Actor, Soundtrack, Director
One of Hollywood's preeminent male stars of all time (eclipsed, perhaps, only by "King" Clark Gable and arguably by Gary Cooper or Spencer Tracy), and the cinema's quintessential "tough guy", James Cagney was also an accomplished--if rather stiff--hoofer and easily played light comedy. James Francis Cagney was born on the Lower East Side of ...
Born: July 17, 1899
Star sign: Cancer
Height: 5' 6½" (1.69 m)
Known for: White Heat (1949), Angels with Dirty Faces (1938), Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942), One, Two, Three (1961)