Caption: Still of Judy Garland, Ray Bolger, Jack Haley and Bert Lahr in The Wizard of Oz (1939)
Actor, Soundtrack, Writer
Born: August 13, 1895
Star sign: Leo
Height: 5' 9" (1.75 m)
Known for: The Wizard of Oz (1939), Ship Ahoy (1942), Sing Your Worries Away (1942), Flying High (1931)
Fittingly known to be a "Leo" for his horoscope, Bert Lahr is always remembered as the Cowardly Lion in (and the farmer "Zeke") The Wizard of Oz (1939). But during his acting career, he has been known for being in burlesque, vaudeville, and Broadway. Dropped out of high school at the age of fifteen for a juvenile vaudeville act, Lahr worked his way...