June 26, 1922 Eleanor Parker Valley of the Kings
Eleanor Parker, this month’s TCM star, worked in Hollywood for 50 years. Yep. You know her, she’s the gorgeous baroness trying to steal Captain Von Trapp away from our little nun, Maria in Sound of Music. With experience in theater, Eleanor was one of those gifted actresses who could play a range of roles. Some surmise that it was her ability to be so overarching that inevitably made her less known. She’s also Errol Flynn’s ex-wife in Never Say Goodbye.
Read more about her on TCM, and Happy Birthday Eleanor!