Brendan Da Costa articles

Carole Landis Facts
July 24, 2024 Brendan Da Costa

Suspicious Facts About Carole Landis, The Tragic Blonde

Before Marilyn Monroe, Hollywood's most infamous blonde bombshell was Carole Landis, but sadly, her story was even more tragic.
Florence Foster Jenkins Facts
July 24, 2024 Brendan Da Costa

Off-Key Facts About Florence Foster Jenkins, The World’s Worst Singer

Forget William Hung. Florence Foster Jenkins is the undisputed worst singer in the history of the world—but was she in on the joke?
Gilda Radner Facts
July 23, 2024 Brendan Da Costa

Crazy Facts About Gilda Radner, Late Night’s Cursed Comedian

Gilda Radner and Gene Wilder had a love story for the ages. The pair couldn’t bear to be apart—which makes what happened to them all the more devastating.
Herman J. Mankiewicz Facts
July 19, 2024 Brendan Da Costa

Hard-Living Facts About Herman J. Mankiewicz, Hollywood's Wild Rebel

The feud between Herman J. Mankiewicz and Orson Welles was both bitter and brutal—but few could’ve predicted the bizarre way it all ended.
Carol Channing Facts
July 16, 2024 Brendan Da Costa

Fun Facts About Carol Channing, The First Lady Of Musical Comedy

Carol Channing Facts. Carol Channing was a Broadway bombshell who famously starred in Hello, Dolly! But her life wasn't always as happy as her cheery plays.
Robert Mitchum Facts
July 15, 2024 Brendan Da Costa

Rebellious Facts About Robert Mitchum, Hollywood's First Bad Boy

In the 1950s, Robert Mitchum was THE film noir villain. If he’s not as well-known now, maybe it's because of his dark downfall.
Lila Lee Facts
July 11, 2024 Brendan Da Costa

Scandalous Facts About Lila Lee, The Forgotten Siren

hroughout her career, Lila Lee faced more than her fair share of scandals—but only one was so disturbing that it derailed her career.
Peter Lorre Facts
July 11, 2024 Brendan Da Costa

Menacing Facts About Peter Lorre, The Original Bond Villain

Peter Lorre had Hollywood's most chilling stare—yet few people know the incredibly dark history that lay behind those icy eyes.
Shelley Duvall Facts
July 11, 2024 Brendan Da Costa

Easy Facts About Shelley Duvall, The Eccentric Actress

Shelley Duvall is best known for her chilling performance in “The Shining”—but few know that behind the scenes, Duvall was living a real-life horror story.