Who is Will Rogers?

  • (noun): United States humorist remembered for his homespun commentary on politics and American society (1879-1935).
    Synonyms: Rogers, William Penn Adair Rogers

Will Rogers

William Penn Adair "Will" Rogers (November 4, 1879 – August 15, 1935) was an American cowboy, vaudeville performer, humorist, social commentator and motion picture actor. He was one of the world's best-known celebrities in the 1920s and 1930s.

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Will Rogers, Jr. - Biography
... Rogers was born in New York City, where his father was performing ... While on active duty, Rogers was elected to the House of Representatives from California, and was sworn into office on January 3, 1943 ... Rogers was wounded in action and also received a Bronze Star ...
Judge Priest - Will Rogers
... Will Rogers played Judge Priest ... The film played a major role in earning Will Rogers the number one box office star of 1934 ... Rogers earned lots of critical praise for his role in Judge Priest ...
Christina Aguilera (album) - Track Listing
... "Love for All Seasons" Carl Struken, Evan Rogers Rogers, Sturken 359 8 ... "Love Will Find a Way" Sturken, Rogers Rogers, Sturken 356 12 ...
Goals Soccer Centres - History
... Goals started when Keith Rogers co-founded Anchor International Limited and set up what was to be its first branch in 1987 ... Keith Rogers sold the business to 3i for £28 million in 1999 ... Keith Rogers then led an MBI of an existing five-a-side football business in proving top quality five-a-side football facilities ...
The Will Rogers Follies
... The Will Rogers Follies is a musical with a book by Peter Stone, lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, and music by Cy Coleman ... It focuses on the life and career of famed humorist and performer Will Rogers, using as a backdrop the Ziegfeld Follies, which he often headlined, and describes every episode in his life in ... The Rogers character also performs rope tricks in between scenes ...

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    It is our continuing love for our children that makes us want them to become all they can be, and their continuing love for us that helps them accept healthy discipline—from us and eventually from themselves.
    —Fred Rogers (20th century)

    There is a universal truth that I have found in my work. Everybody longs to be loved. And the greatest thing we can do is let somebody know that they are loved and capable of loving.
    —Fred Rogers (20th century)