We said some of those famous women of the Forties, who we featured in the last few weeks, also had famous husbands.
How many of them did you know?
Brenda Marshall’s husband was actually a much bigger star than she — Oscar winner William Holden.
Laraine Day’s famous hubby was Leo Durocher, the loud mouthed manager (Leo the Lip, as he was called, who famously proclaimed “nice guys finish last”). A former player, Durocher was the manager at various times of the then Brooklyn Dodgers, the New York Giants, the Chicago Cubs and the Houston Astros baseball teams.
Three of Rita Hayworth’s five husbands were famous –Orson Welles, Aly Khan, and Dick Haymes.
And Paulette Goddard was married to Charlie Chaplin, Burgess Meredith and Erich Maria Remarque.