Will Rogers

Nov 4, 1879


As a boy, Rogers became an expert rider and rope-twirler; he first performed in a Johannesburg Wild West Show during the Boer War. In the U.S., he worked in fairs and vaudeville, gradually developing an act that included humor. He began appearing in musical comedy in 1912; five years later, he starred with the Ziegfeld Follies. Beginning in 1918, Rogers… More


Will Rogers Videos

Nancy, Please
2 minutes 52 seconds
The Eddie Cantor Story
3 minutes 46 seconds

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