Today we are wishing Charles Coburn a very happy birthday on what would have been his 142nd birthday.  Coburn was an American actor.   He won an Academy Award for his performance in “The More The Merrier” (1943), as well as receiving two nominations for “The Devil And Miss Jones” (1941) and “The Green Years” (1946).

Marilyn fans will best remember him for his performance as the loveable “Piggy” in the 1953 musical comedy “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes” as well as starring alongide Monroe in one of her earlier supporting roles “Monkey Business” with Cary Grant and Ginger Rogers.

For his contributions to motion pictures, in 1960, Coburn was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame at 6268 Hollywood Boulevard.

Coburn dies of a heart attack on August 30th 1961, leaving behind a wife and seven children.