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365 Days of Oscar: Bellamy the Birthday Boy

Today is the birthday of Ralph Bellamy, one of old Hollywood’s greatest second bananas. He is perhaps best known for his one nominated turn in the great The Awful Truth. Later, audiences rediscovered him in Trading Places and his final film, Pretty Woman. In between those two, he even received a lifetime achievement Oscar. A true great.

This article is part of a special year-long series of anecdotes, reflections and thoughts about the Academy Awards.