"William Penn Adair "Will" Rogers" 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.
Known as "Oklahoma's Favorite Son", Rogers was born to a prominent Cherokee Nation (19th century)/Cherokee Nation family in Indian Territory (now part of Oklahoma). He traveled around the world three times, made 71 Cinema of the United States/movies (50 silent films and 21 "Sound film/talkies"), wrote more than 4,000 print syndication/nationally syndicated newspaper columns, and became a world-famous figure. By the mid-1930s, the American people adored Rogers. He was the leading political wit of the Progressive Era, and was the top-paid Classical Hollywood cinema/Hollywood movie star at the time. Rogers died in 1935 with aviator Wiley Post, when their small airplane crashed in Alaska.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous actors! More Will Rogers on Wikipedia.