1908 – Actor Don Ameche Born

On this date Dominic Amici was born in Kenosha. Ameche attended Marquette University and the UW. He made his stage debut with Al Jackson Stock Company in Madison in 1928. A well-known film actor during the 1930s and 40s, Ameche won an Academy Award as Best Supporting Actor in the film in 1986. Other notable roles include (1936), (both 1938), (1939), (both 1939), (1940), (1941), (1943), and (1944). Ameche died of prostate cancer on December 6, 1993 in Scottsdale, Arizona. [Source: ]