In the Stars – August 13

August 13 – Bert (Leo) Lahr –
This Leo Really was a Lion

“Mini Biography
Fittingly known to be a “Leo” for his horoscope, Bert Lahr is always remembered as the Cowardly Lion (and the farmer “Zeke”) in The Wizard of Oz (1939). But during his acting career, he has been known for being in burlesque, vaudeville, and Broadway.”  (

Now that’s what I call a star whose fate (and name) was really written in the stars.

Other Famous Birthdays Today:

Related Articles:

The Weekly Planets and Stars

Famous People Born on August 13 a to z. (2012).  The Biography Channel website. Retrieved August 12, 2012, from (Photos and Bios)

Photos and Bert (“Leo”) Lahr Mini Biography Courtesy of

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