Maysville Kentucky Blog

The Maysville Kentucky Blog is your guide to the beautiful and historic small town of Maysville Kentucky, snuggled into the rolling hills along the Ohio River. Though this blog has been discontinued, you can get your Maysville Kentucky fix over at Ken Downing's Mason County Kentucky Blog @

Thursday, December 15, 2005

Maysville Kentucky Actors and Actresses

Maysville, Kentucky, has lent many stars to Hollywood, the silver screen, and television who were born in the Maysville or surrounding areas. Needless to say, most are familiar with the actor George Clooney who was actually born in Lexington in 1961, but was raised in the Augusta-Maysville area. Some of the others who may or may not be known include:

Nick Clooney, George's father, who appeared in an uncredited role in the 1958 movie The High Cost of Loving, and was born January 13th 1935 in Maysville.

Don Hurst, born August 12th, 1905, a major league ball player who appeared in an uncredited role in Alibi Ike (1935), also born in Maysville.

Lorimer Johnston, born November 2nd, 1858, in Maysville, Kentucky, and wrote, directed, and starred in several films between 1913 and 1940.

Henry Wadsworth, born June 18th, 1897, in Maysville, Kentucky, and star of films between 1929 and 1945.

Betty Clooney, who starred in the "The Robert Q. Lewis Show" after the Clooney Sisters duo broke up and Rosemary went solo, was born the 12th of April, 1931, in Maysville, Kentucky.

Rosemary Clooney, star of "The Stars Are Singing" (1953) and "White Christmas" (1954) was born in Maysville, Kentucky, on May 23rd, 1928.

And most recently, Cindy Hall, star of "Survivor: Guatemala", was born in Maysville, Kentucky, the 28th of June, 1974.


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