Date of Birth
Aug 13, 1904
Birth Place:
Olathe, KS


Billed at the height of his popularity as "America's Boyfriend," Charles "Buddy" Rogers was the son of a Kansas judge. While attending the University of Kansas, Rogers played a variety of instruments with a local jazz band. While he would front a popular Catalina-based band in the 1930s, Rogers is best remembered for his film career, which began when he was recruited for Paramount Pictures' talent...