Children in Films: The boy Winslow

Once upon a screen...

George Karl Wentzlaff was born on May 3, 1946 in Los Angeles, California.  He took (or was given) the stage name George Winslow and was billed as George “Foghorn” Winslow is several of the feature films he appeared in during the 1950s.  Films, I might add, in which he often took the spotlight away from the likes of Cary Grant and Marilyn Monroe.  No matter how small the part or whether it was just one scene in which he appeared, George was always memorable.  He is my favorite child in film.


Although George Winslow is probably best remembered for his (undeniably) unique raspy voice, hence the “Foghorn” moniker, he also had a wonderful, deadpan delivery and demeanor that baffled the adults he played against in his movies, a fact that remains endlessly entertaining.

I chose George Winslow as the topic of this post, which is my contribution to the Children…

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