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Will Rogers was an entertainer known for his folksy charm and witty one-liners. He started out in Wild West shows and eventually made his way to Broadway and films.
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Will Rogers worked in varied Wild West shows in the U.S. and overseas, and in 1905 he displayed his roping skills at a horse show at Madison Square Garden. This led to his acting career, which started on Broadway (The Wall Street Girl) and ended in films (In Old Kentucky, A Connecticut Yankee). Rogers was known for his folksy wisdom and one-liners that playfully poked fun at just about everything.
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