Doris Day believed she was born in 1924 until her 95th birthday when the Associated Press found a birth certificate with the year 1922 on it.
Rita Hayworth began showing signs of Alzheimer's during her 40s. Even as it worsened, people blamed her behavior on her heavy drinking. She never got a proper diagnosis until 1979 and upon her death in 1987 at just 68, she would become a major public face for Alzheimer's Awareness.
Grace Kelly became close friends with dancer Josephine Baker after Kelly stormed out of a nightclub in NYC that Baker was denied entry because she was black.
Liza Minnelli only accepted the role of Lucille 2 on Arrested Development because she was asked in person by Ron Howard, who she had babysat when he was a child and she a teen.
Jennifer Lopez wearing a green Versace dress during the 42nd Annual Grammy Awards subsequently led to the creation of Google's image search.
When Cher was in 5th grade, she directed a musical for her school. When the boys didn't want to participate, she acted the male roles and sang their songs.
Emma Watson used to mouth Rupert Grint's and Daniel Radcliffe's lines during the filming of Harry Potter and the Philosopher Stone.
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After finishing a fundraiser for the army, actress Carole Lombard (highest paid actress of the 30s and Clark Gable's wife) flipped a coin on whether to return home by plane or train. TWA Flight crashed 13 minutes after takeoff killing Lombard, her mother, and 21 others.
Christina Ricci's acting career started by stealing a role in her school play. At the audition, she taunted her acting rival to hit her, told on him and he lost the role to her as part of his punishment. That role got her discovered and on the career path, we know today.
Kristen Bell had to re-record some of her lines in Frozen to have a more ‘womanly’ tone when she gave birth during production because it deepened her voice.