"Rags" Ragland

Born: Aug 23, 1905

Death: Aug 20, 1946

Birthplace: Louisville

Profession: Actor

Nationality: United States

"Rags" Ragland

Date of Birth : Aug 23, 1905
Date of Death : Aug 20, 1946
Birth Place : Louisville

John Lee Morgan Beauregard "Rags" Ragland was an American comedian and character actor. Ragland made his show business reputation in burlesque, where he was one of the house comics for the famed Minsky burlesque shows. Minsky striptease star Georgia Sothern remembered him fondly in her 1971 memoir, saying she considered Ragland a close friend and the funniest comedian the Minskys had ever produced. His longtime performing partner Phil Silvers referred to Ragland in his autobiography as "my favorite comic".


  • Actor

Also known as

  • John Lee Morgan Beauregard Ragland
  • ''Rags'' Ragland
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