Category Archives: New Hampshire Entertainers

Goffstown New Hampshire’s Actor and Writer: Richard Clark Backus (1945-Still Living)

Richard Clark Backus is the son of a physician, born in the small town of Goffstown, New Hampshire. He attended local Goffstown schools, graduating from Goffstown High School in 1963. Wikipedia reports that he attended Harvard University. The “Soap Opera … Continue reading

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The Entertaining Family of New Hampshire’s Alex Philbrick aka Preston

I hope that my readers have been following this season’s American Idol television show.  It is not often that a New Hampshire resident can be found placing so prominently in the entertainment field.  And no, I have not forgotten the … Continue reading

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North Conway New Hampshire Actor and Producer: Gordon A. Clapp (1948-still living)

A native of North Conway, and coming from a family well-known there, Gordon A. Clapp has acted in television, theatre and movies. He has also executive produced and starred in three short films. He has gleaned both American awards [Emmy … Continue reading

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Merrimack New Hampshire Educator and Actress: Marjorie “Maggi” Blanche Parker (1927-still living)

When I browsed the files of the Merrimack Historical Society a year ago, I found a yellowed newspaper clipping describing a remarkable woman whom I had never heard of. The people I write about on this blog are interesting in … Continue reading

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He Taught Henry Ford How To Dance: Swanzey New Hampshire’s Benjamin B. Lovett (1876-1952)

Much is known about Henry Ford–as an inventor, developer of the production line, and history lover. He also was a … Continue reading

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