Buddy and Don Return
Actor Buddy Rogers returns to KU to present the first “Buddy” award to actor Don Johnson. Rogers starred with Clara Bow in “Wings”, the first movie to win an Academy Award for Best Picture. Johnson starred in TV’s “Miami Vice”.
Rogers was also awarded his own Buddy Award. The award was established by the THMA Professional Advisory Committee to honor Rogers’ service to the University and humanity. The award was designed by KU professor of art (right), Elden C. Tefft
Rogers attended KU from 1923-25 and Johnson attended KU in 1967-68.