Coast Guard members Bernard Webber, Andy Fitzgerald, Richard Livesey and Ervin Maske, whose story is told in The Finest Hours movie starring Chris Pine. Read 'The Finest Hours: History vs. Hollywood' at: http://www.historyvshollywood.com/reelfaces/finest-hours/
Chris Cooper (1951- ) He was born in KCMO. He served in the Coast Guard Reserve before graduating from the University of Missouri. He has appeared in numerous films and won the Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his role in the 2002 film "Adaptation".