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Also Known As: Glen Langan Died: January 26, 1991
Born: July 8, 1917 Cause of Death: lymphoma
Birth Place: Denver, Colorado, USA Profession: actor, salesman, real estate salesman

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Ruggedly handsome leading man or second lead in Hollywood in the 1940s. His starring performance opposite Luise Rainer in the 1942 Broadway revival of James Barrie's "Kiss for Cinderella" won him a Hollywood contract with 20th Century Fox. Langan is best remembered as a French teacher idolized by a student (Jeanne Crain) in "Margie", a young doctor protecting a shy governess (Gene Tierney) in "Dragonwyck" (both 1946) and the psychiatrist in "The Snake Pit" (1948). Langan was married in 1949 to the former actress Adele Jergens.

Ruggedly handsome leading man or second lead in Hollywood in the 1940s. His starring performance opposite Luise Rainer in the 1942 Broadway revival of James Barrie's "Kiss for Cinderella" won him a Hollywood contract with 20th Century Fox. Langan is best remembered as a French teacher idolized by a student (Jeanne Crain) in "Margie", a young doctor protecting a shy governess (Gene Tierney) in "Dragonwyck" (both 1946) and the psychiatrist in "The Snake Pit" (1948). Langan was married in 1949 to the former actress Adele Jergens.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 The Andromeda Strain (1971) Secretary of State
2.
 Chisum (1970) Dudley
3.
4.
 Jungle Heat (1957) Roger McRae
5.
 The Amazing Colossal Man (1957) Lt. Col. Glenn Manning
6.
 Outlaw Treasure (1955) Sam Casey [also known as Black Jack]
7.
 The Big Chase (1954) Pete Grayson
8.
 One Girl's Confession (1953) Johnny
9.
 99 River Street (1953) Lloyd Morgan
10.
 Hangman's Knot (1952) Capt. Petersen
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Began career as assistant manager at Elitch Gardens, Denver
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New York stage debut in a walk-on part in "Swing Your Lady"
1939:
Film debut, "The Return of Dr. X"
1942:
Starred opposite Luise Rainer in Broadway revival of "Kiss for Cinderella"; performance won him Hollywood contract
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Worked as divisional sales manager for National Utility Service of San Francisco in the mid-1970s
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Notes

"Glenn Langan was one of the several faceless players who popped up with regularity in Fox products in usually interchangeable parts."--(from biography of Darryl F. Zanuck, "Don't Say Yes Until I Finish Talking")

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wife:
Adele Jergens. Actor. Married 1949 until his death in 1991; co-starred in "The Treasure of Monte Cristo" (1949).

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son:
Tracy Langan. Marketing director. With Panavision, movie camera manufacturer.

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