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Also Known As: Died: November 7, 1959
Born: December 10, 1886 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Kent, England, GB Profession: actor

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Former prizefighter (he once went six rounds against the great Jack Johnson) who entered British films in 1920 and moved to the USA five years later. McLaglen's blunt features were a familiar sight in films by John Ford, and he won an Oscar as the heavy-drinking title character of the director's gripping classic, "The Informer" (1935). Father of director Andrew V McLaglen and brother of actors Clifford, Cyril, Kenneth, Arthur and Leopold.

Former prizefighter (he once went six rounds against the great Jack Johnson) who entered British films in 1920 and moved to the USA five years later. McLaglen's blunt features were a familiar sight in films by John Ford, and he won an Oscar as the heavy-drinking title character of the director's gripping classic, "The Informer" (1935). Father of director Andrew V McLaglen and brother of actors Clifford, Cyril, Kenneth, Arthur and Leopold.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Sea Fury (1958) Captain Bellew
2.
 The Abductors (1957) Tom Muldoon
3.
 Around the World in 80 Days (1956) Helmsman, S.S. Henrietta
4.
 Bengazi (1955) Robert Emmet Donovan
5.
 City of Shadows (1955) Big Tim Channing
6.
 Many Rivers to Cross (1955) Cadmus Cherne
7.
 Lady Godiva of Coventry (1955) Grimald
8.
 Trouble in the Glen (1954) Parlan MacFarr
9.
 Prince Valiant (1954) Boltar
10.
 Fair Wind to Java (1953) O'Brien
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Education

St Boniface School: -

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wife:
Enid Mary McLaglen.

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father:
Reverend Andrew McLaglen. Clergyman.
brother:
Arthur McLaglen. Actor.
brother:
Clifford McLaglen. Actor.
brother:
Cyril McLaglen. Actor.
brother:
Kenneth McLaglen. Actor.
brother:
Leopold McLaglen. Actor.
son:
Andrew V McLaglen. Director. Born 1920.
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