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Also Known As: Died: October 3, 1965
Born: February 24, 1914 Cause of Death: brain tumor
Birth Place: Austin, Texas, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Dropped out of college and sailed to England to pursue a stage career
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Toured with the English Repertory Company
1934:
First prominent stage role in "The Outsider" performed in Bath, England
1935:
Returned to the USA
1940:
Moved to NYC to work with the Theater Guild
1944:
Signed to severn-year contract by Warner Bros.
1944:
Screen debut in "The Mask of Dimitrios"
1945:
Co-starred with Joan Crawford in "Mildred Pierce"
1945:
Starred in what is generally considered his best role, "The Southerner"
1948:
Played a remorseless villain in "Ruthless"
1950:
Injured in a boating accident
1951:
When Warner Bros. contract ended, worked free-lance
1951:
Arrested twice; once in New Orleans for drinking with blacks; and again in Hawaii for public drunkeness
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Began appearing in TV shows like "Robert Montgomery Presents", "Lux Video Theater" and others
1956:
Co-starred with Gilbert Roland and Robert Mitchum in "Bandito"
1956:
Played the King in the Broadway musical "The King and I"
1959:
Starred opposite wife Ruth Ford on Broadway in the short-lived "Requiem for a Nun"
1960:
Directed by Luis Bunuel in "The Young One/La Joven"
1961:
Portrayed Rochester in a TV adaptation of "Jane Eyre" (CBS)
1962:
Final film, "It's Only Money"
1963:
Last stage appearance in "Rainy Night in Newark"
1964:
Diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor
1965:
In July, underwent brain surgery

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