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Erville Alderson was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Alderson's career in acting began with his roles in various films like the historical feature "America" (1924) with Neil Hamilton, "Sally of the Sawdust" (1925) with Carol Dempster and "The Girl From Chicago" (1927). He also appeared in "A Thief in the Dark" (1928), the John Gilbert dramatic adaptation "Redemption" (1930) and "The Bad Man" (1930). He continued to act in productions like the historical film "The Scarlet Empress" (1934) with Marlene Dietrich, "Square Shooter" (1935) and "Woman Wanted" (1935). He also appeared in "The County Chairman" (1935). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in "Bad Men of Missouri" (1941), the biopic drama "Sergeant York" (1941) with Gary Cooper and the Bob Hope comedy "My Favorite Blonde" (1942). He also appeared in the drama "Commandos Strike at Dawn" (1942) with Paul Muni and the Linda Darnell biographical drama "The Loves of Edgar Allan Poe" (1942). Alderson last acted in the biopic "The Spirit of St. Louis" (1957) with James Stewart. Alderson passed away in August 1957 at the age of 75.

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