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|Also Known As:||Died:||March 3, 1996|
|Born:||February 8, 1902||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Brainard, Nebraska, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Mother died when he was an infant; he was kidnapped by his grandmother, who renamed and raised him
First show business job, assisting tent show magician in Omaha
Formed Lyle Talbot Players in Nebraska
Moved to California to test for talkies
Film debut, "Love is a Racket"
Critically injured in motorcar accident
Was one of the founding members of Screen Actors Guild (membership card Number 21)
Critically burned in fire, rescuing a friend
Appeared on Broadway in "Separate Rooms"
Enlisted as non-commissioned officer
Played recurring roles on several TV series in the 1950s
Final feature, "Sunrise at Campobello"
Final film appearance, documentary "The Haunted World of Edward D. Wood, Jr"
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