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|Also Known As:||Died:||December 18, 1993|
|Born:||June 14, 1919||Cause of Death:||cancer|
|Birth Place:||Chicago, Illinois, USA||Profession:||Cast ... actor director producer|
Distinguished looking, left-leaning actor who came to the screen in 1948 after considerable experience as an actor/director on the Chicago and Broadway stage. During the "Red Scare", Wanamaker appeared in "Give Us This Day" (1949), directed in London by Edward Dmytryk, a blacklisted member of the Hollywood Ten and after appearing in another film in England remained there to avoid any possible repercussions for his political commitments. After appearing in two British productions, however, he found that the tentacles of the Hollywood blacklist reached across the Atlantic, making it impossible for him to continue working in film.
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