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Also Known As: Died: October 13, 1966
Born: November 19, 1891 Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: Indianapolis, Indiana, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1900:
Made formal theatrical debut as "Cholly" in "The Brownies" at Carnegie Hall
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Gave first one-man art show at age 14
1911:
Made operatic debut in "Mignon" at the Back Bay Opera House in Boston
1912:
Performed with the Aborn Opera Company in "Madama Butterfly" and "Hansel and Gretel"
1913:
Made operetta debut in "The Purple Road" in New York
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Teamed with Bonnie Glass in a dancing act while he also taught dancing privately at the Webb Dance Studio; later teamed with Jenny Dolly and Mae Murray as ballroom dancer
1917:
Musical comedy debut, ""Love O'Mike"
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Dramatic stage debut, "Meet the Wife" opposite Mary Boland
1920:
Film acting debut, "Polly With a Past"
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Appeared on Broadway opposite Marilyn Miller in "Sunny", Beatrice Lillie in "She's My Baby" and Gertrude Lawrence in "Treasure Girl
1936:
Signed by MGM at weekly salary of $3,000; stayed 18-months without making a picture
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Returned to stage
1942:
While touring in Noel Coward's "Blithe Spirit" called to Hollywood to star in "Laura"
1944:
"Laura" is made, and Webb becomes an unexpected movie star
1950:
Made motion picture exhibitors' poll of top ten boxoffice stars; placed 7th
1961:
Retired due to ill health
1963:
Underwent abdominal surgery
1966:
Was operated on to remove intestinal blockage in May

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