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John Wray was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Wray's earliest roles were in film, including "New York Nights" (1929), "All Quiet on the Western Front" (1930) with Lew Ayres and the dramatic adaptation "The Miracle Man" (1932) with Sylvia Sidney. He also appeared in "The Match King" (1932) with Warren William, "I Am a Fugitive From a Chain Gang" (1932) and "Doctor X" (1932) with Lionel Atwill. His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like "The Defense Rests" (1934), "The Big Shakedown" (1934) and "The Whole Town's Talking" (1935). He also appeared in the adventure "Frisco Kid" (1935) with James Cagney. Toward the end of his career, he tackled roles in the Henry Fonda crime feature "You Only Live Once" (1937), the action film "Spawn of the North" (1938) with George Raft and "Gangs of New York" (1938). He also appeared in the drama "A Man to Remember" (1938) with Anne Shirley and the Jack Holt drama "Crime Takes a Holiday" (1938). Wray was most recently credited in "Target: The Corrupters" (ABC, 1961-62). Wray passed away in April 1940 at the age of 53.

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