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Also Known As: Died: April 16, 1992
Born: August 13, 1920 Cause of Death: emphysema
Birth Place: Griswold, Iowa, USA Profession: actor

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Highly decorated WWII soldier who carved a niche as a tough-guy character actor, beginning with a role as a hood in the film noir, "D.O.A." (1950). Brand's rough-hewn features helped him project an air of menace in hard-boiled dramas, war films and westerns, most notably as the convict representative in "Riot in Cell Block 11" (1954). He portrayed gangster Al Capone three times: in "The George Raft Story" (1961), "The Scarface Mob" (1962) and TV's "The Untouchables." Brand also starred as a rowdy, occasionally bumbling Texas Ranger in the 1960s western series, "Laredo."

Highly decorated WWII soldier who carved a niche as a tough-guy character actor, beginning with a role as a hood in the film noir, "D.O.A." (1950). Brand's rough-hewn features helped him project an air of menace in hard-boiled dramas, war films and westerns, most notably as the convict representative in "Riot in Cell Block 11" (1954). He portrayed gangster Al Capone three times: in "The George Raft Story" (1961), "The Scarface Mob" (1962) and TV's "The Untouchables." Brand also starred as a rowdy, occasionally bumbling Texas Ranger in the 1960s western series, "Laredo."

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Ninth Configuration, The (1985) Major Marvin Groper
2.
 Evils of the Night (1985) Kurt
3.
 Angels Brigade (1980)
4.
 Without Warning (1980) Leo
5.
 Hi-Riders, The (1978)
6.
 Five Days From Home (1978) Inspector Markley
7.
 Mouse and His Child, The (1977) Voice Of Iggy
8.
 Captains Courageous (1977) Little Penn
9.
 Fire! (1977) Larry Durant
10.
 Quest, The (1976) Shea
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Served in the US army
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Was army platoon sergeant during WWII
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Upon discharge from Army, was fourth most decorated American soldier of WWII
1946:
First acting experience in an Army Signal Corps movie (with Charlton Heston)
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Appeared off Broadway after WWII
1950:
Film acting debut in "D.O.A."
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Starred as Texas Ranger Reese Bennett in TV series, "Laredo"
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wife:
Mae Brand.

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brother:
Bryce Brand.
sister:
Babara Byrne.
sister:
Louise Turngren.
daughter:
Mary Raymer.
daughter:
Katrina Brand.
daughter:
Michelle Beuttel.
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