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George Breakston

George Breakston



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Also Known As: George Breakstine Died: May 21, 1973
Born: January 22, 1920 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Paris, FR Profession: Cast ... actor producer director


George Breakston's acting career began when he was a mere 14 years old. Early on in his acting career, Breakston landed roles in various films, including the comedy "A Successful Failure" (1934) with William Collier Sr., the Henry Hull dramatic adaptation "Great Expectations" (1934) and the Clark Gable comedy "It Happened One Night" (1934). He also appeared in "Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch" (1934), "No Greater Glory" (1934) and "Life Returns" (1935). His film career continued throughout the thirties in productions like the Fredric March dramatic adaptation "The Dark Angel" (1935), the adaptation "The Return of Peter Grimm" (1935) with Lionel Barrymore and "Love Finds Andy Hardy" (1938). He also appeared in the Lewis Stone comedy "Andy Hardy Gets Spring Fever" (1939) and the historical feature "Jesse James" (1939) with Tyrone Power. Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in "Judge Hardy and Son" (1939) with Lewis Stone, the musical drama "Swanee River" (1939) with Don Ameche and the Mickey Rooney comedy "Andy Hardy's Private Secretary" (1941). He also appeared in the musical comedy "Life Begins For Andy Hardy" (1941) with Lewis Stone. Breakston more recently directed "The Manster" (1960) with Peter Dyneley. Breakston passed away in May 1973 at the age of 53.

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