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Also Known As: Carl Henry Vogt Died: May 12, 1956
Born: February 16, 1895 Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: actor

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In silent films as a young man but best remembered for his elderly roles of the 1950s, notably as the lead in "Julius Caesar" (1953) and as Oliver Wendell Holmes in John Sturges's "The Magnificent Yankee" (1950). Married to actresses Ilka Chase, Julia Hoyt, Natalie Schaefer and Marianne Stewart.

In silent films as a young man but best remembered for his elderly roles of the 1950s, notably as the lead in "Julius Caesar" (1953) and as Oliver Wendell Holmes in John Sturges's "The Magnificent Yankee" (1950). Married to actresses Ilka Chase, Julia Hoyt, Natalie Schaefer and Marianne Stewart.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 High Society (1956) Uncle Willie
2.
 Forever, Darling (1956) Charles Y. Bewell
3.
 The Prodigal (1955) Nahreeb
4.
 Blackboard Jungle (1955) Jim Murdock
5.
 Rhapsody (1954) Nicholas Durant
6.
 The Student Prince (1954) King [Ferdinand] of Karlsburg
7.
 Executive Suite (1954) George Nyle Caswell
8.
 Betrayed (1954) Gen. Ten Eyck
9.
 Athena (1954) Grandpa [Ulysses] Mulvain
10.
 Men of the Fighting Lady (1954) James A. Michener
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1921:
Feature debut, "The Blot"
1931:
First sound film, "Blonde Crazy"
1946:
Appeared in Alfred Hitchcock's, "Notorious"
1950:
Starred as Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes in "The Magnificent Yankee"
1956:
Final feature, "High Society"
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Notes

Died in Tokyo during filming of "The Tea House of the August Moon."

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wife:
Ilka Chase. Actor. Married in June 1926; divorced.
wife:
Julia Hoyt. Actor.
wife:
Natalie Schafer. Actor. Married on April 20, 1933; divorced c. 1942.
companion:
Dorothy Gish. Actor.
wife:
Marianne Stewart. Actor.
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