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Also Known As: Died: September 3, 1991
Born: May 18, 1897 Cause of Death: natural causes
Birth Place: Italy Profession: Director ...


wife: Helen Howell. Actor. Married in 1924; divorced in 1928.
companion: Barbara Stanwyck. Actor. Acted in five of Capra's films, beginning with "Ladies of Leisure" (1930) and ending with "Meet John Doe" (1941); had relationship in the early 1930s while she was still married to Frank Fay; Capra wanted to marry her but she refused him.
wife: Lucille Florence Reyburn. Married engineer Francis Clarke Reyburn in 1928; widowed c. 1929; married Capra in 1932; had four children together; born on April 23, 1903; died on July 1, 1984; claimed to be a descendent of Horatio, Lord Nelson and Sir Thomas More.

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