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Lon Chaney Jr.

Lon Chaney Jr.



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Also Known As: Creighton Chaney,Creighton Tull Chaney,Creighton Chaney,Lon Chaney [Jr.] Died: July 12, 1973
Born: February 10, 1906 Cause of Death: liver failure
Birth Place: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA Profession: Cast ... actor boilermaker fruit picker butcher boy plumber


Heavy-set character actor, mostly in horror films or westerns whose most famous role was as "The Wolf Man" in numerous films. Chaney also appeared out of monster makeup in support of Bob Hope in "My Favorite Brunette" (1947), and as the arthritic marshall in "High Noon" (1952), but his finest starring role was as the slow-witted Lennie in Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men" (1939).

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