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Cecil B. DeMille

Cecil B. DeMille


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Also Known As: Died: January 21, 1959
Born: August 12, 1881 Cause of Death: heart ailment
Birth Place: Ashfield, Massachusetts, USA Profession: Director ...


father: Henry Churchill de Mille. Schoolteacher, theatrical producer, playwright. Of Dutch descent; died 1893 of typhus.
mother: Beatrice Samuel. Actor, author's representative, playwright. English-Jewish.
brother: William C de Mille. Playwright, producer. Older; died on March 8, 1955 at age 76; father of dancer-choreoagrapher Agnes de Mille.
sister: Agnes de Mille. Died as infant.
daughter: Cecilia DeMille Presley. Born in 1908.
son: John DeMille. Adopted.
daughter: Katherine DeMille. Adopted; married to actor Anthony Quinn from 1937 to 1965.
son: Richard de Mille. Adopted; natural son of DeMille's brother William and actress Lorna Moon; born c. 1922.
niece: Agnes de Mille. Dancer, choreographer.

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