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Brad Dexter

Brad Dexter

  • Asphalt Jungle, The (1950) September 04 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
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Also Known As: Died: December 11, 2002
Born: April 9, 1917 Cause of Death: pneumonia complications
Birth Place: Goldfield, Nevada, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Raised in poverty in Nevada; began working at age seven to help support family
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Was an amateur boxer
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Served in the US Air Corps during WWII
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Stage acting debut (as Barry Mitchell) in "Winged Victory"
1950:
Feature film debut, "The Asphalt Jungle", directed by John Huston; first credit as Brad Dexter
1955:
Co-starred with Robert Ryan and Robert Stack in "House of Bamboo"
1958:
Supported Burt Lancaster and Clark Gable in "Run Silent, Run Deep"
1960:
Portrayed Yul Brynner's pal in "The Magnificent Seven"
1961:
Cast as gangster Bugsy Siegel in "The George Raft Story"
1964:
Saved Frank Sinatra from drowning in Hawaii during the filming of "None But the Brave"
1965:
Co-starred with Sinatra in "None But the Brave" and "Von Ryan's Express"
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Hired to work at Frank Sinatra's production company Artanis
1967:
Produced "The Naked Runner", starring Sinatra
1970:
Served as producer of "The Lawyer"
1972:
Returned to film acting in "Jory"
1975:
Appeared as a senator in "Shampoo"
1976:
TV-movie debut "Law and Order" (NBC)
1977:
Cast as Alvin Karples in "The Secret Files of J Edgar Hoover"
1978:
Acted in "House Calls"
1979:
Appeared in "Winter Kills"; last film for more than 10 years
1980:
Produced the TV-movie "Skag", starring Karl Malden
1990:
Last film (to date) "Secret Ingredient"

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