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Also Known As: Melvyn Edouard Hesselberg Died: August 4, 1981
Born: April 5, 1901 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Macon, Georgia, USA Profession: Cast ... actor hat salesman reporter
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Broadway star, in Hollywood from 1931. Often played the suave sophisticate in pursuit of a beautiful woman, as in Ernst Lubitsch's classic "Ninotchka" (1939) opposite Greta Garbo. Douglas began appearing in supporting roles in the early 1960s and turned in an award-winning performance in "Hud" (1963). Married to former actress turned US Representative Helen Gahagan.

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