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James Drury

James Drury



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James Drury rose to fame as an actor, gracing the silver screen many times over the course of his Hollywood career. Drury began his acting career with roles in such films as "Love Me or Leave Me" (1955), "The Tender Trap" (1955) and "Diane" (1956). He also appeared in the sci-fi fantasy "Forbidden Planet" (1956) with Walter Pidgeon, the western "The Last Wagon" (1956) with Richard Widmark and the Richard Egan romance "Love Me Tender" (1956). He kept working in film throughout the fifties and the sixties, starring in the Fred MacMurray western "Good Day For a Hanging" (1958), "Toby Tyler" (1960) and the Hayley Mills drama "Pollyanna" (1960). He also appeared in the adventure "Ten Who Dared" (1960) with Brian Keith. He also was featured in the TV movies "Breakout" (NBC, 1970-71) and "The Devil and Miss Sarah" (ABC, 1971-72). Most recently, Drury appeared in "The Virginian" (TNT, 1999-2000).

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