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Ralph Dumke was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Dumke started his acting career landing roles in such films as "All the King's Men" (1949), "Where Danger Lives" (1950) and "Mystery Street" (1950) with Ricardo Montalban. He also appeared in "The Breaking Point" (1950) with John Garfield, the drama "The Fireball" (1950) with Mickey Rooney and the comedy "The Law and the Lady" (1951) with Greer Garson. His film career continued throughout the fifties in productions like the Ginger Rogers comedy "We're Not Married" (1952), the drama "The Mississippi Gambler" (1953) with Tyrone Power and the Leslie Caron dramatic adaptation "Lili" (1953). He also appeared in the crime picture "Count the Hours" (1953) with Teresa Wright. In the latter half of his career, he continued to act in the Fred Astaire adaptation "Daddy Long Legs" (1955), "Forever, Darling" (1956) and "Invasion of the Body Snatchers" (1956). He also appeared in the Judy Holliday comedy adaptation "The Solid Gold Cadillac" (1956) and the Donald O'Connor biopic "The Buster Keaton Story" (1957). Dumke last acted in the Ernie Kovacs comedy "Wake Me When It's Over" (1960). Dumke passed away in January 1964 at the age of...

Ralph Dumke was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Dumke started his acting career landing roles in such films as "All the King's Men" (1949), "Where Danger Lives" (1950) and "Mystery Street" (1950) with Ricardo Montalban. He also appeared in "The Breaking Point" (1950) with John Garfield, the drama "The Fireball" (1950) with Mickey Rooney and the comedy "The Law and the Lady" (1951) with Greer Garson. His film career continued throughout the fifties in productions like the Ginger Rogers comedy "We're Not Married" (1952), the drama "The Mississippi Gambler" (1953) with Tyrone Power and the Leslie Caron dramatic adaptation "Lili" (1953). He also appeared in the crime picture "Count the Hours" (1953) with Teresa Wright. In the latter half of his career, he continued to act in the Fred Astaire adaptation "Daddy Long Legs" (1955), "Forever, Darling" (1956) and "Invasion of the Body Snatchers" (1956). He also appeared in the Judy Holliday comedy adaptation "The Solid Gold Cadillac" (1956) and the Donald O'Connor biopic "The Buster Keaton Story" (1957). Dumke last acted in the Ernie Kovacs comedy "Wake Me When It's Over" (1960). Dumke passed away in January 1964 at the age of 65.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 All in a Night's Work (1961) Baker
2.
 Elmer Gantry (1960) Salesman in speakeasy
3.
 Wake Me When It's Over (1960) Senator Gillespie
4.
 Loving You (1957) Jim Tallman
5.
 The Buster Keaton Story (1957) Mr. Jennings
6.
 When Gangland Strikes (1956) Walter Pritchard
8.
 The Solid Gold Cadillac (1956) Warren Gillie
9.
 Forever, Darling (1956) Henry Opdyke
10.
 Artists and Models (1956) Trim
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