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|Also Known As:||Died:||August 12, 1982|
|Born:||May 16, 1905||Cause of Death:||heart failure|
|Birth Place:||Grand Island, Nebraska, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
RATE AND COMMENT
Amateur stage actor at Omaha Community Playhouse
Joined the University Players Guild
Broadway actor (walk-on) "The Game of Life and Death"
Made film debut in a leading role opposite Janet Gaynor in "The Farmer Takes a Wife"
First collaboration with director John Ford, "Young Mr. Lincoln"
Last films before WWII service, "The Immortal Sergeant" and "The Ox-Bow Incident"
Returned to films in John Ford's "My Darling Clementine"
Last feature films for seven years, "A Miracle Can Happen/On Our Merry Way" and John Ford's "Fort Apache"
Returned to Broadway to star in "Mister Roberts"; stayed with the hit for much of its lengthy run, and later went on tour with the show
Returned to films to star in an adaptation of "Mister Roberts"
Lone credit as feature film producer, "Twelve Angry Men", in collaboration with playwright and screenwriter Reginald Rose; Fonda also starred in the film
Starred on Broadway opposite Olivia De Havilland in "A Gift of Time"
Last film, "On Golden Pond"
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