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Also Known As: Died: October 2, 1956
Born: September 30, 1882 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Profession: actor, minstrel entertainer, rancher

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Burly supporting player and unlikely romantic lead who entered film in the early 1920s and distinguished himself in several works by director Josef von Sternberg, notably the seminal gangster film "Underworld" (1927) and the brilliantly photographed "Docks of New York" (1928).

Burly supporting player and unlikely romantic lead who entered film in the early 1920s and distinguished himself in several works by director Josef von Sternberg, notably the seminal gangster film "Underworld" (1927) and the brilliantly photographed "Docks of New York" (1928).

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Whistling in Dixie (1942) Sheriff Claude Stagg
2.
 The Bugle Sounds (1942) Russell
3.
 Syncopation (1942) Mr. [Steve] Porter
4.
 Little Men (1941) Major Burdle
5.
 Texas (1941) Windy Miller
6.
 When the Daltons Rode (1940) Caleb Winters
7.
 Green Hell (1940) Tex Morgan
8.
 Young Tom Edison (1940) Samuel Edison
9.
 Each Dawn I Die (1939) [Warden] John Armstrong
10.
 Stagecoach (1939) [Marshal] Curley [Wilcox]
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1921:
Film acting debut in "The Journey's End"
1942:
Retired to become rancher

Education

United States Naval Academy: Annapolis , Maryland -

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wife:
Octavia Brooke. Actor.

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