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Also Known As: Died: February 11, 1982
Born: November 23, 1902 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Dawson City, Alabama, USA Profession: actor, playwright

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CAST: (feature film)

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 A Time for Dying (1982) Judge Roy Bean
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 Mountain Men, The (1980) Iron Belly
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 Perilous Voyage (1976) Dr Henry Merrill
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 Frasier, The Sensuous Lion (1973) Frasier'S Voice
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 Papillon (1973) Indian Chief
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 Time For Dying, A (1971) Judge Roy Bean
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 Flap (1970) Wounded Bear Mr. Smith
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Education

University of California: -

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wife:
Jean Innes. Actor. Married December 21, 1927 until 1978.

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son:
Jon Jory. Theater executive. Artistic director of Human Festival of New American Plays (Actors Theater of Louisville).

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Victor Jory (November 23, 1902 – February 12, 1982) was a Canadian actor. He was born in Dawson City, Yukon Territory, Canada. He was the boxing and wrestling champion of the Coast Guard during his military service, and he kept his burly physique. He toured with theater troupes and appeared on Broadway, before making his Hollywood debut in 1930. He initially played romantic leads, but later was mostly cast as the villain. He made over 150 films and dozens of TV episodes, as well as writing two plays. He is remembered for his role in Gone with the Wind and as Lamont Cranston, aka 'The Shadow' in the 1942 serial film The Shadow. He also portrayed Oberon (Fairy King) in Max Reinhardt's film version of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream (1935 film). For his contribution to the motion picture industry, Victor Jory has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6605 Hollywood Blvd.

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