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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:||Cast ... actor playwright|
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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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