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Alan Ladd

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Birthday
3, 1913
Birthplace
Hot Springs, AR
Death Date
Jan 29, 1964 (50)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
3, 1913
Birthplace
Hot Springs, AR
Death Date
Jan 29, 1964 (50)

About

Popular actor who played the title role in the 1953 western movie, Shane. His portrayal of Jay Gatsby in The Great Gatsby earned him additional acclaim.

Before Fame

He opened a hamburger and malt shop, Tiny's Patio, before becoming a studio carpenter and an actor.

Trivia

He was a swimming star at his high school, North Hollywood High School.

Family Life

He was married to his second wife, Sue Carol, from 1942 to 1964. His son, Alan Ladd Jr., became a producer and the founder of The Ladd Company.

Associated With

He was in The Great Gatsby, which was based on the novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

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