Brian Donlevy

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Birthday
9, 1901
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
Apr 5, 1972 (71)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
9, 1901
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
Apr 5, 1972 (71)

About

He appeared in 1930s and '40s films and played a tough guy with a heart of gold in The Great McGinty. He also appeared in The Miracle of Morgan's Creek.

Before Fame

After pursuing a military career - serving in the Punitive Expedition into Mexico and flying for the French Air Force - he began to pursue a career in acting.

Trivia

He was also noted for his many strong supporting roles in Beau Geste and Destry Rides Again.

Family Life

He was married three time, and his second wife, Marjorie Lane, provided the voice for dancing star Eleanor Powell in 1930s' films.

Associated With

He played the title character in the Great McGinty, a film that marked Preston Sturges's directorial debut.

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