David Holt

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Birthday
14, 1927
Birthplace
California
Death Date
Nov 15, 2003 (76)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
14, 1927
Birthplace
California
Death Date
Nov 15, 2003 (76)

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About

Once promoted as 'the male Shirley Temple', he played Billy in 1942's Pride of the Yankees. He played a supporting role in the 1939 film, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.

Before Fame

His dancing skills impressed actor Will Rogers, who recommended that he try out for Hollywood roles.

Trivia

He turned to songwriting after his acting career ended in the 1950's, writing "The Christmas Blues," which was used in the soundtrack for the film, L.A. Confidential.

Family Life

He had four children: Lamont, Janna, Hayley, and Tina.

Associated With

He became famous for his role in Pride of the Yankees, which was directed by Sam Wood.

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