Dean Jagger

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Birthday
7, 1903
Birthplace
Columbus Grove, OH
Death Date
Feb 5, 1991 (87)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
7, 1903
Birthplace
Columbus Grove, OH
Death Date
Feb 5, 1991 (87)

About

Movie actor who played Principal Vane on TV's Mr. Novak. His role in the 1949 film, Twelve O'Clock High, earned him an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.

Before Fame

He briefly worked as a teacher before deciding to pursue a career in acting.

Trivia

He played the title character in Brigham Young.

Family Life

He married three times, and his third wife was ten years younger than him. He was married to his first wife, Antoinette Lawrence, from 1935 to 1943.

Associated With

He played Elvis Presley's father in King Creole.