Edward Binns

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Birthday
12, 1916
Birthplace
Philadelphia, PA
Death Date
Dec 4, 1990 (74)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
12, 1916
Birthplace
Philadelphia, PA
Death Date
Dec 4, 1990 (74)

About

Gravelly-voiced actor who starred in classic films of the '50s and '60s, and appeared on the police series, Brenner. He also appeared in 12 Angry Men and North by Northwest.

Before Fame

He studied acting at the Cleveland playhouse and at the Actors Studio in New York.

Trivia

His career suffered in the 1950s when he found himself accidentally blacklisted by the McCarthy commission.

Family Life

He married Elizabeth Franz, with whom he had three daughters.

Associated With

He played General Walter Bedell Smith in the 1970 Academy Award-winning film, Patton, which was directed by Francis Ford Coppola.

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