Gene Raymond

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Birthday
13, 1908
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
May 2, 1998 (89)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
13, 1908
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
May 2, 1998 (89)

About

Prolific actor on the Broadway stage and on screen who gained fame for his roles in Flying Down to Rio and Mr. & Mrs. Smith.

Before Fame

He was born Raymond Guion, but changed his name to make it more likable to audiences.

Trivia

He was also a decorated military pilot, having flown submarine patrol missions over the Atlantic during World War II.

Family Life

He married Jeanette MacDonald in June of 1937, although there was evidence to suggest he had affairs with men as well.

Associated With

One of his earliest screen appearances was alongside the comic wit W.C. Fields.

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