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Joel McCrea

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Birthday
5, 1905
Birthplace
Pasadena, CA
Death Date
Oct 20, 1990 (84)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
5, 1905
Birthplace
Pasadena, CA
Death Date
Oct 20, 1990 (84)

About

Popular western actor and stuntman who starred in the 1946 film, The Virginian. During his 50-year career, he appeared in more than 90 films.

Before Fame

He worked as a stunt double and horse holder for cowboy stars, William S. Hart and Tom Mix, while still in high school.

Trivia

His nude scene with Dolores del Rio in the 1932 film, Bird of Paradise, caused an uproar among conservative communities.

Family Life

He married actress and co-star Frances Dee in 1933 after filming The Silver Cord.

Associated With

His career peaked while working with director Preston Sturges.

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