Kent Taylor

Movie Actor

Birthday May 11, 1907

Birth Sign Taurus

Birthplace Iowa

DEATH DATE Apr 11, 1987 (79)

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American actor who played roles in several 1930s and 1940s films, including The Cradle Song in 1933 and Half Past Midnight in 1948.

Before Fame

He had an early uncredited role as a ballroom dancer in the 1931 film Born to Love.


His name and Clark Gable's both inspired the name of Superman's everyday persona, Clark Kent.

Family Life

His nearly six-decade marriage to Augusta Kulek Taylor produced three children.

Associated With

He appeared on Zorro, a television series that starred Guy Williams.