Larry Parks

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Birthday
13, 1914
Birthplace
Olathe, KS
Death Date
Apr 13, 1975 (60)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
13, 1914
Birthplace
Olathe, KS
Death Date
Apr 13, 1975 (60)

About

Acclaimed actor who was blacklisted by Hollywood studios after admitting to having been part of a Communist party cell. He made his final appearance in the 1962 film, Freud the Secret Passion.

Before Fame

He studied pre-med at the University of Illinois.

Trivia

He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance in the 1946 film, The Jolson Story.

Family Life

He married Betty Garrett in 1944 and had two children with her.

Associated With

He beat out James Cagney, a much bigger name at the time, for the role of Al Jolson in The Jolson Story.