Lawrence Tierney

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Birthday
15, 1919
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Feb 26, 2002 (82)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
15, 1919
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Feb 26, 2002 (82)

About

Brooklyn-born actor most famous for playing tough, gangster-type roles in films like 1945's "Dillinger". He enjoyed a late-career resurgence in popularity after appearing in Quentin Tarantino's Reservoir Dogs in 1992.

Before Fame

He was a track and field star at Boys High School in Brooklyn.

Trivia

He faced numerous off-screen troubles due to alcoholism, being arrested twelve times between 1944-1951.

Family Life

He is the uncle of actor and director Michael Tierney.

Associated With

He played infamous outlaw John Dillinger in the film "Dillinger".

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