Ralph Byrd

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Birthday
22, 1909
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
Aug 18, 1952 (43)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
22, 1909
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
Aug 18, 1952 (43)

About

Played the comic book detective, Dick Tray on numerous films and a television show.

Before Fame

First casted in the title role of Chester Gould's 1937 serial, Dick Tracy and gained enough acclaim to spawn several sequels and a television show.

Trivia

After service in World War II, he picked up his Dick Tracy character in two films released in 1945 and 1946, but a serious injury prevented him from continuing the franchise.

Family Life

He was married to Virginia Carroll, a popular actress in Westerns.

Associated With

Before Dick Tracy went on screen, he was on a radio drama written by Irwin Shaw.