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Victor McLaglen

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Birthday
10, 1886
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Nov 7, 1959 (72)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
10, 1886
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Nov 7, 1959 (72)

About

Actor, boxer, and veteran who won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance in 1935's The Informer. His performance in the 1952 film The Quiet Man earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor.

Before Fame

He left home at age of 14 in order to join the British Army, but he was discharged after his true age was discovered.

Trivia

He worked as a wrestler and a heavyweight boxer in Canada. He later returned to the British military during World War I and was named Heavyweight Champion of the British Army in 1918.

Family Life

He was married three times and was the elder brother of actor Cyril McLaglen.

Associated With

He was nominated for the Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his performance opposite John Wayne in The Quiet Man.