Ethan Laidlaw

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Ethan Allen Laidlaw (November 25, 1899 May 25, 1963) was an American film actor. He appeared in more than 350 films and made more than 500 appearances on television, mainly uncredited in Westerns, between 1923 and 1962.

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Ethan Allen Laidlaw
Born(1899-11-25)November 25, 1899
DiedMay 25, 1963(1963-05-25) (aged 63)
Alma materUniversity of Michigan
Years active1923-1962
Spouse(s)Mildred A. Carter (1922-1947) (her death)
Mabelle Anne Ward (1948-1963) (his death)[1]

Laidlaw was born in Butte, Montana,[2] and died in Los Angeles, California. He was the son of Charles Porter Laidlaw and Nellie Laidlaw (née Otis). Laidlaw was a graduate of the University of Michigan and worked as an engineer before venturing into acting when he lived in Chicago.[3] He was a U.S. Navy veteran.[2]

Laidlaw was married to Mildred Carter, an actress.[4] He died in May 1963 in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 63.[5]