George Raft

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George Raft (born George Ranft; September 26, 1895[1] or 1901 [2][3] – November 24, 1980) was an American film actor and dancer identified with portrayals of gangsters in crime melodramas of the 1930s and 1940s. A stylish leading man in dozens of movies, Raft is remembered for his gangster roles in Quick Millions (1931) with Spencer Tracy, Scarface (1932) with Paul Muni, Each Dawn I Die (1939) with James Cagney, Invisible Stripes (1939) with Humphrey Bogart, and Billy Wilder's comedy Some Like It Hot (1959) with Marilyn Monroe and Jack Lemmon; and as a dancer in Bolero (1934) with Carole Lombard and a truck driver in They Drive by Night (1940) with Ann Sheridan, Ida Lupino and Bogart.[4]

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George Raft
George Ranft

(1901-09-26)September 26, 1901
New York City, U.S.
DiedNovember 24, 1980(1980-11-24) (aged 79)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
  • Actor
  • dancer
  • film producer
Years active1924–1980
Grace Mulrooney
(m. 1923; died 1970)

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