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John Arledge

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John Arledge
John Arledge in 1932
Born
Johnson Lundy Arledge

(1906-03-12)March 12, 1906
DiedMay 15, 1947(1947-05-15) (aged 41)
OccupationActor
Years active1930–1947

Johnson Lundy Arledge (March 12, 1906 – May 15, 1947) was an American film and stage actor. He played dozens of supporting roles in the Hollywood movies of the 1930s–1940s, including the tractor driver who destroys a house in The Grapes of Wrath.[1]

Arledge pursued engineering as a major in college, but eventually his work with a little theatre turned his interest to acting.[2] He performed in vaudeville before taking on his first film role in 1931.[3]

Filmography

This filmography is believed to be complete.[4]

References

  1. ^ a b Peter Bogdanovich (1978). John Ford. University of California Press. p. 131. GGKEY:UKU6GF3RFNU. Retrieved 31 July 2011.
  2. ^ "Majestic". Shamokin News-Dispatch. Pennsylvania, Shamokin. July 24, 1939. p. 9. Retrieved October 29, 2019 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ "Film 'Bunker Bean' With John Arledge". The Semi-Weekly Spokesman-Review. Washington, Spokane. September 15, 1935. p. 31. Retrieved October 29, 2019 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ Alan Gevinson (1 October 1997). American Film Institute catalog. University of California Press. pp. 90, 221, 401, 474, 737. ISBN 978-0-520-20964-0. Retrieved 31 July 2011.
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