Ralph Bellamy

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Ralph Rexford Bellamy (June 17, 1904 – November 29, 1991)[1] was an American actor whose career spanned 65 years on stage, film, and television. During his career, he played leading roles as well as supporting roles, garnering acclaim and awards, including a Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play for Sunrise at Campobello as well as Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor nomination for The Awful Truth (1937).

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Ralph Bellamy
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Bellamy in 1934
Born
Ralph Rexford Bellamy

(1904-06-17)June 17, 1904
DiedNovember 29, 1991(1991-11-29) (aged 87)
Occupations
  • Actor
  • screenwriter
  • usher
  • presenter
Years active1925–1990
Political partyDemocratic
Spouses
Alice Delbridge
(m. 1927; div. 1930)
Catherine Willard
(m. 1931; div. 1945)
(m. 1945; div. 1947)
Alice Murphy
(m. 1949)
7th President of the Actors' Equity Association
In office
1952–1964
Preceded byClarence Derwent
Succeeded byFrederick O'Neal
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He gained notoriety for his roles in Boy Meets Girl (1938), His Girl Friday (1940), Flight Angels (1940), The Wolf Man (1941), and Sunrise at Campobello (1960). He is also known for his later roles in Rosemary's Baby (1968), Oh, God! (1977), Trading Places (1983), and Pretty Woman (1990).

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