Richard Dix

American actor (1893–1949) / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Richard Dix (born Ernst Carlton Brimmer;[1] July 18, 1893 – September 20, 1949) was an American motion picture actor who achieved popularity in both silent and sound film.[2] His standard on-screen image was that of the rugged and stalwart hero. He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for his lead role in the Best Picture-winning epic Cimarron (1931).[3]

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Richard Dix
Dix in 1923
Born
Ernst Carlton Brimmer

(1893-07-18)July 18, 1893
DiedSeptember 20, 1949(1949-09-20) (aged 56)
Resting placeForest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale)
OccupationActor
Years active1914–1947
Spouses
    Winifred Coe
    (m. 1931; div. 1933)
      Virginia Webster
      (m. 1934)
      Children4
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