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Victor Andrew de Bier Everleigh McLaglen (10 December 1886 – 7 November 1959) was a British-American actor and boxer. His film career spanned from the early 1920’s through the 1950’s, initially as a leading man, though he was better known for his character acting. He was a well-known member of John Ford’s Stock Company, appearing in 12 of the director’s films, seven of which co-starred John Wayne.
Victor Andrew de Bier Everleigh McLaglen
(1886-12-10)10 December 1886
|Died||7 November 1959(1959-11-07) (aged 72)|
|Burial place||Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Glendale, California|
(m. 1919; died 1942)
Suzanne M. Brueggeman
(m. 1943; div. 1948)
For his performance as a treacherous Irish Republican in the 1935 film The Informer, he won the Academy Award for Best Actor, and was nominated for Best Supporting Actor for his role in The Quiet Man, both directed by Ford. In 1960, he was given a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
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