Victor McLaglen

British-American actor and boxer (1886-1959) / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Victor Andrew de Bier Everleigh McLaglen (10 December 1886 – 7 November 1959) was a British-American actor and boxer.[1] 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.

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McLaglen in 1935
Victor Andrew de Bier Everleigh McLaglen

(1886-12-10)10 December 1886
Died7 November 1959(1959-11-07) (aged 72)
Burial placeForest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Glendale, California
CitizenshipUnited Kingdom
United States
Occupation(s)Actor, boxer
Years active1920–1959
Enid Lamont
(m. 1919; died 1942)

Suzanne M. Brueggeman
(m. 1943; div. 1948)

Margaret Pumphrey
(m. 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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