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Alan Curtis

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Sheila Ryan (left) and Alan Curtis (right) star in the film Philo Vance's Secret Mission (1947).

Source: moderntimes.com

Alan Curtis (July 24, 1909 - February 2, 1953) was an American film actor appearing in over 50 films.

He was an attractive Hollywood leading man (and sometime villain) from the late 1930s. Alan Curtis, born Harry Ueberroth on 24 July 1909 in Chicago, Illinois, grew up in Chicago. In the early 1930s he became a model, appearing in many magazine and newspaper advertisements. His looks did not go unnoticed in Hollywood, and he soon found himself in the movie business. He became a leading man, and was very popular in the 1940s, appearing in at least 26 movies. He died of complications of surgery on 2 February 1953 in New York City and is buried in the Ueberroth family plot in Evanston, Illinois.

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  • Born: Harry Ueberroth July 24, 1909 Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Died: February 2, 1953 (aged 43) New York City, New York, USA
  • Occupation: Film actor
  • Years active: 1936-1951
  • Spouse(s): Priscilla Lawson (m.1937-40; divorced) Ilona Massey (m. 1941-42; divorced) Sandy Crowell (m.?-?) Betty Dodero (m.1950-51; divorced)

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