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Karl Dane

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Dane in a publicity still taken at the gates of the MGM studio (1927)

Source: Wikipedia

Karl Dane (born Rasmus Karl Therkelsen Gottlieb, 12 October 1886 – 14 April 1934) was a Danish-American comedian and actor known for his work in American films, mainly of the silent film era. He became a star after co-starring in one of the most successful silent films of all time, The Big Parade (1925), directed by King Vidor and starring John Gilbert.

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  • Born: Rasmus Karl Therkelsen Gottlieb 12 October 1886 Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Died: 14 April 1934 (aged 47) Los Angeles, California, U.S.
  • Cause of death: Suicide
  • Resting place: Hollywood Forever Cemetery
  • Citizenship: Danish American (1928-1934)
  • Occupation: Actor, comedian
  • Years active: 1917–1933
  • Spouse(s): Carla Dagmar Hagen (m. 1910; div. 1919) Helen Benson (m. 1921; died 1923) Emma Awilda Peabody (m. 1924; div. 1924)
  • Children: 3

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