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Biography

Tom Mix, 1925

Source: Wikipedia

Thomas Edwin "Tom" Mix (born Thomas Hezikiah Mix; January 6, 1880 – October 12, 1940) was an American film actor and the star of many early Western movies between 1909 and 1935. Mix appeared in 291 films, all but nine of which were silent movies. He was Hollywood's first Western megastar and is noted as having helped define the genre for all cowboy actors who followed.

Fact file

  • Born: Thomas Hezikiah Mix January 6, 1880 Mix Run, Pennsylvania, U.S.
  • Died: October 12, 1940 (aged 60) Florence, Arizona, U.S.
  • Other names: Thomas Edwin Mix
  • Occupation: Actor
  • Years active: 1909–1935
  • Spouse(s): Grace I. Allin (1902–1903) Kitty Jewel Perinne (1905–1906) Olive Stokes (1909–1917) Victoria Forde (1918–1931) Mabel Hubbell Ward (1932–1940)

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