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Victor Mature

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Biography

circa 1940s

Source: Wikipedia

Victor John Mature (January 29, 1913 – August 4, 1999) was an American stage, film, and television actor who starred most notably in several Biblical movies during the 1950s, and was known for his dark good looks and mega-watt smile. His best known film roles include One Million B.C. (1940), My Darling Clementine (1946), Kiss of Death (1947), Samson and Delilah (1949), and The Robe (1953). He also appeared in a large number of musicals opposite such stars as Rita Hayworth and Betty Grable.

Fact file

  • Born: Victor John Mature January 29, 1913 Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.
  • Died: August 4, 1999 (aged 86) Rancho Santa Fe, California, U.S.
  • Cause of death: Leukemia
  • Occupation: Actor
  • Years active: 1939–84
  • Spouse(s): Frances Charles (m. 1938; annulled 1940) Martha Stephenson Kemp (m. 1941–1943) Dorothy Standford Berry (m. 1948–1955) Adrienne Joy Urwick (m. 1959–1969) Loretta G. Sebena (m. 1974)
  • Children: 1

Read more about Victor Mature at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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