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Brian Donlevy, 1955.

Source: Wikipedia

Waldo Brian Donlevy (February 9, 1901 – April 5, 1972), later known as Brian Donlevy, was an American actor, noted for playing dangerous tough guys from the 1930s to the 1960s. He usually appeared in supporting roles. Among his best-known films are Beau Geste (1939) and The Great McGinty (1940). For his role as Sergeant Markoff in Beau Geste he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.

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  • Born: Waldo Brian Donlevy February 9, 1901 Portadown, County Armagh, Ireland
  • Died: April 5, 1972 (aged 71) Woodland Hills, California, U.S.
  • Occupation: Actor
  • Years active: 1924–1969
  • Spouse(s): Yvonne Grey (1928–36) Marjorie Lane (1936–47) 1 child Lillian Lugosi (1966–72) (d.1981)
  • Children: Judy Donlevy

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