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Iron Eyes Cody

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Cody (left) in 1947, in Glendale, California.

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Iron Eyes Cody (born Espera Oscar de Corti April 3, 1904 – January 4, 1999) was an American actor born in Louisiana. Going by the name of Iron Eyes Cody, he portrayed Native Americans in Hollywood films. In 1996, his half-sister claimed Cody had primarily Italian ancestry.

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  • Born: Espera Oscar de Corti April 3, 1904 Kaplan, Louisiana, U.S.
  • Died: January 4, 1999 (aged 94) Los Angeles, California, U.S.
  • Resting place: Hollywood Forever Cemetery
  • Other names: Tony Corti, Tony Cody, The Crying Indian
  • Years active: 1927–1987
  • Spouse(s): Bertha "Birdie" Parker (m. 1936–1978; her death) Wendy Foote (m. 1992–1993)

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