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Biography

from the trailer for High Barbaree (1947)

Source: Wikipedia

Thomas John Mitchell (July 11, 1892 – December 17, 1962) was a celebrated American actor. Among his most famous roles in a long career are those of Gerald O'Hara, Scarlett's father in Gone with the Wind, the drunken Doc Boone in John Ford's Stagecoach, and Uncle Billy in It's a Wonderful Life. Mitchell was the first person to win an Oscar, an Emmy, and a Tony Award.

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  • Born: Thomas John Mitchell July 11, 1892 Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA
  • Died: December 17, 1962 (aged 70) Beverly Hills, California, USA
  • Resting place: Chapel of the Pines Crematory
  • Occupation: Actor, director, playwright, screenwriter
  • Years active: 1916–62
  • Spouse(s): Rachel Hartzell (1937–1939) Ann Stuart Breswer (1941–1962; his death)

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