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George Reeves (I) (1914–1959)

George Reeves was raised in Pasadena, California, and educated at Pasadena Junior College. He was a skilled amateur boxer and musician. He interned as an actor at the famed Pasadena Playhouse, and was discovered there. He was cast as Brent Tarleton in Gone with the Wind (1939). Over the next ten years he was contracted to Warners, Fox and ... See full bio »

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 1957 I Love Lucy (TV Series)
 1955 Funny Boners (TV Series)
 1953 From Here to Eternity
Sergeant Maylon Stark (uncredited)
 1952 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
Mr. Lindsey
- Heart of Gold (1952) ... Mr. Lindsey
 1949-1952 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
Sgt. Stivers / The Captain / Don Richie / ...
- Six by Six (1952)
- Kelly (1951) ... Sgt. Stivers
 1952 Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
John Carter
- Hurry, Hurry (1952) ... John Carter
 1950-1951 Lights Out (TV Series)
- Leda's Portrait (1951)
 1950 Hands of Mystery (TV Series)
- Blood Money (1950)
 1949-1950 Suspense (TV Series)
Roger Sherman / Bill Reed / D.P. Bradford
- The Brush Off (1950) ... Roger Sherman
- The Bomber Command (1950) ... D.P. Bradford
 1950 The Web (TV Series)
- Talk of the Town (1950)
 1950 Starlight Theatre (TV Series)
- White Mail (1950)
 1950 The Trap (TV Series)
 1950 The Good Humor Man
Stuart Nagle
 1950 Believe It or Not (TV Series)
 1949 Samson and Delilah
Wounded Messenger
 1949 Actor's Studio (TV Series)
- The Midway (1949)
 1949 The Great Lover
 1949 The Clock (TV Series)
- Payment on Time (1949)
- Episode #1.20 (1949)
 1949 Special Agent
Paul Devereaux
 1949 The Mutineers
Thomas Nagle
 1948 Jungle Jim
Bruce Edwards
 1948 The Sainted Sisters
Sam Stoaks
 1947 Variety Girl
George Reeves (uncredited)
 1947 Champagne for Two (Short)
Jerry Malone
 1945 Airborne Lifeboat (Short)
 1945 Time to Kill (Short)
 1944 Winged Victory
Lt. Thompson (as Sgt. George Reeves)
 1943 The Kansan
Jesse James (uncredited)
 1943 So Proudly We Hail!
Lt. John Summers
 1943 The Last Will and Testament of Tom Smith (Short)
Tom Smith
 1943 Colt Comrades
Lin Whitlock
 1943 Leather Burners
Harrison Brooke
 1943 Buckskin Frontier
 1943 Border Patrol
Don Enrique Perez
 1943 Hoppy Serves a Writ
Steve Jordan
 1942 The Mad Martindales
Julio Rigo
 1942 Sex Hygiene (Short)
First Sergeant
 1942 Blue, White and Perfect
Juan Arturo O'Hara
 1941 Man at Large
Bob Grayson
 1941 Lydia
Bob Willard
 1941 Throwing a Party (Short)
Larry Scoffield
 1941 Blood and Sand
Captain Pierre Lauren
 1941 Dead Men Tell
Bill Lydig
 1941 The Lady and the Lug (Short)
Doug Abbott
 1941 The Strawberry Blonde
 1940 Meet the Fleet (Short)
 1940 Father Is a Prince
Gary Lee
 1940 Knute Rockne All American
Distraught Player (uncredited)
 1940 Calling All Husbands
Dan Williams
 1940 Ladies Must Live
George Halliday
 1940 Gambling on the High Seas
 1940 Torrid Zone
 1940 Tear Gas Squad
Joe McCabe
 1940 'Til We Meet Again
Jimmy Coburn
 1940 Virginia City
Maj. Drewery's Union Telegrapher (uncredited)
 1940 Calling Philo Vance
Steamship Clerk (uncredited)
 1940 The Fighting 69th
Jack O'Keefe (uncredited)
 1939 Four Wives
Laboratory Man (uncredited)
 1939 On Dress Parade
Southern Soldier in Trench (uncredited)
 1939 Ride, Cowboy, Ride (Short)
Pancho Dominguez / Sam Brenner
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Alternate Names:

George Bessolo | Sgt. George Reeves | Steve Reeves


6' 1" (1.85 m)

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What raised eyebrows regarding Reeves' death is that he was found naked in his bedroom by his guests during a small gathering at 1:59 a.m.; his guests waited 45 minutes to call police; detectives found additional bullet holes in the floor of his bedroom; bruises were found on Reeves' body; shell casings were discovered in strange locations; and a jilted lover of an MGM executive and a volatile, ... See more »

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