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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 20 February 1907Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Date of Death 16 August 1992Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA  (natural causes)
Birth NameMalcolm Macleod Jr.

Mini Bio (1)

Philadelphia native Malcolm Atterbury was born into a wealthy family - his father was president of the Pennsylvania Railroad - but he himself had no desire to go into the family business. He had always wanted to be an actor, and to that end got himself a job managing a radio station. From there he went into vaudeville, then into stage work in both musicals and dramas, gaining a reputation as a solid and reliable stage actor. He made his film debut in Dragnet (1954). Although he soon became a busy supporting actor in films, he still kept his hand in the theater world; he owned two theaters in upstate New York. A versatile actor, he could play anything from a priest to a senator to a hotel clerk to a gunfighter to a cranky, cantankerous old codger. His last film was Emperor of the North (1973). He died in Beverly Hills of old age in 1992.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: frankfob2@yahoo.com

Spouse (1)

Ellen Atterbury (6 February 1937 - 16 August 1992) (his death) (3 children)

Trivia (3)

Malcolm and his brother George were adopted by William Wallace Atterbury when their mother married him in 1915. They also have a half-brother from that union, William Wallace Jr.
Brother of George Atterbury.

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