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Leon Belasco Poster

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Born in Odessa, Kherson Governorate, Russian Empire [now Ukraine]
Died in Orange, California, USA  (stroke complications)
Birth NameLeonid Simeonovich Berladsky
Height 5' 11" (1.8 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Leon Belasco was born on October 11, 1902 in Odessa, Kherson Governorate, Russian Empire as Leonid Simeonovich Berladsky. He was an actor, known for Can-Can (1960), My Sister Eileen (1960) and Abbott and Costello in the Foreign Legion (1950). He was married to Laureine Back (dancer). He died on June 1, 1988 in Orange, California, USA.

Spouse (1)

Laureine Back (dancer) (12 April 1949 - ?)

Trivia (2)

Russian-born supporting actor in Hollywood, adept at overbearing or temperamental waiters, managers or musicians. Prior to acting, he was leader of a society orchestra which had the sole distinction of introducing the Andrews Sisters to American audiences.
Brother of Jacques Belasco.

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