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Date of Birth 24 September 1886New York City, New York, USA
Date of Death 23 May 1968Los Angeles, California, USA  (heart condition)

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James Burke was born on September 24, 1886 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for The Maltese Falcon (1941), Great Guy (1936) and Anchors Aweigh (1945). He was married to Eleanor Durkin. He died on May 23, 1968 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

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Eleanor Durkin (? - 23 September 1957) (her death)

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Irish-American character actor, on stage in New York from 1912. In films by 1933 and immediately typecast as tough cops with Irish brogues and names like Muldoon, Mulligan, Kelly, Maloney or Burke (!). When not playing the obtuse flatfoot or bemused, sympathetic plod, he would show up in costume films in small roles as soldiers or guards.

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