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Laird Cregar (1913–1944)

Seemingly suave, cultivated actor by nature, definitely huge in both talent and girth, and capable of playing much older than he was, Hollywood tragically lost Laird Cregar of early 40s films before it could fully comprehend on how to best utilize his obvious gifts. He was born Samuel Laird Cregar in a well-to-do section of Philadelphia, ... See full bio »

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 1943 Hello Frisco, Hello
Sam Weaver
 1942 Ten Gentlemen from West Point
Maj. Sam Carter
 1942 This Gun for Hire
Willard Gates
 1942 Rings on Her Fingers
Warren
 1942 Joan of Paris
Herr Funk
 1941 I Wake Up Screaming
Ed Cornell
 1941 Blood and Sand
Natalio Curro
 1940 Granny Get Your Gun
Court Clerk (uncredited)
 1940 Oh Johnny, How You Can Love
Thistlebottom's Mechanic
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 1999 Biography (TV Series documentary)
His Excellency

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Other Works:

Radio: Appeared (as "Willard Gates") in a "Lux Radio Theatre" broadcast of "This Gun for Hire". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Article | See more »

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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His funeral eulogy was delivered by Vincent Price. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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