Donald Curtis Poster


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Date of Birth 27 February 1915Cheney, Washington, USA
Date of Death 22 May 1997Desert Hot Springs, California, USA
Birth NameCurtis Donald Rudolf
Height 6' 4" (1.93 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Donald Curtis was born on February 27, 1915 in Cheney, Washington, USA as Curtis Donald Rudolf. He was an actor, known for Spellbound (1945), The Ten Commandments (1956) and Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956). He was married to Dorothy M. Gessel. He died on May 22, 1997 in Desert Hot Springs, California, USA.

Spouse (1)

Dorothy M. Gessel (29 March 1974 - 18 December 1992) (divorced)

Trivia (3)

A deep student of world religions, Dr. Curtis studied with the yogis and holy men of India, spending time in their ashrams, as well as seeking out the counsel and instruction of Buddhist monks and Tibetan lamas.
He was a noted author and lecturer. In addition to his major books, Helping Heaven Happen, Your thoughts can change your live, Human problems and how to solve them, Daily power for youthful living, The golden bridge: and New age understanding, he authored many inspirational booklets and wrote numerous articles which appeared regularly over the years in Science of Mind, New Thought Quarterly, and Unity periodicals. His writings have been used as textbooks in healing, meditation, and spiritual education at many churches and centers.
From 1949-1953 he was a Science of Mind Student, training for practitioner and ministry in New York at First Church of Religious Science, Frederick Bailes' ministry; and Church of Truth. In 1954 he became minister of Santa Barbara Church of Religious Science, until 1957 when he became Minister-Director of Science of Mind Church in Los Angeles. There he was publisher of monthly magazine The Golden Bridge.

Personal Quotes (1)

[on why he considers It Came from Beneath the Sea (1955) the favorite of his films] It was the only time I got the girl at the end of the picture.

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