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Alexander Kirkland (1901–1986)

Writer producer stage and screen actor William Alexander Kirkland was born in Mexico City, the son of Robert Gowland Kirkland and Charlotte Megan and the grandson of rear admiral William Alexander Kirkland and Consuela Gowland. As a boy, Kirkland attended the Taft School, a prep school in Watertown, CT. and later the University of Virginia. He ... See full bio »


(age 84) in USA

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Known For

A Face in the Crowd
A Face in the Crowd Jim Collier
Strange Interlude
Strange Interlude Sam Evans
Charlie Chan's Chance
Charlie Chan's Chance John R. Douglas
Almost Married
Almost Married Louis Capristi / Charles Pringle


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 1957 A Face in the Crowd
Jim Collier
 1949 Colgate Theatre (TV Series)
 1949 NBC Presents (TV Series)
 1946 13 Rue Madeleine
Briefing Officer (uncredited)
 1936 Mad Money (Short)
 1934 Social Register
Charlie Breene
 1933 Bondage
Dr. Nelson
 1933 Black Beauty
Henry Cameron
 1933 Humanity
Bill MacDonald
 1932 A Passport to Hell
Lt. Erich von Sydow
 1932 Almost Married
Louis Capristi / Charles Pringle
 1932 Devil's Lottery
Stephen Alden
 1932 Charlie Chan's Chance
John R. Douglas
 1931 Surrender
Major Dietrich Reichendorf
 1931 Tarnished Lady
DeWitt Taylor
 1929 Hunt the Tiger (Short)
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  The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (TV Series) (adaptation - 2 episodes, 1950 - 1951) (writer - 1 episode, 1950)
- The Adventures of Hiram Holliday (1951) ... (adaptation)
- The Man Who Got Away with It (1950) ... (writer)
- Dear Guest and Ghost (1950) ... (adaptation)

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Other Works:

He acted in Noel Coward's play, "Blithe Spirit," at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts with Ilka Chase in the cast.

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5' 11½" (1.82 m)

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The father of the child born during his marriage to Gypsy Rose Lee is actually director Otto Preminger. See more »

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