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Overview (3)

Born in Chelsea, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Died in Forest Hills, Queens, New York, USA
Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Hamilton MacFadden was born on April 26, 1901 in Chelsea, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He was a director and actor, known for Stand Up and Cheer! (1934), Charlie Chan Carries On (1931) and Charlie Chan's Greatest Case (1933). He was married to Ruth Channing, Violet Dunn and Veda Ward. He died in January 1977 in Forest Hills, Queens, New York, USA.

Spouse (3)

Ruth Channing (29 September 1934 - 14 July 1949) (divorced) (3 children)
Violet Dunn (30 March 1929 - 21 September 1933) (divorced)
Veda Ward (? - ?) (1 child)

Trivia (3)

Active on Broadway as a performer, director and producer from 1923-29.
Attended Harvard law school prior to working as a stage director.
Signed as director by Fox, 1930-34. Contract not renewed after the merger with Zanuck's 20th Century Productions, after which MacFadden appeared as an actor in small film roles until the mid-'40s.

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