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Overview (3)

Born in Maryville, Missouri, USA
Died in Santa Monica, California, USA  (heart attack)
Height 5' 11½" (1.82 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Lynne Overman was born on September 19, 1887 in Maryville, Missouri, USA. He was an actor, known for Reap the Wild Wind (1942), Edison, the Man (1940) and Union Pacific (1939). He was married to Emily Helen Drange. He died on February 19, 1943 in Santa Monica, California, USA.

Spouse (1)

Emily Helen Drange (? - 19 February 1943) (his death)

Trivia (3)

A former jockey.
Laid-back character actor from the stage (Broadway, 1919-1932), who specialised in Runyonesque gangsters or the wisecracking friend of the star. Particularly effective at delivering droll one-liners in his unique pitch-changing voice, which he did to great effect in such films as 'Union Pacific', 'Northwest Mounted Police', 'Roxie Hart' and 'Reap the Wild Wind".
Wife Emily Drange was a New York show girl between 1917 and 1922. She appeared in "Sonny," "Showboat" and "Sally," as well as several Ziegfeld Follies.

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