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Oscar Polk (1899–1949)

Oscar Polk was born on December 25, 1899 in Marianna, Arkansas, USA. He was an actor, known for Gone with the Wind (1939), The Green Pastures (1936) and Cabin in the Sky (1943). He was married to Ivy Parsons. He died on January 4, 1949 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Gone with the Wind
Gone with the Wind Pork - House Servant
(1939)
The Green Pastures
(1936)
Cabin in the Sky
Cabin in the Sky The Deacon / Fleetfoot
(1943)
Reap the Wild Wind
Reap the Wild Wind Salt Meat
(1942)

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 1943 Cabin in the Sky
The Deacon / Fleetfoot
 1942 White Cargo
Umeela
 1942 Reap the Wild Wind
Salt Meat
 1941 Birth of the Blues
Man in Jail (uncredited)
 1940 The Notorious Elinor Lee
Blakely (as O.W. Polk)
 1939 Big Town Czar
Arthur, Harlem Numbers Man (uncredited)
 1937 Underworld
Sam Brown
 1935 It's a Great Life
Lazy Bones
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 1938 Out of the Inkwell (Short)
Janitor (uncredited)
 1933 World's Champ (Short)
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 1988 The Making of a Legend: Gone with the Wind (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - Cast Member in 'Gone with the Wind'

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Other Works:

Stage Play: The Trial of Mary Dugan. Melodrama. Written by Bayard Veiller. Directed by A.H. Van Buren. National Theatre: 19 Sep 1927- Oct 1927 (closing date unknown/437 performances). Cast: Michelette Baroni, Robert Beggs, Rex Cherryman, Robert Cummings (as "Police Inspector Hunt"), John P. Dougherty, Charles Edwards, Ann Harding (as "Mary... See more »

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Alternate Names:

O.W. Polk
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Son: Oscar Polk, Jr. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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