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Date of Birth 25 December 1899Marianna, Arkansas, USA
Date of Death 4 January 1949New York City, New York, USA  (hit by car)

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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.

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Ivy Parsons (? - 4 January 1949) (his death)

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Buried at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Maspeth, Long Island, New York.
Son: Oscar Polk, Jr.
In January 1949, Polk was fatally injured after being hit by a taxicab as he stepped off a curb in New York's Time Square. Just prior to his death, he was scheduled to appear in a major role in the play "Leading Lady.".

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