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James Rennie (I) (1889–1965)

James Rennie was born on April 18, 1889 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as James Malachi Rennie. He was an actor, known for Now, Voyager (1942), Illicit (1931) and Wilson (1944). He was married to Sara Madeleine Eldon McConnell and Dorothy Gish. He died on July 31, 1965 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Now, Voyager
Now, Voyager Frank McIntyre
Illicit 'Dick' Ives II
Wilson Jim Beeker
Mighty Lak' a Rose
Mighty Lak' a Rose Jimmy Harrison


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 1945 A Bell for Adano
Lt. Col. Sartorius (uncredited)
 1944 Wilson
Jim Beeker
 1942 Tales of Manhattan
H.R. 'Hank' Bronson (Robinson sequence)
 1942 Crossroads
Monsieur Charles Martin (uncredited)
 1933 The Little Damozel
Recky Poole
 1932 The Divorce Racket
Detective Malcom 'Duke' Ayres
 1931 Party Husband
Jay Hogarth
 1931 Illicit
'Dick' Ives II
 1930 The Lash
David Howard
 1926/II Camille (Short)
 1925 Share and Share Alike
Sam Jefford
 1925 Clothes Make the Pirate
Lieutenant Cavendish
 1924 Argentine Love
Philip Sears
 1924 The Moral Sinner
Paul Sylvain
 1924 Restless Wives
James Benson
 1923 His Children's Children
Lloyd Maitland
 1923 The Bad Man
 1923 Mighty Lak' a Rose
Jimmy Harrison
 1922 Dust Flower
Rashleigh Allerton
 1922 Stardust
Thomas Clemons
 1920 Flying Pat
Robert Van Nuys
 1920 Remodeling Her Husband
Jack Valentine
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Canadian-born leading man of the silent screen, the son of a Mormon minister. In the 1920's, he divided his time between acting on Broadway and appearing in Hollywood films for Paramount. His career declined to small character roles after the advent of sound and he retired from acting in the mid-1940's. See more »

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