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Date of Birth 30 December 1904Battle Ground, Indiana, USA
Date of Death 13 January 1983Alexandria, Virginia, USA
Birth NameDavid Monroe Shoup

Mini Bio (1)

David M. Shoup was born on December 30, 1904 in Battle Ground, Indiana, USA as David Monroe Shoup. He was an actor, known for Sands of Iwo Jima (1949), With the Marines at Tarawa (1944) and The Twentieth Century (1957). He was married to Zola DeHaven. He died on January 13, 1983 in Alexandria, Virginia, USA.

Spouse (1)

Zola DeHaven (? - 13 January 1983) (his death)

Trivia (1)

Commandant of the United States Marine Corps from 1960-1963. Of four Medal of Honor recipients from the battle of Tarawa, Shoup was the only one to survive. Also received the Purple Heart for a leg wound from an exploding shell at Tarawa.

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