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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 10 April 1904Abrud, Romania
Date of Death 7 April 1973Biloxi, Mississippi, USA  (cancer)
Birth NameNicholas Pratza
Height 5' 9" (1.75 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Nick Stuart was born on April 10, 1904 in Abrud, Romania as Nicholas Pratza. He was an actor, known for Secrets of Chinatown (1935), Trapped (1931) and Cupid and the Clock (1927). He was married to Martha Burnett, Ruth Eileen Skinner, Ruth Skinner and Sue Carol. He died on April 7, 1973 in Biloxi, Mississippi, USA.

Spouse (4)

Martha Burnett (1942 - 7 April 1973) (his death)
Ruth Eileen Skinner (13 June 1936 - 1937) (divorced)
Ruth Skinner (13 June 1936 - 1937) (divorced)
Sue Carol (28 July 1929 - 12 May 1934) (divorced) (1 child)

Trivia (6)

Bandleader.
Lean Romanian-born actor with breezy good looks in early collegiate talkies, often with his then-wife actress Sue Carol.
Turned orchestra leader in the mid-1930s and later appeared in films as "The Man with the Band from Movie Land".
Nick and his ex-wife,Sue Carol, are the parents of a daughter, Carol Lee Stuart, who was born on July 18, 1932.
Got his start in films, after being promoted by director Howard Hawks from office boy to his personal assistant. For five years under contract to 20th Century Fox, followed by another five years with Columbia.
Gave up leading his band in 1961 and opened a men's store at the Broadwater Beach Hotel.

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