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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 6 November 1903St. George, Utah, USA
Date of Death 30 October 1935Hollywood, California, USA  (horse polo accident)
Birth NameMyrthus Hickman
Height 6' (1.83 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Gordon Westcott was born on November 6, 1903 in St. George, Utah, USA as Myrthus Hickman. He was an actor, known for Footlight Parade (1933), Heroes for Sale (1933) and Murder in the Clouds (1934). He was married to Hazel Beth McArthur and Margaret Cardon. He died on October 30, 1935 in Hollywood, California, USA.

Spouse (2)

Margaret Cardon (17 April 1922 - ?) (divorced) (1 child)
Hazel Beth McArthur (? - 31 October 1935) (his death) (1 child)

Trivia (5)

Father of actress Helen Westcott.
Father of 'Louis C. Hickman'
He died after sustaining injuries to the base of the skull when his horse fell on him while playing polo. After three days in an oxygen tent at Cedars of Lebanon (now Cedars-Sinai) Hospital in Los Angeles, Wescott died on Halloween, 1935.
Warner Brothers contract player, often in second leads, from 1928 to 1935.
Handsome, virile supporting player of varying roles in US films whose promising career ended with his early death.

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