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Born in South Bend, Indiana, USA
Died in Sherman Oaks, California, USA  (heart ailment)
Birth NameRalph Ernest Dumke

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Ralph Dumke was born on July 25, 1899 in South Bend, Indiana, USA as Ralph Ernest Dumke. He was an actor, known for All the King's Men (1949), Mystery Street (1950) and Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956). He was married to Greta Leona Edner. He died on January 4, 1964 in Sherman Oaks, California, USA.

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Greta Leona Edner (24 December 1924 - 4 January 1964) ( his death) ( 2 children)

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Appeared in vaudeville with Ed East.
Stage and radio actor.
Heavy-set American character actor, on screen usually in tough or authoritarian roles. Began in vaudeville during the early 1920's, appearing with Ed East in an act as the "Sisters of the Skillet". They later performed the routine on NBC and CBS radio. In 1937 and 1938, Dumke worked as a musician with the Charlie Davis Orchestra.

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