Millard Mitchell (1903–1953)


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Millard Mitchell was born to American parents in Havana, Cuba. He was a popular stage and radio actor in the 1930's in New York, where he also filmed his first cinema appearances (industrial short features). His first Hollywood role was in Mr. and Mrs. North (1942). After World War II, Mitchell acted in a several movies, often cast as sardonic, yet... See full bio »

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Known For

Singin' in the Rain R.F. Simpson
(1952)
The Naked Spur Jesse Tate
(1953)
A Foreign Affair Colonel Rufus J. Plummer
(1948)
Twelve O'Clock High General Pritchard
(1949)

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 1953 Here Come the Girls
Albert Snodgrass
 1953 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Jimmy Merrill / Larry
- This Is Jimmy Merrill (1953) ... Jimmy Merrill
- Measure for Greatness (1953) ... Larry
 1953 Eye Witness (TV Series)
- Invitation (1953)
 1953 The Naked Spur
Jesse Tate
 1952 Singin' in the Rain
R.F. Simpson
 1952 My Six Convicts
James T. Connie
 1951 The Day the Earth Stood Still
Voice of General (uncredited)
 1951 Strictly Dishonorable
Bill Dempsey
 1951 You're in the Navy Now
George Larrabee
 1950 Mister 880
'Mac' McIntire
 1950 Convicted
Malloby
 1950 Winchester '73
High Spade
 1950 The Gunfighter
Marshal Mark Strett
 1949 Twelve O'Clock High
General Pritchard
 1949 Everybody Does It
Mike Craig
 1949 Thieves' Highway
Ed Kinney
 1948 A Foreign Affair
Colonel Rufus J. Plummer
 1947 A Double Life
Al Cooley
 1947 Kiss of Death
Detective Shelby (uncredited)
 1946 Swell Guy
Steve
 1946 Mr. and Mrs. North (TV Movie)
Detective Mullins
 1943 Slightly Dangerous
Baldwin
 1943 Dixie Dugan
Accident Victim (uncredited)
 1942 Get Hep to Love
McCarthy
 1942 The Big Street
Gentleman George (uncredited)
 1942 Little Tokyo, U.S.A.
George 'Sleepy' Miles (uncredited)
 1942 The Mayor of 44th Street
Herman
 1942 Grand Central Murder
Arthur Doolin
 1942 Mr. and Mrs. North
Mullins
 1940 The Girl on the Magazine Cover (Short)
Photographer
 1938 Trapped Underground (Short)
Trapped Man
 1932 Singapore Sue (Short)
Second Sailor (uncredited)
 1931 The Cheat
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
 1931 A Lesson in Love (Short)
Freshman (uncredited)
 1931 My Sin
Trooper (uncredited)
 1931 Secrets of a Secretary
Policeman (uncredited)
 1931 What Price Pants (Short)
Secretary (uncredited)
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Other Works:

Stage Play: The Great Magoo. Drama. Written by Ben Hecht and Gene Fowler. Directed by George Abbott. Selwyn Theatre: 2 Dec 1932- Dec 1932 (closing date unknown/11 performances). Cast: Violet Barney, Eddie Bergman, John Butler, Muriel Campbell, Claire Carleton, Wally Curtis, Gilbert Douglas, Joe Fields, Evelyn Gaile, Al Gentile, Charlotte ... See more »

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Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)

Spouse:

Margaret Gould  (his death)  (2 children)
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Trivia:

For his work in My Six Convicts (1952), he was the first of only 7 actors to win the Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor in a motion picture without receiving an Oscar nomination for the same performance. The other 6 are, in chronological order: Earl Holliman in The Rainmaker (1956), Stephen Boyd in Ben-Hur (1959), Oskar Werner in The Spy Who Came in from the Cold (1965), Richard Attenborough, ... See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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