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Lester Vail (1899–1959)

Lester Vail was born on June 29, 1899 in Denver, Colorado, USA as Lester Leo Seib. He was a director and actor, known for It's a Wise Child (1931), Dance, Fools, Dance (1931) and Beau Ideal (1931). He was married to Elizabeth B. He died on November 28, 1959 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

It's a Wise Child Roger Baldwin
Dance, Fools, Dance Bob Townsend
Beau Ideal Otis Madison


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 1957-1958 How to Marry a Millionaire (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Day in Court (1958)
- The Penthouse (1957)
 1952-1956 Meet Millie (TV Series) (9 episodes)
- Mama's Party (1956)
- Masquerade Party (1953)
 1953 Colonel Humphrey Flack (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1949 The Aldrich Family (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1949)
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Other Works:

Stage Play: Border-Land. Comedy-drama. Written by Crane Wilbur. Directed by Frank McCormack. Biltmore Theatre: 29 Mar 1932- Apr 1932 (closing date unknown/23 performances). Cast: Edgar Barrier, Alan Campbell, Peter Goo Chong, Catherine Doucet, Lenita Lane, Howard Lang, Robert Lowing, Fuller Mellish, Lester Vail. Produced by Philip Gerton. See more »

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Worked on Broadway as an actor and director from 1925-1945 (see "Other Works").

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