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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 Dance, Fools, Dance (1931), It's a Wise Child (1931) and Beau Ideal (1931). He was married to Elizabeth (Bruce) Pratt. He died on November 28, 1959 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Dance, Fools, Dance Bob Townsend
It's a Wise Child Roger Baldwin
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: Nancy's Private Affair. Comedy. Written and Directed by Myron C. Fagan. Vanderbilt Theatre: 13 Jan 1930- May 1930 (closing date unknown/136 performances). Cast: Julie Cobb (as "Norah"), Albert Ferro (as "Henri"), Minna Gombell [credited as Minna Gombel] (as "Nancy Gibson"), Marian Grant (as "Peggy Preston"), Gavin Muir (as "Sir... See more »

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Elizabeth (Bruce) Pratt  (his death)  (3 children)

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

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