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Charles Coburn

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Biography

from the trailer for Rhapsody in Blue (1945)

Source: Wikipedia

Charles Douville Coburn (June 19, 1877 – August 30, 1961) was an American film and theatre actor. Best known for his work in comedies, Coburn received the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for 1943's The More the Merrier.

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  • Born: Charles Douville Coburn June 19, 1877 Macon, Georgia, U.S.
  • Died: August 30, 1961 (aged 84) Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, New York, U.S.
  • Resting place: Cremated, Ashes scattered
  • Occupation: Actor
  • Years active: 1901–61
  • Spouse(s): Ivah Wills (1906–37; her death) Winifred Natzka (1959–61; his death)

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