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MILLARD MITCHELL BIOGRAPHY & FILMOGRAPHY:

Millard Mitchell was born on August 14th, 1903 in Havana, Cuba to American parents.  In the early 1930's he became involved in the entertainment industry first as a stage and radio actor.   

Mitchell then began adding a number of short film credits to his resume such as, "What Price Pants" (1931), "My Sin" (1931), "The Cheat" (1931) and "Dynamite Delaney" (1936).  He then relocated to Hollywood and appeared in the films, "Mr. and Mrs. North" (1942) starring with Gracie Allen, Porter Hall, Paul Kelly, Virginia Grey and Tom Conway, "Grand Central Murder" (1942) starring Van Heflin, Virginia Grey, Tom Conway, Cecilia Parker and Connie Gilchrist, "Little Tokyo, U.S.A." (1942) and "The Big Street" (1942) starring Henry Fonda, Lucille Ball, Barton MacLane, Agnes Moorehead and George Cleveland.
 
Millard then took a break from acting to serve in the military during World War II and upon completing his service he returned right back to pursuing a full time career as an actor. 

Some of his later career film roles included, "Kiss of Death" (1947) starring Victor Mature, Brian Donlevy, Colleen Gray, Karl Malden and Richard Widmark in his film debut, "The Gunfighter" (1950) co-starring Gregory Peck, Karl Malden, Jean Parker, Richard Jaeckel, Alan Hale Jr. and Helen Westcott, "Winchester '73" (1950) starring James Stewart, Stephen McNally, Shelley Winters, Dan Duryea, Tony Curtis, Rock Hudson, John McIntire and James Best, "Mt Six Convicts" (1952) starring alongside Gilbert Roland, Marshall Thompson, John Beal, Harry Morgan and Charles Bronson, "Singin' in the Rain" (1952) starring Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds, Jean Hagen and Donald O'Connor, "The Naked Spur" (1953) starring James Stewart, Janet Leigh, Robert Ryan and Ralph Meeker and "Here Come the Girls" (1953) starring Bob Hope, Tony Martin, Arlene Dahl, Rosemary Clooney and William Demarest.  He also appeared on the television series, "Lux Video Theatre" and "Eye Witness".

Millard Mitchell married only once to Peggy Gould and they had two children and remained married until he passed away from lung cancer on October 13th, 1953 at the age of fifty in Santa Monica, California.  His remains are buried at the Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City, California.  


Filmography

1953         Here Come the Girls
1953         Lux Video Theatre 
1953         Eye Witness
1953         The Naked Spur
1952         Singin' in the Rain
1952         My Six Convicts
1951         Strictly Dishonorable
1951         You're in the Navy Now
1950         Mister 880
1950         Convicted
1950         Winchester '73
1950         The Gunfighter
1950         Louisa
1949         Twelve O'Clock High
1949         Everybody Does It
1949         Thieves' Highway
1948         A Foreign Affair
1947         A Double Life
1947         Kiss of Death
1946         Swell Guy
1946         Mr. and Mrs. North
1943         Slightly Dangerou
1943         Dixie Dugan
1942         Get Hep to Love
1942         The Big Street
1942         Little Tokyo, U.S.A.
1942         The Mayor of 44th Street
1942         Grand Central Murder
1942         Mr. and Mrs. North
1940         The Girl on the Magazine Cover
1938         Trapped Underground 
1936         Dynamite Delaney
1932         Singapore Sue 
1931         The Cheat
1931         A Lesson in Love
1931         My Sin
1931         Secrets of a Secretary
1931         What Price Pants





Matinee Classics - Singin' in the Rain starring Gene Kelly, Jean Hagen, Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds, Millard Mitchell, Cyd Charisse, Douglas Fowley and Rita Moreno
Matinee Classics - You're in the Navy Now starring Gary Cooper, Jane Greer, Millard Mitchell, Eddie Albert, John McIntyre, Ray Collins, Jack Webb, Richard Erdman, Charles Bronson, Harry Von Zell, Ed Begley, Harvey Lembeck, Lee Marvin and Jack Warden
Matinee Classics - Singin' in the Rain starring Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds, Millard Mitchell, Cyd Charisse, Douglas Fowley and Rita Moreno
Matinee Classics - Strictly Dishonorable starring Ezio Pinza, Janet Leigh, Millard Mitchell, Gale Robbins, Maria Palmer, Esther Minciotti, Silvio Minciotti, Arthur Franz, Sandro Giglio, Hugh Sanders and Mario Siletti
Matinee Classics - The Girl on the Magazine Cover Documentary


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