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Millard Mitchell

Millard Mitchell

  • Born on
    • August 14th, 1903
  • Died on
    • October 13th, 1953
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Millard Mitchell (August 14, 1903 – October 13, 1953) was an American character actor whose credits include roughly thirty feature films and two television appearances. Born in Havana, Cuba, Mitchell appeared as a bit player in eight films between 1931 and 1936. He returned to film work in 1942 after a six-year absence. Between 1942 and 1953, Mitchell was a successful supporting actor. For his performance in the 1952 film, My Six Convicts, Millard Mitchell won the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor. Mitchell is also known for his role as Col. Rufus Plummer in Billy Wilder's A Foreign Affair (1948), as Gregory Peck's commanding officer in the war drama Twelve O'Clock High (1949), and as movie mogul "R. F. Simpson" in the musical comedy Singin' in the Rain (1952). Mitchell died at the age of fifty from lung cancer in Santa Monica, California and was interred in the Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City, California. Description above from the Wikipedia article Millard Mitchell, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Filmography

Acting (15 Credits)

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1953The Naked Spur as Jesse Tate
1952Singin' in the Rain as R.F. Simpson
1951You're in the Navy Now as George Larrabee
1950Convicted as Malloby
1950The Gunfighter as Marshal Mark Strett
1950Mister 880 as 'Mac' McIntire
1950Winchester '73 as High Spade
1949Twelve O'Clock High as Major General Patrick Pritchard
1949Thieves' Highway as Ed Kinney
1948A Foreign Affair as Colonel Rufus Plummer
1947A Double Life as Al Cooley
1947Kiss of Death as Detective (uncredited)
1943Slightly Dangerous as Baldwin
1942Grand Central Murder as Detective Arthur Doolin
1942The Big Street as Gentleman George (Uncredited)

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