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Millard Mitchell

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.

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Aug 14, 1903
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie What Price Pants 1931-08-21
Latest Project:
Movie Gene Kelly: Anatomy of a Dancer 2002-09-24
Known For
Poster of My Six Convicts
Poster of Convicted
Poster of Slightly Dangerous
Poster of The Mayor of 44th Street
Movie Gene Kelly: Anatomy of a Dancer Himself (archive footage) 2002-09-24
Movie James Stewart's Wonderful Life (archive footage) 1988-11-22
Movie The Naked Spur Jesse Tate 1953-01-30
Movie Here Come the Girls Albert Snodgrass 1953-10-22
Movie My Six Convicts James T. Connie 1952-03-20
Movie Singin' in the Rain R.F. Simpson 1952-04-09
Movie You're in the Navy Now George Larrabee 1951-02-23
Movie Strictly Dishonorable Bill Dempsey 1951-07-03
Movie The Gunfighter Marshal Mark Strett 1950-06-23
Movie Mister 880 'Mac' McIntire 1950-09-29
Movie Convicted Malloby 1950-08-01
Movie Thieves' Highway Ed Kinney 1949-09-20
Movie Everybody Does It Mike Craig 1949-10-24
Movie Twelve O'Clock High Major General Patrick Pritchard 1949-12-21
Movie A Foreign Affair Colonel Rufus Plummer 1948-08-20
Movie Kiss of Death Detective (uncredited) 1947-08-27
Movie A Double Life Al Cooley 1947-12-25
Movie Swell Guy Steve 1946-12-05
Movie Dixie Dugan Accident Victim (uncredited) 1943-03-12
Movie Slightly Dangerous Baldwin 1943-04-01
Movie Mr. and Mrs. North Mullins 1942-01-23
Movie Grand Central Murder Detective Arthur Doolin 1942-05-01
Movie Get Hep to Love McCarthy 1942-10-02
Movie The Mayor of 44th Street Herman 1942-10-15
Movie Singapore Sue Second Sailor (uncredited) 1932-06-10
Movie What Price Pants Secretary (uncredited) 1931-08-21
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