Millard Mitchell

Age: 110

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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.

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Movie Character Year
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Bjocva2ul07fwp5arn9vdurkade Thieves' Highway Ed Kinney 1949
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Blbzbieeqbcdiqumlare2nv8fat Singin' in the Rain R.F. Simpson 1952
Pe9jh7ri7xhoocmgace7ldb0mrx The Naked Spur Jesse Tate 1953