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Raymond Walburn

Raymond Walburn
Born (1887-09-09)September 9, 1887
Plymouth, Indiana, USA
Died July 26, 1969(1969-07-26) (aged 81)
New York City, New York, USA
Occupation Actor
Years active 1916–1958
Spouse(s) Gertrude Steinman
(m.?-1953; her death)
Jane Davis
(m.1955-1969; his death)

Raymond Walburn (September 9, 1887 – July 26, 1969) was an American character actor who appeared in dozens of Hollywood comedies and an occasional dramatic role during the 1930s and 1940s.

Life and career

Born in Plymouth, Indiana, Walburn moved to Oakland, California, and took up acting, the same profession as his mother. His filmography includes nearly 100 films, with his best known roles as a stereotypical bumbler and as a pompous snob. He could also be villainous, as he was when he played Danglars in the 1934 film version of The Count of Monte Cristo, and was a favourite of such celebrated comedy directors as Preston Sturges and Frank Capra, with whom he made several appearances.

Partial filmography

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