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John Payne
Birth: May 23, 1912
Roanoke
Roanoke City
Virginia, USA
Death: Dec. 6, 1989
Malibu
Los Angeles County
California, USA

American Actor. Popular leading man, starred in many motion pictures and television shows between 1936 and 1975. His memorable early films include "Dodsworth" (1936), "Hats Off" (1936), and "Fair Warning" (1937). He later appeared in several musicals, such as "Tin Pan Alley" (1940), "The Great American Broadcast," "Week-end in Havana," Sun Valley Serenade" (all 1941), "Iceland," "Springtime in the Rockies" (both 1942), "Hello Frisco, Hello" (1943), and "The Dolly Sisters" (1945). Shortly thereafter, he played the role of 'Fred Gailey' in the 1947 holiday classic, "Miracle on 34th Street." Married to actress Anne Shirley, and later to actress Gloria DeHaven. Father of actress Julie Payne. (bio by: A.J. Marik) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Anne Shirley (1918 - 1993)*
 
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Cause of death: Heart ailment
 
Burial:
Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea.
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: A.J. Marik
Record added: Jan 30, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7129807
John Payne
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John Payne
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I loved your pictures when I was a little girl and I still do at age 80.Rest in peace.
- Mary
 Added: Oct. 16, 2014
You were a very underrated Actor and I love all of your movies that you left for millions to enjoy.May GOD bless you and thank you for your service to our country.MAY THE FORCE BE WITH YOU FOREVER!
- Dennis Painter
 Added: Oct. 14, 2014

- Tom Carroll
 Added: Oct. 2, 2014
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