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Royal E. Dano
Birth: Nov. 16, 1922
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Death: May 15, 1994
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Actor. Born in New York and drawn to the theatre from his youth. Tall and rugged supporting actor with piercing blue eyes and deep resonant voice, his career spanned the years from 1950 to 1993. He appeared in over 80 feature films including "The Red Badge of Courage", "Moby Dick", "The Trouble With Harry", "King Of Kings", "The Great Northfield, Minnesota Raid", "Electra Glide in Blue", The Outlaw Josie Wales" and "The Right Stuff." Often played older roles beyond his years. His portrayals ranged from Abraham Lincoln to saddle tramps and hired hands. During his career he also made many television appearances, including "Omnibus", "Gunsmoke", "Wagon Train", "The Big Valley" and "The Little House on the Prarie". When not doing film or television he did off-Broadway work, including substantial Shakespearean roles in summer stock. 
 
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  Royal Edward Dano (1946 - 1994)*
 
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Cause of death: Heart attack
 
Burial:
Los Angeles National Cemetery
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: C-189, 9
 
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Record added: Feb 29, 2000
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Thanks for your service.
- MSL
 Added: Oct. 16, 2014
To a very talented actor. Rest in peace.
- MSL
 Added: Oct. 16, 2014
Just watching you, marveling at your poetic face. Thought I would pay my respects. Rest in peace, and thank you for showering the world with your talent and grace. ~B~
- Belladonna
 Added: Sep. 19, 2014
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