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 Minor Watson

Minor Watson

Birth
Marianna, Lee County, Arkansas, USA
Death 28 Jul 1965 (aged 75)
Alton, Madison County, Illinois, USA
Burial Alton, Madison County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 11138 · View Source
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Actor. Born in Mariana, Arkansas, he was one of the most prominent character performers of his time whom appeared in over 100 movies. He began his career in the theatre, then appeared in short reel films during the silent era and made his big screen debut in "24 Hours" (1931). Some of his memorable credits include roles in "Yankee Doodle Dandy" (1942), "Kings Row" (1942), "Guadalcanal Diary" (1943), "The Virginian" (1946), "The Jackie Robinson Story" (1950) and "Trapeze" (1956). He died in Alton, Illinois, at age 75.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 25 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11138
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Minor Watson (22 Dec 1889–28 Jul 1965), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11138, citing Alton Cemetery, Alton, Madison County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .