Sam McDaniel

Sam McDaniel

Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas, USA
Death 24 Sep 1962 (aged 76)
Woodland Hills, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial North Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Block E, Section 4113, Lot 3
Memorial ID 11845336 · View Source
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Actor. The brother of Oscar-winning actress Hattie McDaniel, he also had a long and prolific movie career. He appeared in 208 films, but seldom got screen credit. Today his name is known only to cinema historians and trivia buffs. His credits include "Hallelujah!" (1929), "The Public Enemy" (1931), "Grand Hotel" (1932), "Footlight Parade" (1933), "Manhattan Melodrama" (1934), "Belle of the Nineties" (1934), "Captains Courageous" (1937), "Jezebel" (1938), "Union Pacific" (1939), "They Died With Their Boots On" (1941), "Son of Dracula" (1943), "Double Indemnity" (1944), "The Egg and I" (1947), "Ma and Pa Kettle" (1949), "Carmen Jones" (1954), "A Hole in the Head" (1959), "Ice Palace" (1960), and "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" (1960). McDaniel was born in Witchita, Kansas. After 30 years of performing in minstrel troupes he went to Hollywood in 1929, with Hattie McDaniel tagging along. To his surprise, it was his kid sister who became famous. He died at the Motion Picture Country Home.

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