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Edmund Purdom

  • Birth 19 Dec 1924 Welwyn Garden City, Welwyn Hatfield District, Hertfordshire, England
  • Death 1 Jan 2009 Rome, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy
  • Burial Rome, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy
  • Memorial ID 32580558

Actor. He was a performer of motion pictures, stage and television since the early 1950s. He is most noted for his roles in the films "The Student Prince" (1954) and "The Egyptian" (1954). Born in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, England, he appeared on the London Stage before making his Broadway debut in the production "Caesar and Cleopatra" (1951 to 1952). He rose to international fame and enjoyed a productive period in Hollywood during the 1950s and 1960s. Among his other film credits are "Julius Ceasar" (1953), "Athena" (1954), "The King's Thief" (1955), "The Comedy Man (1963) and "The Yellow Rolls-Royce" (1964). He appeared in the television mini-series "The Winds of War" (1983). He was formerly married to actress Linda Christian.

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  • Originally Created by: C.S.
  • Added: 2 Jan 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 32580558
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Edmund Purdom (19 Dec 1924–1 Jan 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 32580558, citing Campo Cestio, Rome, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy ; Maintained by Find A Grave .