Donald MacBride

Donald MacBride

New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death 21 Jun 1957 (aged 67)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Culver City, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Sec. N, lot 200, grave 5
Memorial ID 39895341 · View Source
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Actor. Best known for his character work in scores of 1930's and 1940's comedies and detective whodunits. He typically played hotel managers or police detectives of the slow burn variety. Born in Brookly, n MacBride started his career on the Vaudeville and Broadway stages as a teenage singer in shows like "George White`s Scandals". Appearing in many silents of the 1910's, he returned full time to films in the talkie era. His screen credits include "Room Service" (1938), "My Favorite Wife" (1940), "High Sierra" (1941), "The Glass Key" (1942), "The Killers" (1946) and "The Seven-Year Itch" (1955). TV credits include a season as Marie Wilson's employer in the sitcom "My Friend Irma" (1952). He died after a long illness.

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