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 Gary Merrill

Gary Merrill

Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Death 5 Mar 1990 (aged 74)
Falmouth, Cumberland County, Maine, USA
Burial Falmouth, Cumberland County, Maine, USA
Plot East end of Pleasant Avenue. Close to the cemetery office
Memorial ID 4144 · View Source
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Actor. Born in Hartford, Connecticut, he was a veteran performer who appeared in more than fifty feature films and on dozens of television series. After serving in the US Army, he landed in New York, where performed in the play "Born Yesterday". He made his big screen debut in "Winged Victory", followed by the memorable role as Colonel Ernie Davenport in "Twelve O'Clock High" (1949). His other film credits include "All About Eve" (1950), "A Blue Print for Murder" (1953), "Bermuda Affair" (1956), "Crash Landing" (1958) and "Mysterious Island" (1961). For television, he appeared on "Alfred Hitchcock Presents", "Zane Gray Theatre", "The Reporter", "The Outer Limits" and many more. He died of cancer at the age of 74 in Falmouth, Maine and also was the fourth husband of actress Bette Davis.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Gary Merrill (2 Aug 1915–5 Mar 1990), Find A Grave Memorial no. 4144, citing Pine Grove Cemetery, Falmouth, Cumberland County, Maine, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .