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 Richard Cromwell

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Richard Cromwell Famous memorial

Birth
Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Death
10 Oct 1960 (aged 50)
Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial
Santa Ana, Orange County, California, USA
Plot
Section P, Block 17, Lot 7, Space 1
Memorial ID
6385518 View Source

Actor. Born LeRoy Melvin Radabaugh, he was best known for co-staring in the films with Gary Cooper "The Lives of a Bengal Lancer" (1935) and with Bette Davis in "Jezebel" (1938). He began his career performing doing film extra work and made his screen debut in "King of Jazz" (1930). His other credits include "Maker of Men" (1931), "This Day and Age" (1933), "Life Begins at Forty" (1935), "Young Mr. Lincoln" (1939) and "Baby Face Morgan" (1942). After serving in the US Navy Coast Guard during World War II, he tried to return to films but had limited success with his last performance being in "Bungalow 13" (1948). He died of cancer at the age of 50 and has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Was also briefly married to actress Angela Lansbury from 1945 to 1946.

Actor. Born LeRoy Melvin Radabaugh, he was best known for co-staring in the films with Gary Cooper "The Lives of a Bengal Lancer" (1935) and with Bette Davis in "Jezebel" (1938). He began his career performing doing film extra work and made his screen debut in "King of Jazz" (1930). His other credits include "Maker of Men" (1931), "This Day and Age" (1933), "Life Begins at Forty" (1935), "Young Mr. Lincoln" (1939) and "Baby Face Morgan" (1942). After serving in the US Navy Coast Guard during World War II, he tried to return to films but had limited success with his last performance being in "Bungalow 13" (1948). He died of cancer at the age of 50 and has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Was also briefly married to actress Angela Lansbury from 1945 to 1946.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: William Vieza
  • Added: 1 May 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 6385518
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/6385518/richard-cromwell: accessed ), memorial page for Richard Cromwell (8 Jan 1910–10 Oct 1960), Find a Grave Memorial ID 6385518, citing Santa Ana Cemetery, Santa Ana, Orange County, California, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.