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 Thomas Beck

Thomas Beck

Birth
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death 23 Sep 1995 (aged 85)
Miami Shores, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA
Burial Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
Plot Northern-most portion of Section P
Memorial ID 6656836 · View Source
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Actor. His first professional work began as a stage performer in a stock company and later as a Broadway head liner. In the 1930s, his work interested film executives and he went to Hollywood where he appeared in 28 films in his career. His most memorable roles were in the films "Charlie Chan in Paris" (1935), "Charlie Chan in Egypt" (1935), "Charlie Chan at the Opera" (1937) and along side with Shirley Temple in "Heidi" (1937). After a contract dispute over wages with the industry in 1939, he retired from performring. He died from complications of Alzheimer's disease.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 6656836
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Beck (29 Dec 1909–23 Sep 1995), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6656836, citing Loudon Park Cemetery, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .