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Henry Brandon

  • Birth 8 Jun 1912 Germany
  • Death 15 Feb 1990 USA
  • Burial Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
  • Memorial ID 6718514

Actor. Born Heinrich von Kleinbach, he was a versatile character performer in feature films, most often seen in villainous roles. He began his career at the acclaimed Pasadena Community Playhouse and landed his first big screen debut as the lead villain role in "Babes in Toyland" (1934). For the next five decades, he continued to captivate audiences playing both sinister and sympathetic roles. Some of his memorable film performances include "Black Legion" (1937), "Ski Patrol" (1940), "War of the Worlds" (1953), "Vera Cruz" (1954) and as the Indian Chief Scar, in "The Searchers" (1956). He also appeared on countless television shows such as "Wagon Train", "Lawman", "77 Sunset Strip", "Combat!", "Get Smart" and "Murder She Wrote". He died at 77 in Los Angeles, California.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Kenneth McNeil
  • Added: 24 Aug 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6718514
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Henry Brandon (8 Jun 1912–15 Feb 1990), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6718514, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.