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Morris Ankrum

  • Birth 27 Aug 1896 Danville, Vermilion County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 2 Sep 1964 Pasadena, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Burial Danville, Vermilion County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 6804504

Actor. Born Stephen Morris Nussbaum, he was a graduate of the University of Southern California School of Law, when he started an acting career performing in Hopalong Cassidy westerns in the 1930s. His film credits were largely concentrated in the western and science fiction films such as "Hills of Old Wyoming" (1937), "North of the Rio Grande" (1937), "Dark Shadows" (1944), "Courage of Lassie" (1946), "Joan of Arc" (1948), "Son of Ali Baba" (1952) and "Vera Cruz" (1954) and "Earth vs. the Flying Saucers" (1956). For television, he appeared on "The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin", "Dennis the Menace", "Rawhide" and "Cheyene". He was also married to actress Joan Wheeler until his death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 26 Sep 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6804504
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Morris Ankrum (27 Aug 1896–2 Sep 1964), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6804504, citing Spring Hill Cemetery and Mausoleum, Danville, Vermilion County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .