Albert Dekker

Albert Dekker

Original Name Thomas Albert Ecke
Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Death 5 May 1968 (aged 62)
Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial North Bergen, Hudson County, New Jersey, USA
Memorial ID 6942 · View Source
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Actor. He began his career in the theatre in the late 1920s, performed on Broadway and made his first film appearance in "The Great Garrick" (1937). He spent the rest of his acting career in the cinema and was featured in some seventy films into the 1960s. Some of his memorable roles were in "Dr. Cyclops" (1940), "Wake Island" (1942), "The Killers" (1946), "The Silver Chalice" (1954), "East of Eden" (1955) and "The Wild Bunch" (1969). He also was California State Assemblyman from 1944 to 1946 and has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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  • Added: 13 Nov 1999
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