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John Payne

  • Birth 23 May 1912 Roanoke, Roanoke City, Virginia, USA
  • Death 6 Dec 1989 Malibu, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Burial Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea
  • Memorial ID 7129807

American Actor. Popular leading man, starred in many motion pictures and television shows between 1936 and 1975. His memorable early films include "Dodsworth" (1936), "Hats Off" (1936), and "Fair Warning" (1937). He later appeared in several musicals, such as "Tin Pan Alley" (1940), "The Great American Broadcast," "Week-end in Havana," Sun Valley Serenade" (all 1941), "Iceland," "Springtime in the Rockies" (both 1942), "Hello Frisco, Hello" (1943), and "The Dolly Sisters" (1945). Shortly thereafter, he played the role of 'Fred Gailey' in the 1947 holiday classic, "Miracle on 34th Street." Married to actress Anne Shirley, and later to actress Gloria DeHaven. Father of actress Julie Payne.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: A.J.
  • Added: 30 Jan 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7129807
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John Payne (23 May 1912–6 Dec 1989), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7129807, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea.