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Alan Ladd
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Birth Name: Alan Walbridge Ladd

Born: 3 September 1913 Died: 29 January 1964

Born and residing in: United States

Height: 5' 6"

Relationship Status: Married

Partner: Sue Carol


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Premature Deaths (Actors and Actresses) (123 items)
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100 Graves of Famous Actors/Actresses (100 items)
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His Classic Cigarette (24 items)
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Published 4 years, 9 months ago 8 comments
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As Cool As It Gets (150 items)
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Published 1 year, 1 month ago 13 comments
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Generations (famous families) (32 items)
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About: Alan Walbridge Ladd (September 3, 1913 – January 29, 1964) was an American film actor. He was famous for his emotionless demeanor and small stature (reports of his height vary from 5'2" to 5'9", with 5'5" being the most generally accepted today). In the majority of his films he played either the hero or a bad guy with a conscience. Ladd was born in Hot Springs, Arkansas to English immigrant parents. After first becoming a star with his performance a ... (more)
Died 1964 (2), Born 1913 (2), Actor (2), 1950s (1), 1940s (1), Western Actor (1), Lead Actor (1), American (1), Drama (1), Male (1), Leading Man (1), Film Noir (1), Film Actor (1), Died Aged 50 (1), 1960s (1)

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1. Citizen Kane (1941)
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2. Shane (1953)
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1. Biography (1987)
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He Said, She Said (233 person items)

" DEBORAH KERR "He was awfully good in putting across what he had, in looks and in manner; he had something very attractive... a definite film personality which he had worked very hard to perfect." VERONICA LAKE "Alan Ladd was a marvelous person in his simplicity. In so many ways we were kindred spirits. We both were professionally conceived through Hollywood's search for box office and the types to insure the box office. And we were both little people. Alan wasn't as short as most people be"


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As Cool As It Gets (150 person items)

"Philip Raven in "This Gun For Hire" Coolest quote: I'm my own police."


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Movie Legends - Alan Ladd
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Favorite Actors & Actresses -- Today & Yesteryear (30 person items)

"Born: Alan Walbridge Ladd on September 3, 1913 Place of Birth: Hot Springs, Arkansas Died: January 29, 1964 Place of Death: Palm Springs, California Ladd's father died when he was only four. Subsequently, his mother relocated the family to Oklahoma City and then to North Hollywood, CA after remarrying. There Ladd would become a high school swimming and diving champion, as well as taking part in his high schools dramatics program. Early on he was released from work by Universal Pictures as too b"


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Tough Guy Names From our Favorite Movies (7 person items)

" Alan Ladd Salty O'Rourke in Salty O'Rourke Whispering Smith in Whispering Smith Hugh Tallant in Botany Bay"


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V I R G O ♍ (26 person items)

"September 3, 1913 "


xolmis added this to a list 1 year, 6 months ago
Premature Deaths (Actors and Actresses) (123 person items)

"Died: January 29, 1964 (aged 50) Cause of death: Alcohol and barbiturate overdose (Suicide ¿?) "


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Actors (392 person items)

"Those Were the Days! (1940) The Howards of Virginia (1940) (uncredited) Citizen Kane (1941) (uncredited) This Gun for Hire (1942) The Glass Key (1942) Lucky Jordan (1942) Star Spangled Rhythm (1942) China (1943) And Now Tomorrow (1944) Salty O'Rourke (1945) Two Years Before the Mast (1946) The Blue Dahlia (1946) O.S.S. (1946) Calcutta (1947) Wild Harvest (1947) Saigon (1948) Beyond Glory (1948) Whispering Smith (1948) The Great Gatsby (1949) Chicago Deadline (1949) Captain Carey, U.S.A. (1950) "


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Leading Men: The 50 Most Unforgettable Actors (50 person items)

"He emerged as one of the screen's iciest tough guys, a handsome blond whose stoic face made him as fit to play cold-blooded killers as noble heroes. Essential Films This Gun For Hire 1942, Paramount Two Years Before the Mast 1946, Paramount The Blue Dahlia 1946, Paramount Shane 1953, Paramount The Carpetbaggers 1964, Paramount"


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Hollywood Bikers (Updated 01/17/12) (26 person items)

"I have a picture of Alan Ladd riding a motorcycle that appears to be an Indian. "


Bydusk added this to a list 2 years, 8 months ago
Noir (retro edition) (22 person items)
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Cigarettes and Shadows (film noir) (27 person items)

" "You are trying to make me go soft. Well, you can save it. I don't go soft for anybody." Phillip- This Gun For Hire."


Bydusk added this to a list 2 years, 10 months ago
Generations (famous families) (32 person items)

"Alan Ladd had never meant to be a Hollywood actor. Hollywood execs said his coloring and height was all wrong for pictures. So Alan worked on the radio. Then he met Sue Carol, who he would later marry, she was a talent scout and got him recognized. He landed his star making role in This Gun For Hire in 1942. He eventually had a successful career and starred in seven films with screen siren, Veronica Lake. He has a son from his first marriage, Alan Ladd, Jr, who is a producer. And one from his"


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Directed by Orson Welles (167 person items)

"Citizen Kane"


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500 movie stars of all time (500 person items)
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Best Male Performances - 1950s (60 person items)

"#85as Shane in "Shane" (1953)"


Patrik Braga added this to a list 4 years, 9 months ago
His Classic Cigarette (24 person items)

" Picture of Alan Ladd "


onebreath added this to a list 5 years, 6 months ago
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20 Favourite Classic Actors (20 person items)

"Favourite work: The Glass Key"