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George Brent

Born Mar 15, 1904

George Brent was an Irish stage, film, and television actor in American cinema.

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1899 Birth Born on March 15, 1899.


1920 21 Years Old During the Irish War of Independence (1919–1921), Brent was part of an IRA Active Service Unit as early as 1920, carrying out IRA directives. … Read More
1925 26 Years Old He came to the United States in 1925, touring with a production of Abie's Irish Rose. … Read More
1927 28 Years Old In 1927, he appeared on Broadway in Love, Honor, and Betray alongside Clark Gable.


1930 31 Years Old He eventually moved to Hollywood and made his first film, Under Suspicion, in 1930.
1932 33 Years Old Over the next two years he appeared in a number of minor films produced by Universal Studios and Fox, before being signed to contract by Warner Brothers in 1932. … Read More


1953 54 Years Old Brent drifted into "B" pictures from the late 1940s and retired from film in 1953.


1960 61 Years Old He continued to appear on television until 1960, starring in the series Wire Service in 1956. … Read More
1974 75 Years Old His final marriage to Janet Michaels, a former model and dress designer, lasted 27 years until her death in 1974. … Read More
1979 80 Years Old Brent died shortly afterward in 1979 in Solana Beach, California, at the age of 80 from emphysema. … Read More
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