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Grant Withers

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Born Jan 17, 1905
Hometown Pueblo, Colorado
Died Mar 27, 1959
Death Place North Hollywood
Other Names Withers, Granvill...

Grant Withers was an American film actor. With early beginnings in the silent era, Withers moved into talkies establishing himself with a list of headlined features as a young and handsome male lead. As his career progressed, his importance diminished, but he did manage a 10-year contract at Republic Pictures.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1905 Birth Born on January 17, 1905.

TWENTIES

1931 26 Years Old The marriage was widely reported and ended in annulment in 1931. … Read More

THIRTIES

1937 32 Years Old …  Withers' credits at Republic total about sixty films from 1937 to 1957.
1940 35 Years Old From 1940, he was pretty much a character actor as a popular Western tough guy taking numerous supporting roles in television as his demand in film work waned. … Read More

FORTIES

1953 48 Years Old Wayne was best man at Withers' fifth marriage, to 24-year-old Cuban-born actress Estelita Rodriguez (Rio Bravo) in January 1953 in Reno, Nevada. They too resided in the San Fernando Valley on Woodcliff Avenue in Sherman Oaks, California. Estelita began a nightclub singing career at the end of her Republic contract. The marriage was not a happy one. They divorced in 1955. … Read More

FIFTIES

1959 54 Years Old 1 More Event
With failing health, Withers committed suicide by overdosing on barbiturates on March 27, 1959. … Read More
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