Grant Withers

Born Jan 17, 1905

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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1905 Birth Born on January 17, 1905.


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


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


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


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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