Henry Brandon

Born Jun 8, 1912

Henry Brandon was an American character actor in over 100 films, famous for playing Indian, Arab, Persian, Turkish, Native American and East Asian roles, usually villains. Born Heinrich von Kleinbach in Berlin, Germany, his parents emigrated to the United States while he was still an infant. A stage actor, he performed on Broadway and continued to act on stage periodically throughout his acting career.… Read More

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1912 Birth Born on June 8, 1912.


1932 20 Years Old He made his motion picture debut in 1932. … Read More
1934 22 Years Old Many people will remember him for his role as "Silas Barnaby", the evil character in the Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy 1934 classic Babes in Toyland later retitled March of the Wooden Soldiers.
1938 26 Years Old He was also the nasty opera manager who signed Alfalfa to an unbreakable contract singing "The Barber of Seville" in the Little Rascals/Our Gang short Our Gang Follies of 1938. … Read More


1955 43 Years Old In 1955, Brandon portrayed Nate Champion, the first casualty of the Johnson County War of Wyoming, in an episode of Jim Davis' syndicated western television series Stories of the Century. … Read More
1958 46 Years Old He is perhaps best remembered for his role as Acacius Page in the 1958 film Auntie Mame.


1976 64 Years Old He also played a French army captain in Robert Aldrich's Vera Cruz (1954) and "Officer Chaney" in John Carpenter's 1976 film Assault on Precinct 13.
1990 78 Years Old Brandon died in 1990 from a heart attack. … Read More
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