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John Agar

Born Jan 31, 1921

John George Agar was an American actor. He starred alongside John Wayne in the films Sands of Iwo Jima, Fort Apache and She Wore a Yellow Ribbon, but was later relegated to B movies, such as Tarantula, The Mole People, The Brain from Planet Arous, Flesh and the Spur, and Hand of Death. He also starred with Lucille Ball in the 1951 movie The Magic Carpet.… Read More

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1921 Birth Born on January 31, 1921.


1942 21 Years Old He and his family moved from Chicago to Los Angeles in 1942, after his father’s death. … Read More
1944 23 Years Old Agar's sister was a schoolmate of Shirley Temple. In 1944 Agar escorted Temple to a party held by her boss at the time, David O. Selznick. The two fell in love and were married in 1945. … Read More
1948 27 Years Old Agar and Temple had a daughter together, Linda Susan Agar, b. 1948, (who was later known as Susan Black, taking the surname of her stepfather Charles Alden Black). However, the marriage foundered, in part because of Agar's drinking (he had been arrested for drunk driving) and in part because of pressures of their high public profile. Temple sued for divorce on the grounds of mental cruelty in 1949. … Read More


1951 30 Years Old After his divorce from Temple, Agar remarried in 1951 to model Loretta Barnett Combs (1922–2000). They remained married until her death in 2000. … Read More


2002 81 Years Old Agar died on April 7, 2002 at Burbank, California of complications from emphysema. … Read More
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