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Richard Cromwell

Actor
Male
Born Jan 8, 1910
Hometown California
Died Oct 11, 1960
Death Place California
Other Names LeRoy Melvin Rada...

Richard Cromwell, born LeRoy Melvin Radabaugh, was an American actor. His family and friends called him Roy, though he was also professionally known and signed autographs as Dick Cromwell. Cromwell's career was at its pinnacle with his work in Jezebel with Bette Davis and Henry Fonda and again with Fonda in John Ford's Young Mr. Lincoln.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1910 Birth Born on January 8, 1910.
1918 8 Years Old Ralph died suddenly from influenza during the Spanish flu pandemic in 1918, when Cromwell was still in grade school. … Read More

TWENTIES

1932 22 Years Old Cromwell's next role in 1932 was on loan to RKO and was as Mike in Gregory La Cava's, The Age of Consent co-starring Eric Linden and Dorothy Wilson. … Read More
1935 25 Years Old 1 More Event
…  The Lives of a Bengal Lancer earned Paramount Studios a nomination for Best Picture in 1935, though Mutiny on the Bounty instead took the top award at the Oscars that year. … Read More
1936 26 Years Old In 1936, Cromwell took a detour in his career to Broadway for the chance to star as an evil cadet in an original play by Joseph Viertel, entitled, So Proudly We Hail. … Read More
1937 27 Years Old On July 15, 1937 Cromwell guest-starred on The Royal Gelatin Hour hosted by Rudy Vallee, in a dramatic skit opposite Fay Wray. … Read More
1938 28 Years Old As a regular on the Monday night program which ran from 1938 until 1942, Cromwell played opposite Nan Grey who played Kit's twin sister Kathy. … Read More
1939 29 Years Old In 1939, Cromwell again tried his luck on the stage in a regional production of Sutton Vane's play Outward Bound featuring Dorothy Jordan as his co-star. … Read More

THIRTIES

1945 35 Years Old 1 More Event
Back in California for good, Cromwell was married once, briefly from 1945–1946, to the British-born actress Angela Lansbury, when she was 19 and Cromwell was 35.
1948 38 Years Old …  Cromwell finally retired from films after his comeback fizzled: his last role was in a noir flick of 1948, entitled Bungalow 13. … Read More

FIFTIES

In July 1960, Cromwell signed with producer Maury Dexter for 20th Century Fox's planned production of The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come, co-starring Jimmie Rodgers, Bob Dix (son of Richard Dix), and Neil Hamilton who replaced Cromwell in the film.
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