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Victor Mature

Born Jan 29, 1913

Victor John Mature was an American stage, film and television actor.

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1913 Birth Born on January 29, 1913.
1918 5 Years Old An older brother, Marcellus Paul Mature, died at 11 in 1918 from osteomyelitis. … Read More


1941 28 Years Old In 1941 his contract was bought out by 20th Century Fox who used him to star opposite actresses such as Betty Grable and Rita Hayworth. … Read More
1942 29 Years Old In July 1942 Mature attempted to enlist in the U.S. Navy but was rejected for color blindness. … Read More


1944 31 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1944 he did a series of War Bond tours and acted in morale shows.
1945 32 Years Old 1 More Event
In May 1945 Mature was reassigned to the Coast Guard manned troop transport which was involved in transferring troops to the Pacific Theater.
1948 35 Years Old Mature was married four times. His first two wives were Frances Charles and Martha Stephenson Kemp. His third wife Dorothy, who he married in 1948, divorced him in 1955 alleging mental cruelty He married Adriene Urwick in 1959 but they later divorced. … Read More


1954 41 Years Old …  In 1954 he signed a two-picture deal with Columbia Pictures giving him script and co-star approval. … Read More


1968 55 Years Old 1 More Event
In a similar vein in 1968 he played a giant, The Big Victor, in Head, a potpourri movie starring The Monkees. … Read More
1971 58 Years Old He came out of retirement again in 1971 to star in Every Little Crook and Nanny. … Read More


1999 87 Years Old Victor Mature died of leukemia in 1999, at his Rancho Santa Fe, California home, at the age of 86. … Read More
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