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us: Langan, Glenn, 1917-1991


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    • Thomas Glenn
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    • us: Langan, Glen, 1917-1991
    • us: Langen, Glen, 1917-1991
    • us: Langan, Thomas Glenn, 1917-1991
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    • found: Hallmark hall of fame. Lydia, 1955: credits (featured Glenn Langan)
    • found: Halliwell's filmgoer's companion, 1985 (Glenn Langan; b. 1917)
    • found: Riding high, 1943: credits (with Glen Langan)
    • found: Internet movie database WWW site, October 6, 2008 (Glenn Langan; b. July 8, 1917, Denver, Colo.; d. Jan. 19, 1991, Los Angeles, Calif.; birth name, Thomas Glenn Langan; sometimes credited as Glen Langan, Glen Langen; actor)
    • found: IMDb, June 15, 2016 (Glenn Langan (1917-1991), born 8 July 1917, Denver, Colorado; birth name: Thomas Glenn Langan; died 26 January 1991, Camarillo, California; actor)
    • found: Wikipedia, June 15, 2016 (Glenn Langan; Glenn Langan (July 8, 1917-January 26, 1991) was an American character actor on stage and films; he made his Broadway debut in 1942 opposite Luise Rainer in a revival of J.M. Barrie's A Kiss for Cinderella; he made his credited film debut in The Return of Doctor X (1939); he appeared as a French professor in the romantic Margie (1946), a devoted young doctor protecting Gene Tierney from the evil machinations of Vincent Price in Dragonwyck (1946), and as one of the psychiatrists looking after demented patient Olivia de Havilland in the The Snake Pit (1948); Langan was also gainfully employed in escapist adventure, essaying a square-jawed privateer captain in Forever Amber (1947); his popularity waned by the early 1950s; he spent the next decade appearing on various television episodes, but eventually achieved a form of cult status as the irradiated 60-foot hero of Bert I. Gordon's sci-fi outing, The Amazing Colossal Man (1957); after winding down his screen career in the 1960s, Langan re-invented himself as a successful real estate salesman; he was married for forty years to actress Adele Jergens, with whom he had a son, Tracy)
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