George Lynn (actor)

Peter George Lynn (January 28, 1906 – December 3, 1967) was an American actor and writer.

George Lynn
George Lynn in Adventures of Captain Marvel (1941).jpg
Peter George Lynn

(1906-01-28)January 28, 1906
DiedDecember 3, 1967(1967-12-03) (aged 61)
  • Actor
  • writer
Years active1936–1961

Early lifeEdit

Lynn was born January 28, 1906, in Cumberland, Maryland. He graduated from Washington and Lee University and worked as a pilot for Curtiss-Wright before he became an actor.[1]


Lynn acted in about 30 plays at the Pasadena Playhouse.[2] He appeared in films such as Sinner Take All (1936), the MGM Academy Award nominated short Torture Money (1937),[3] The Great Dictator (1940), and To Be or Not to Be (1942).[4] Towards the end of his career he appeared in television series such as The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (1956–8), The Untouchables (1959) and The Deputy (1961).

Lynn was also a playwright and a contributor of material published in magazines.[2]


Lynn died December 3, 1967, in Los Angeles, California.[citation needed]

Selected filmographyEdit




  1. ^ Kahn, Alexander (October 29, 1937). "Hollywood Film Shop". The Daily Notes. Pennsylvania, Canonsburg. United Press. p. 14. Retrieved October 15, 2019 – via
  2. ^ a b Coons, Robbin (November 3, 1937). "George Lynn's Specialty Is Life Under The 'O'". The Messenger. Kentucky, Madisonville. p. 4. Retrieved October 15, 2019 – via
  3. ^ Dumaux, Sally (January 1, 2002). King Baggot: A Biography and Filmography of the First King of the Movies. McFarland. p. 257. ISBN 978-0-7864-1350-8.
  4. ^ Eagan, Daniel (January 2010). America's Film Legacy: The Authoritative Guide to the Landmark Movies in the National Film Registry. Continuum. p. 349. ISBN 978-0-8264-2977-3.

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