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George Meeker (March 5, 1904 – August 19, 1984) was an American character film and Broadway actor who became more of a legend off-camera than on.[1]

George Meeker
George Meeker in Seven Doors to Death.jpg
Meeker in Seven Doors to Death (1944)
Born(1904-03-05)March 5, 1904
DiedAugust 19, 1984(1984-08-19) (aged 80)
Resting placeCremains scattered into the Pacific Ocean
Years active1923–1951

A graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts,[2] Meeker made several films such as Crime, Inc. (1945) and Thief in the Dark (1928), and he played an uncredited part in All Through the Night (1941).[3]

Meeker has a star at 6101 Hollywood Boulevard in the Motion Pictures section of the Hollywood Walk of Fame.[4]

Meeker's Broadway credits include Conflict (1929), Back Here (1928), Judy (1927), A Lady's Virtue (1925), and Judy Drops In (1924).[5][6]

Selected filmographyEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "George Meeker - Biography, Movie Highlights and Photos". AllMovie.
  2. ^ "George Meeker, Actor, Plans Third Venture as Producer". Star Tribune. Minnesota, Minneapolis. September 7, 1930. p. 53. Retrieved November 24, 2018 – via Newspapers.com.  
  3. ^ "George Meeker". BFI.
  4. ^ "George Meekr". Hollywood Walk of Fame. Archived from the original on 26 November 2018. Retrieved 26 November 2018.
  5. ^ "George Meeker". Internet Broadway Database. The Broadway League. Archived from the original on 26 November 2018. Retrieved 26 November 2018.
  6. ^ "George Meeker – Broadway Cast & Staff - IBDB". www.ibdb.com.

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