Byron Palmer (Byron Hunkins Palmer)

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Los Angeles, California, USA
Darkly handsome and extremely personable, actor/singer Byron Palmer's heyday was in the late 1940s and 1950s where his resonant speaking and singing voice became his primary moneymaker. The Los Angeles native was born on June 21, 1920, the second of four children of Etheleyn and Judge Harlan G. Palmer. His father was publisher of the then-Hollywood Citizen News.

Following high school, Byron attended Occidental College in the L.A. area and earned money writing up obituaries for his father's newspaper before being hired as a CBS page. Read more...


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