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Dana Andrews (Carver Dana Andrews)

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Biography

Covington County, Mississippi, USA
American leading man of the 1940s and 1950s, Dana Andrews, was born Carver Dana Andrews on a farm by Collins, Covington County, Mississippi. He was the son of Annis (Speed) and Charles Forrest Andrews, a Baptist minister. He was one of thirteen children, including actor Steve Forrest.

Andrews studied business administration at Sam Houston State Teachers College in Texas, but took a bookkeeping job with Gulf Oil in 1929 prior to graduating. In 1931, he hitchhiked to California, hoping to get work as an actor. Read more...

Actor

Character: Captain John C. Fremont

Kit Carson 1940

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Character: Joe Lilac

Ball of Fire 1941

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Character: Kolya Simonov

The North Star 1943

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Character: Lt. Cmdr. Dewey Connors

Crash Dive 1943

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Character: Ghost of US sailor killed at Pearl Harbor

December 7th 1943

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Character: Capt. Harvey Ross

The Purple Heart 1944

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Character: Lt. Cmdr. Edward Moulton

Wing and a Prayer 1944

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Character: Sgt. Bill Tyne

A Walk in the Sun 1945

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Character: Eric Stanton

Fallen Angel 1945

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Character: Logan Stuart

Canyon Passage 1946

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Character: State's Atty. Henry L. Harvey

Boomerang! 1947

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Character: Walt Dreiser

My Foolish Heart 1949

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Character: Det. Mark Dixon

Where the Sidewalk Ends 1950

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Character: Dick Carver

Elephant Walk 1954

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Character: Jim Guthrie

Three Hours to Kill 1954

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Character: Scott Walters

Duel in the Jungle 1954

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Character: Dr. Rourke O'Brien

Strange Lady in Town 1955

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Character: Jim Read

Comanche 1956

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Character: Lt. Ted Stryker

Zero Hour! 1957

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Character: Dick Barnett

The Crowded Sky 1960

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Character: Clint Lorimer

Madison Avenue 1962

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Character: Col. Pritchard

Battle of the Bulge 1965

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Character: Admiral 'Blackjack' Broderick

In Harm's Way 1965

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Character: Gen. Buck Brinkman

The Loved One 1965

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Character: George Kimmins

Supercolpo da 7 miliardi 1967

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Character: Brig. Gen. Walter Naylor

The Devil's Brigade 1968

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Character: Elliot McKay

Falcon Crest 1981

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Character: Nat Keough

The Dick Powell Theatre 1961

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Character: Dr. Ernest Farrow

Ben Casey 1961

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Character: Hod Johnson

The Westerner 1940

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Character: Perry Ashwell

No Minor Vices 1948

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Character: Commander Jason Vanning

The DuPont Show of the Week 1961

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Character: Red Ridingwood

The Last Tycoon 1976

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Character: Adam Stark

Alcoa Premiere 1961

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Character: Judge Leland McIntyre

Checkmate 1960

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Character: Clint Evans

The Barbara Stanwyck Show 1960

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Character: Roger Shanley

The Last Hurrah 1977

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