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George Raft (George Ranft)

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Biography

New York City, New York, USA
George Raft was born and grew up in a poor family in Hell's Kitchen, at the time one of the roughest, meanest areas of New York City. He was born George Ranft, and was the son of Eva (Glockner) and Conrad Ranft, a department store deliveryman. His parents were both of German descent. In his youth, he showed a great interest in, and aptitude for, dancing. That, combined with his dark good looks and sharp dressing, made him a local favorite at such spots as the El Fey Club with Texas Guinan. Read more...

Actor

Character: Georgie Ames - the Dancer

Side Street 1929

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Character: Joe - Yolando's Henchman

Palmy Days 1931

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Character: William Kenny - Dance Contestant

Taxi! 1932

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Character: Bandleader at Guinan's

Winner Take All 1932

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Character: Louie Brooks

Dancers in the Dark 1932

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Character: Steve Brodie

The Bowery 1933

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Character: Raoul De Baere

Bolero 1934

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Character: Powdah

Souls at Sea 1937

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Character: Tyler Dawson

Spawn of the North 1938

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Character: 'Hood' Stacey

Each Dawn I Die 1939

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Character: Cliff Taylor

Invisible Stripes 1939

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Character: Johnny Marshall

Manpower 1941

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Character: Kenny Veech

Whistle Stop 1946

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Character: Joe Warne

Nocturne 1946

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Character: Mario Torio

Christmas Eve 1947

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Character: Joe Gargen

Loan Shark 1952

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Character: Detective Lt. C.A. Bruce

Black Widow 1954

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Character: Spats Colombo

Some Like It Hot 1959

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Character: Jack Strager

Ocean's Eleven 1960

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Character: Actor 'They Drive by Night'

Hollywood: The Great Stars 1963

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Character: Himself

Casino Royale 1967

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Character: Dragon #2

Five Golden Dragons 1967

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Character: Capt. Garbaldo

Skidoo 1968

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Character: Guido Scartucci

Hammersmith Is Out 1972

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Character: Petey Cane

The Man with Bogart's Face 1980

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Character: Himself - Actor

Texaco Star Theatre 1948

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Character: Himself - Actor

The Colgate Comedy Hour 1950

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Character: Himself

Brooklyn Bridge 1981

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