Don Castle

Don Castle (September 29, 1917 – May 26, 1966) was an American film actor of the 1930s and 1940s.

Don Castle
Born(1917-09-29)September 29, 1917
DiedMay 26, 1966(1966-05-26) (aged 48)


Castle was born in Beaumont, Texas. He started his acting career as a stage actor, then moved to films. The actor, who resembled Clark Gable,[1] became close friends with The Guilty co-star Bonita Granville and her husband Jack Wrather who was a successful businessman and film producer. The relationship eventually led the actor to become a television producer for Wrather's Lassie television program. He maintained a home in Palm Springs, California.[2] After a traffic accident in 1966, Don Castle died of a medication overdose, aged 48.[3]

Partial filmography


  1. Don Castle – Trailer – Showtimes – Cast – Movies – The New York Times
  2. Meeks, Eric G. (2014) [2012]. The Best Guide Ever to Palm Springs Celebrity Homes. Horatio Limburger Oglethorpe. p. 25. ISBN 978-1479328598.
  3. Don Castle – Biography
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