George Lynn (actor)

George Lynn (January 28, 1906 in Cumberland, Maryland – December 3, 1967 in Los Angeles, California) was an American actor and writer.

Lynn graduated from Washington and Lee University and worked as a pilot for Curtiss-Wright before he became an actor.[1]

Lynn acted in about 30 plays at the Pasadena Playhouse.[2] He appeared in films such as Sinner Take All (1936), the MGM Academy Award nominated short Torture Money (1937),[3] The Great Dictator (1940), and To Be or Not to Be (1942).[4] Towards the end of his career he appeared in television series such as The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (1956–8), The Untouchables (1959) and The Deputy (1961).

Lynn was also a playwright and a contributor of material published in magazines.[2]

Selected filmography




  1. Kahn, Alexander (October 29, 1937). "Hollywood Film Shop". The Daily Notes. Pennsylvania, Canonsburg. United Press. p. 14. Retrieved October 15, 2019 via
  2. Coons, Robbin (November 3, 1937). "George Lynn's Specialty Is Life Under The 'O'". The Messenger. Kentucky, Madisonville. p. 4. Retrieved October 15, 2019 via
  3. Dumaux, Sally (1 January 2002). King Baggot: A Biography and Filmography of the First King of the Movies. McFarland. p. 257. ISBN 978-0-7864-1350-8.
  4. Eagan, Daniel (January 2010). America's Film Legacy: The Authoritative Guide to the Landmark Movies in the National Film Registry. Continuum. p. 349. ISBN 978-0-8264-2977-3.

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