George Meeker

George Meeker (March 5, 1904 – August 19, 1984) was an American character film and Broadway actor who became more of a legend off-camera than on.[1]

George Meeker
Meeker in Seven Doors to Death (1944)
Born(1904-03-05)March 5, 1904
DiedAugust 19, 1984(1984-08-19) (aged 80)
Resting placeCremains scattered into the Pacific Ocean
Years active1923–1951

A graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts,[2] Meeker made several films such as Crime, Inc. (1945) and A Thief in the Dark (1928), and he played an uncredited part in All Through the Night (1941).[3]

Meeker has a star at 6101 Hollywood Boulevard in the Motion Pictures section of the Hollywood Walk of Fame.[4]

Meeker's Broadway credits include Conflict (1929), Back Here (1928), Judy (1927), A Lady's Virtue (1925), and Judy Drops In (1924).[5][6]

Selected filmography

References

  1. "George Meeker - Biography, Movie Highlights and Photos". AllMovie.
  2. "George Meeker, Actor, Plans Third Venture as Producer". Star Tribune. Minnesota, Minneapolis. September 7, 1930. p. 53. Retrieved November 24, 2018 via Newspapers.com.
  3. "George Meeker". BFI.
  4. "George Meekr". Hollywood Walk of Fame. Archived from the original on 26 November 2018. Retrieved 26 November 2018.
  5. "George Meeker". Internet Broadway Database. The Broadway League. Archived from the original on 26 November 2018. Retrieved 26 November 2018.
  6. "George Meeker – Broadway Cast & Staff - IBDB". www.ibdb.com.



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