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John Mills

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Birth Name: John Mills
Born: 02/22/1908
Birth Place: North Elmham, England, GB
Death Place: Denham, England, GB
Died: 04/23/2005

Raised in Suffolk where his father was working as a school headmaster, Mills and his family (including older sister Annette who later found fame on British TV as a puppeteer) eventually settled in London. His mother managed the box office at the Haymarket Theatre and Mills was intrigued by an acting career. He began appearing in amateur theatricals while earning a living as a clerk and traveling salesman. After training at Zelia Raye's Dancing School, Mills made his stage debut as a chorus boy in the "The Five O'Clock Girl" (1929). Later that year, he joined the performing troupe the Quaints and toured India and Asian in such plays as "Journey's End", "Mr. Cinders" and "Hamlet". Returning to... Continue Bio >>

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