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Birth Name: Lawrence Tierney
Born: 03/15/1919
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Death Place: Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: 02/26/2002

Born in Brooklyn, NY on March 15, 1919, Lawrence Tierney was the son of a policeman, also named Lawrence Tierney, and his wife, Mary. Both of his brothers, Gerard and Edward, also became actors, with Gerard billing himself as Scott Brady and enjoying a lengthy career playing tough guys not unlike his brother, while Edward left the business after a string of minor roles to become a building contractor. Tierney was a star athlete at Brooklyn's Boys High School, and won a sports scholarship to Manhattan College. He quit the school after two years to work as a laborer on the New York Aqueduct, and bounced between various gigs before landing a job as a male model for the Sears Roebuck catalog. St... Continue Bio >>

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