Albert Dekker

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Birth Name: Albert Dekker
Born: 12/20/1905
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Death Place: Hollywood, California, USA
Died: 05/05/1968

Born on Dec. 20, 1905 in Brooklyn, NY, Dekker attended Bowdoin College in Brunswick, ME, and found his way to Cincinnati, OH, where he began acting in a stock company in 1927. Rather quickly, he made his Broadway debut in a production of Eugene O'Neill's "Marco Millions," which launched a decade-long career on the stage. In 1937, Dekker found his way to Hollywood and made his feature debut with a bit part in the 18th century-set romantic comedy "The Great Garrick" (1937), starring Brian Aherne and Olivia de Havilland. After playing the Comte de Provence in "Marie Antoinette" (1938), which featured Norma Shearer in the title role, Dekker stepped up to play more significant supporting roles in... Continue Bio >>

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