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Birth Name: Marc Lawrence
Born: 02/17/1910
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA
Death Place: Palm Springs, California, USA
Died: 11/28/2005

With a background that included much stage work and even some opera singing, Lawrence was nurtured in Hollywood by director William Wyler. He moved from New York to California and in 1932 made his film debut with a bit part as an unnamed hoodlum in "If I Had a Million". This began a career in which he worked for every studio (although more for Columbia than any other) appearing in 11 films in 1937 alone. Lawrence was never the protagonist and usually the sidekick, rather than the chief villain lurking. Lawrence had one of his best chances with "The Asphalt Jungle" (1950), playing a nervous bookie. He was in support of Paul Muni, along with Humphrey Bogart, in "Dr. Socrates" (1935) and was a ... Continue Bio >>


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