Van Heflin

Van Heflin actually Emmett Evan Heflin Jr.(* 13. December 1910 in walter, Oklahoma; 23. July 1971 in Hollywood) was an US-American actor.

Heflin began with the looking plaything at the university of Oklahoma at a student theatre troop. This way finally led it at the beginning of the 1930er years to Broadway. 1936 it turned its first film in Hollywood. Heflin was never the type of hero and brought it therefore also not to the glamurösen Hollywoodfilmstar. It knew to convince however with sharp-edged character roles and played in numerous Western. It stood with MGM under contract and recompenced the confidence already early with a OSCAR 1943 for its role in the film Johnny Eager.

Van Heflin died 1971 completely surprisingly, after he had suffered a cardiac infarct when swimming in its Swimming pool. He deceased after siebzehntägigem coma.


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