Erskine Sanford

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Erskine Sanford
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Sanford on the set of Citizen Kane (1941)
Born (1885-11-19)November 19, 1885
Trinidad, Colorado, U.S.
Died July 7, 1969(1969-07-07) (aged 83)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 1916–1952

Erskine Sanford (November 19, 1885 – July 7, 1969) was an American actor in films from the late 1930s. A member of Orson Welles' Mercury Theatre company,[1] he also appeared in several of Welles' films, most notably as the bumbling, perspiring newspaper editor Herbert Carter in Citizen Kane.[2]

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  1. ^ "New DVDs - Jane Eyre". The New York Times. April 24, 2007. Retrieved April 26, 2011. 
  2. ^ Welles, Orson; Estrin, Mark W. (2002). Orson Welles: interviews. Univ. Press of Mississippi. p. 1. ISBN 1-57806-209-8. 

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