George Irving (American actor)

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George Irving
George Irving in Craig's Wife (1928).jpg
Irving in Craig's Wife (1928)
Born (1874-10-05)October 5, 1874
New York City, U.S.
Died September 11, 1961(1961-09-11) (aged 86)
Hollywood, U.S.
Cause of death
Heart attack
Years active 1914-1954
Spouse(s) Katherine Gilman; 2 daughters

George Henry Irving (October 5, 1874 - September 11, 1961) was an American film actor and director who made over 200 films from 1914 until his retirement in 1954. Irving was initially an Actor-director, until he switched exclusively to acting in the mid-20s and became a character actor until the later 40s. He mostly played reputable and stern persons in films, he is best known for his roles as lawyer Peabody in Bringing Up Baby and as Robert Wentworth in Coquette.

Personal life[edit]

George Irving and his wife, Katherine Gilman, had two daughters, Katharine and Dorothy. He died from a heart attack in Hollywood in 1961, aged 86.

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