Jack La Rue

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Jack La Rue
Jack La Rue in For Heaven's Sake.jpg
Jack La Rue in For Heaven's Sake (1950)
Born Gaspere Biondolillo
(1902-05-03)May 3, 1902
New York City, New York, U.S.
Died January 11, 1984(1984-01-11) (aged 81)
Santa Monica, California, U.S.
Occupation Film and stage actor
Years active 1923-1977
Spouse(s) Anne Giordano (1962-1967) (annulled)

Jack La Rue (May 3, 1902, New York City, New York – January 11, 1984, Santa Monica, California) was an American film and stage actor.

Born as Gaspere Biondolillo, he worked on the New York stage from 1923 to 1931. He moved to Hollywood, where he appeared in numerous films. Sometimes mistaken for Humphrey Bogart, he played thugs and gangsters for the most part.


His son was actor Jack La Rue, Jr.


La Rue died of a heart attack at the age of 81. He was buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, Culver City, California.

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