Ethan Laidlaw

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Ethan Allen Laidlaw
Born (1899-11-25)November 25, 1899
Butte, Montana, United States
Died May 25, 1963(1963-05-25) (aged 63)
Los Angeles, California, United States
Alma mater University of Michigan
Occupation Actor
Years active 1923-1962

Ethan Laidlaw (November 25, 1899 – May 25, 1963) was an American film actor. He appeared in more than 350 films between 1923 and 1962.

Laidlaw was born in Butte, Montana,[1] and died in Los Angeles, California. He was the son of Charles Porter Laidlaw and Nellie Laidlaw (née Otis).

Laidlaw was a graduate of the University of Michigan and worked as an engineer before venturing into acting when he lived in Chicago.[2] He was a U.S. Navy veteran.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Freese, Gene Scott (2014). Hollywood Stunt Performers, 1910s-1970s: A Biographical Dictionary, 2d ed. McFarland. ISBN 9781476614700. Retrieved 27 January 2017. 
  2. ^ "Had to Ride". The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. New York, Brooklyn. May 14, 1939. p. 41. Retrieved January 27, 2017 – via  open access publication – free to read

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