Stanley Fields (actor)

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Stanley Fields
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Born Walter L. Agnew
(1883-05-20)May 20, 1883
Allegheny, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Died April 23, 1941(1941-04-23) (aged 57)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Cause of death Heart attack
Years active 1929–1941
Spouse(s) Alta Bailey

Stanley Fields (May 20, 1883 – April 23, 1941) was an American actor.


He was born Walter L. Agnew on May 20, 1883.

Fields spent seven years as a boy soprano in the Trinity Church choir. He began work as a newsboy, but later became a professional boxer. As a result of a broken nose, he left the ring and decided to try performing in vaudeville in partnership with Frank Fay. Thanks to Norma Talmadge, who thought his broken nose gave him a ferocious appearance, he started on a film career with a screen debut as a gunman in her talkie New York Nights.

He died on April 23, 1941.[1]

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