Dean Jagger

Dean Jagger

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Dean Jagger was born on Nov 07, 1903 in USA. Dean Jagger's big-screen debut came with The Woman from Hell directed by A.F. Erickson in 1929, strarring Jim Coakley. Dean Jagger is known for Gideon's Trumpet directed by Robert L. Collins, Henry Fonda stars as Clarence Earl Gideon and José Ferrer as Abe Fortas. Dean Jagger has got 4 awards and 2 nominations so far. The most recent award Dean Jagger achieved is Daytime Emmy Awards. The upcoming new movie Dean Jagger plays is Evil Town which will be released on Jun 03, 1987.

Dean Jagger was born in Lima, Ohio, on November 7, 1903. He dropped out of high school twice before finally graduating from Wabash College. Working first as a school teacher, he soon became interested in acting and enrolled at Chicago's "Lyceum Art Conservatory". Mr. Jagger made his first movie and only silent film, Miss Lucifer (1929) in 1929, starring Mary Astor. During 1929 he also appeared in the film Handcuffed (1929). He quickly found his niche as a character actor and the highlight of his career was winning an Oscar for "Best Supporting Actor," in the 1949 movie Un homme de fer (1949). Dean played Principal Albert Vane on TV for the 1963-1964 season of Mr. Novak (1963). Dean Jagger died in Santa Monica, California, on February 5, 1991.

  • Birthday

    Nov 07, 1903
  • Place of Birth

    Columbus Grove, Ohio, USA

Known For


4 wins & 2 nominations

Daytime Emmy Awards
Outstanding Individual Achievement in Religious Programming
Winner - Daytime Emmy
Walk of Fame
Motion Picture
Winner - Star on the Walk of Fame
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Movies & TV Shows

TV Shows