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Edmund Purdom
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    (December 19, 1924-January 1, 2009)
    Born in Welwyn Garden City, England, United Kingdom
    Appeared in 'Julius Caesar' (1953), 'The Student Prince' (1954), 'The Egyptian' (1954), 'The Prodigal' (1955), 'Herod the Great' (1959), 'Nights of Rasputin' (1960), 'The Yellow Rolls Royce' (1964), 'The Man Who Laughs' (1966), 'Frankenstein's Castle of Freaks' (1974), 'Mr. Scarface' (1976), 'Concorde Affaire '79' (1979), 'Horror Safari' (1982), 'Don't Open Til Christmas' (1984) and 'Titanic: The Animated Movie' (2001)
    Directed 'Don't Open Til Christmas' (1984)
    He was also credited as 'Edmond Purdom' and 'Edmund Purdon.'
    In 'The Student Prince,' he lip synched to Mario Lanza's voice.
    He was married four times, divorced three.
    He received a 'Sour Apple' from the Hollywood Women's Press Club as the least cooperative actor (1954).
    After his brief Hollywood heyday, he settled in Italy, specializing in 'sword and sandal' epics, B movies and dubbing European films into English.
    He is one the few actors to have had his footprints removed from Mann's Chinese Theater.
    He was described as 'broodingly handsome.'
    He was a member of Laurence Olivier's acting company.
    He said, 'One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important.'

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