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Anthony Ross

For the Scottish Catholic priest, see Anthony Ross (priest).
Anthony Ross
Born (1909-02-23)February 23, 1909
New York City, New York
Died October 26, 1955(1955-10-26) (aged 46)
New York City, New York
Occupation Stage, film, television actor
Years active 1932-1956

Anthony Ross (February 23, 1909 – October 26, 1955) was a Broadway stage, television and film actor.

Born in New York City, he may be best remembered for being the first to play the character of "the Gentleman Caller" in the original 1944 production of Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie.

Ross appeared in 20th Century Fox films including Kiss of Death (1947) and The Gunfighter (1950); in the Nicholas Ray-directed film noir, On Dangerous Ground (1952), and in the popular serial Mysterious Island (1951).

He appeared in many television productions, including the 1954 CBS series The Telltale Clue in which he starred as police Captain Richard Hale.

Ross died at age 46 of a heart attack in 1955.

External links

  • Internet Movie Database
  • Internet Broadway Database
  • Two episodes of The Telltale Clue on YouTube [1]


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