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David Landau

David LandauAKA David Magee

Born: 9-Mar-1879
Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA
Died: 20-Sep-1935
Location of death: Hollywood, CA
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, CA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Judge Priest

After a lengthy but unnoticed career on Broadway, suddenly appeared in a large number of movies between 1931-33. A stroke in 1934 ended his career; he died the following year. Landau left his estate of $3803 to one Delight Howell, his "best friend", to the apparent exclusion of actress Mrs. Frances Landau, who though separated claimed to be his current legal wife.[1]

[1] "David Landau Left $3803", The New York Times, 25 September 1935.

Wife: Frances

    Stroke 1934 (ended his career)

    Judge Priest (5-Oct-1934) · Bob Gillis
    The Man with Two Faces (4-Aug-1934) · Curtis
    Bedside (27-Jan-1934) · Smith
    One Man's Journey (31-Aug-1933) · McGinnis
    The Nuisance (26-May-1933)
    Gabriel Over the White House (31-Mar-1933) · John Bronson
    She Done Him Wrong (27-Jan-1933) · Dan Flynn
    Lawyer Man (24-Dec-1932) · Gilmurry
    I Am a Fugitive From a Chain Gang (19-Nov-1932) · The Warden
    Air Mail (3-Nov-1932)
    The Cabin in the Cotton (15-Oct-1932) · Tom Blake
    Horse Feathers (10-Aug-1932) · Jennings
    The Purchase Price (23-Jul-1932) · Bull McDowell
    The Roadhouse Murder (28-Apr-1932)
    It's Tough to Be Famous (2-Apr-1932) · CPO Steve Stevens
    Polly of the Circus (27-Feb-1932) · Beef
    Taxi! (23-Jan-1932) · Buck Gerard
    Union Depot (14-Jan-1932) · Kendall
    This Reckless Age (9-Jan-1932)
    Arrowsmith (7-Dec-1931) · Veterinarian
    Street Scene (26-Aug-1931) · Frank Maurrant

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