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John Garfield
Original name: Julius Garfinkle
Birth: Mar. 4, 1913
Death: May 21, 1952

Actor. Hollywood leading man in the 1930's and 1940's. He was twice nominated for an Academy Award as Best Actor, once in 1939 for Four Daughters, and again in 1948 for Body and Soul. Other noteworthy films include They Made Me A Criminal, The Sea Wolf, Destination Tokyo, Gentleman's Agreement, Humoresque, and The Postman Always Rings Twice. An active liberal, he was accused of being a Communist in the late 1940's and was called before the House Un-American Activities Committee in April, 1951. He refused to mention names of any friends and testified that he was not, nor had he ever been a Communist. Nevertheless, he was still blacklisted in Hollywood and his ability to find work greatly declined. He was only 39 years old when he died of a heart attack the following year. (bio by: Decal) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Roberta Seidman Garfield Cohn (1914 - 2004)*
 
 Children:
  Katherine Garfield (1938 - 1945)*
  David Patton Garfield (1943 - 1994)*
 
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Heart attack
 
Burial:
Westchester Hills Cemetery
Hastings-on-Hudson
Westchester County
New York, USA
 
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Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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A natural. The best. The HUAC took the life out of him.May he Rest in Peace.
- Robert Gelfand
 Added: Aug. 25, 2014
GOD BLESS
- KathieMarie
 Added: Aug. 25, 2014
GOD BLESS
- KathieMarie
 Added: Aug. 25, 2014
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