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John Garfield
Original name: Julius Garfinkle
Birth: Mar. 4, 1913
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Death: May 21, 1952
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

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) 
Family links: 
  Roberta Seidman Garfield Cohn (1914 - 2004)*
  Katherine Hannah Garfield (1938 - 1945)*
  David Patton Garfield (1943 - 1994)*
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Heart attack 
Beloved Husband and Father
Westchester Hills Cemetery
Westchester County
New York, USA
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Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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Happy Belated Angel Day Blessings to a terrific actor. My favorite movie of you is "The Postman Always Rings Twice" with Lana Turner. RIP dear John...always....
- Rosie
 Added: May. 30, 2017
Saw you tonight in a movie. Great actor, miss you.
- Love, Marie
 Added: May. 29, 2017

- Janis Coleman
 Added: May. 21, 2017
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