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Actor, Dean Jagger, was born Ira Dean Jagger on Nov 7, 1903 in Columbus Grove, OH. Jagger died at the age of 87 on Feb 5, 1991 in Santa Monica, CA and was laid to rest in Lakewood Memorial Park Cemetery in Hughson, Stanislaus County, CA.

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Dean Jagger was nominated for one Academy Award, winning for Best Supporting Actor for Twelve O'Clock High (as Major Stovall) in 1949.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1949Best Supporting ActorTwelve O'Clock High (1949)Major StovallWon
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He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.

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Dean Jagger Quotes:

Mary Ann Young: You're dead set against California, aren't you?
Brigham Young: You know human nature. Take a crowd of people to a place of milk and honey and in six months time, they won't be worth shooting.


Lorne Warfield: What happened to my family? Where are they?
Jimmy Noble: All I know is that the Apaches delivered them up for death.
Lorne Warfield: What does that mean?
Jimmy Noble: I don't know.


Vance Shaw: He says you come in peace today, but there won't be any peace if you try to take the singing wire through the Oglala nation.
Edward Creighton: Well, tell him that the Great White Father who speaks with lightning over the singing wire is sorry for the wounding of his Indian son; but the lightning talk is strong medicine and it must go through.


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Dean Jagger Facts
Spoke with a pronounced "lisp" in real life, every -day speech. This speech characteristic only disappeared in front of the camera.

Jagger was very taken by the character of Brigham Young, reacting warmly when his performance was praised by then President of the LDS Church, Heber J. Grant. This led to a careful study of the Mormon faith for Jagger, who was ultimately baptized a member of the faith in 1972. Subsequently, he willed his personal papers and movie memorabilia to the Harold B. Lee library at Brigham Young University.

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