Character actor, George Anderson, was born on Mar 6, 1886 in New York City, NY. Anderson died at the age of 62 on Aug 26, 1948 in London, England .
George Anderson appeared in over 75 film roles, mostly uncredited bit parts such as policemen, prison wardens, government officials, doctors and businessmen. He was one of Preston Sturges' unofficial "stock company" of character actors, appearing in six Preston Sturges films: The Great McGinty (Charlie, Cashier), Christmas in July (Mr. Jenkins), The Palm Beach Story (The Gent), Sullivan's Travels (Sullivan's Ex-Manager), Hail the Conquering Hero (Bartender), The Great Moment (Frederick T. Johnson), plus one that Sturges wrote but did not direct: Hotel Haywire (Bartender).(Source: article by Annmarie Gatti for Classic Movie Hub).
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Detective Nulty: I wouldn't know.
Jail ward doctor: [speaking about the fatally wounded Blinky] Beats me. I don't know what keeps him going.
Jim Reardon: Will he be able to talk anymore?
Jail ward doctor: He's dead now - except he's breathing!
Woodrow Lafayette Pershing Truesmith: [referring to the band] Why don't they play something gay?
Bartender: Why don't you acquire a gay viewpoint. It's all mental - every bit of it. Smile and the world smiles with you. Frown and you frown alone.
Woodrow Lafayette Pershing Truesmith: I'd just as soon be alone if it's the same to you.
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