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George Brent Overview:

Legendary actor, George Brent, was born George Brendan Nolan on Mar 15, 1899 in Shannonbridge, Ireland. Brent died at the age of 80 on May 26, 1979 in Solana Beach, CA and was cremated and his ashes scattered at sea.

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He was honored with two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the categories of Television and Motion Pictures. Brent was never nominated for an Academy Award.

BlogHub Articles:

Can Barbara Stanwyck Make Up for ?

By Judy on Jan 12, 2018 From Cary Grant Won't Eat You

I find myself reserving certain films for future viewings when I love a star. Sometimes–as with Barbara Stanwyck–I try to watch her lesser films, putting off a great one so at least one is still waiting in reserve for me, like some wonderful present under the tree. So I didn’t go i... Read full article


The Luck of the Irish Blog O'Thon: stars in Out of the Blue (1947)

By Caftan Woman on Mar 16, 2015 From Caftan Woman

as Arthur Earthleigh Oliver Jensen: "Arthur Earthleigh. It isn't even a name, it's a lisp." Those darlin' girls of Silver Scenes are hosting a wee bit of a St. Paddy's Day celebration with The Luck of the Irish Blog O' Thon running from March 15 to 17. I feel a connection to folk... Read full article


Birthday of the Week: (1)

By Beth Daniels on Mar 10, 2014 From Mildred's Fatburgers

Born George Brendan Nolan, Shannonbridge, County Offaly, Ireland, March 15, 1899 Featured In Acting Irish in Hollywood: From Fitzgerald to FarrellBy Professor Ruth Barton,Irish Academic Press, 2006 Someone Should Make This Movie was born in Ireland to an Irish mo... Read full article


- Stud or Dud?

By The Metzinger Sisters on Jun 20, 2013 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

confuses me. He seems to have led a very interesting life, having been chased out of Ireland in the 1920’s after apparent service with the IRA, had a career on Broadway, signed with Warner Brothers in 1930 and then starred in over 80 movies with the cream of the leading ladies of... Read full article


- Stud or Dud?

By The Metzinger Sisters on Jun 20, 2013 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

confuses me. He seems to have led a very interesting life, having been chased out of Ireland in the 1920’s after apparent service with the IRA, had a career on Broadway, signed with Warner Brothers in 1930 and then starred in over 80 movies with the cream of the leading ladies of... Read full article


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George Brent Quotes:

Jack Townsend: [to Katrin] I think you're the most curious curio in all China.


Mr. Neil Davis: All I need is an unlimited expense account... and time.


Carol Corliss, aka Clara Colfax: You've got the meanest look I've ever seen in a human eye.
Emory Muir: Any yellow in it?


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George Brent Facts
He had two children, Barry and Suzanne, with his 4th wife, Janet.

He was a licensed pilot. You can see him landing an airplane in The Great Lie (1941).

Had a tumultuous two-year long affair with Bette Davis, his co-star in Jezebel (1938), Dark Victory (1939), The Old Maid (1939), The Great Lie (1941) and In This Our Life (1942).

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