Lloyd Nolan Overview:

Character actor, Lloyd Nolan, was born Lloyd Benedict Nolan on Aug 11, 1902 in San Francisco, CA. Nolan died at the age of 83 on Sep 27, 1985 in Los Angeles, CA and was laid to rest in Westwood Memorial Park Cemetery in Los Angeles, CA.

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He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Television.

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A Thoughtful and Deliberate Actor:

By shadowsandsatin on Dec 6, 2011 From Shadows and Satin

With appearances in nearly 100 films, most of which are scarcely remembered today, was known as the actor who gave ?A? performances in ?B? films.? However, the respected character actor was not only seen in such notable features as Guadalcanal Diary (1943), A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1945... Read full article


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Lloyd Nolan Quotes:

Michael Shayne: Madame, my card!
Kay Bentley: [reading] Michael Shayne, Private Detective!
Michael Shayne: Mmmm-hmmm!
Kay Bentley: Sleeping on your own time now, huh?
Michael Shayne: Yep! Oh, and meeting a much finer class of thugs!


Kay Bentley: Mike, when I interview him, would it be all right if I mention your name?
Michael Shayne: Yeah, sure, if you wanna hear some new words.


Chief Jonathan Meek: [referring to Peggy, the cook, a former girlfriend] She's been sore at me ever since I took her to that Halloween dances last year.
Michael Shayne: Yeah?
Chief Jonathan Meek: Yeah, she forgot her mask. All I said was "You don't need one." Women's funny ctitters!
Michael Shayne: [laconically] You know I can't understand why she should be sore.


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When John Ford rather coyly asked young John Wayne who he thought might be good as "The Ringo Kid" in Stagecoach (1939), Wayne suggested Nolan.

Frequently portraying doctors in his later years, the actor bore a more than passing resemblance to famed Alabama physician Lloyd Noland - the spelling of their names differed by only a single letter.

Profiled in "Hollywood Players: The Thirties" by James Robert Parish and Wiliam T. Leonard.

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