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:

Wahoo Jones: Looks like you got me, Sam, but I'll lay my cards on the table. I'll shoot straight.
Sam McGee: [shooting Wahoo under the table] So will I.


Jimmy: Mr. Woodfoot, how come Charley hates Indians so much?
Woodfoot: Now that's a good question, my boy. It's kinda funny, you know? Charley beats his horse, just like an Indian. Charley's free with his women, just like an Indian. Charley even blows his nose on his fingers, just like an Indian. I just don't get it.


Kay Bentley: She's an old schoolmate of mine from grammar school.
Michael Shayne: I haven't seen any old girls.
Kay Bentley: Oh, she's not old - about my age.
Michael Shayne: And still goin' to grammar school? My, she's a little mentally round-shouldered!


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

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.

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.

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