Wendell Corey Overview:

Actor, Wendell Corey, was born on Mar 20, 1914 in Dracut, MA. Corey died at the age of 54 on Nov 8, 1968 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles and was laid to rest in Washington Cemetery in Washington, Berkshire County, MA.

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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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Barbara Stanwyck and in “The File on Thelma Jordon”

By Stephen Reginald on May 15, 2020 From Classic Movie Man

Barbara Stanwyck and in “The File on Thelma Jordon” The File on Thelma Jordon (1950) is a film noir directed by Robert Siodmak, produced by Hal B. Walis, and starring Barbara Stanwyck and . One evening Thelma Jordon (Stanwyck) shows up at the district att... Read full article


Day Eight of Noirvember: Remembering

By shadowsandsatin on Nov 8, 2016 From Shadows and Satin

Far too many of our classic film stars shuffled off this mortal coil too soon. One of these was film noir veteran , who died at the age of 54 on today?s date in 1968. Renowned for his versatility, Corey appeared in only 40 films during a span of 22 years, but these included such gems as... Read full article


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Wendell Corey Quotes:

Walter Craig: Wives may be a little extra trouble now and then, but they're mighty handy gadgets to have around the house.


Lt. Doyle: Lars Thorwald... is no more a murderer than I am.
Jeff: [stunned] You mean that you can explain everything strange that has been going on over there, and is still going on?
Lt. Doyle: No, and neither can you. That's a secret private world your looking into out there. People do a lot of things in private they couldn't possibly explain in public.
Lisa: Like killing their wives?
Lt. Doyle: Get that idea out of your head. It will only lead you in the wrong direction.


Jeff: What about the knife and saw I saw him wrapping up in newspaper?
Lt. Doyle: Do you own a saw?
Jeff: Well... yeah. At home in my garage, I keep...
Lt. Doyle: How many people did you cut up with it?


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Wendell Corey Facts
Father of Jonathan Corey and Robin Corey, who appeared as his children in The File on Thelma Jordon (1950).

President of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences from 1961 to 1963

Had four children: son Jonathan, and daughters Robin, Jennifer and Bonnie Alice.

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