After marrying Robin Chandler they honeymooned in Bermuda and then resided in Santa Monica, California. Two children from this union: Letitia of Charleston, S.C. & Jeffrey Jr of Southampton, L.I. Letitia attended Smith College and then married a Lithuanian named Dominicus Valiunas who, at the time, was President of Neris Transatlantic Minerals, Inc. (New York-based coal company with mines in West Virginia). They have since divorced.
Earned a Bronze Star in World War II (Air Force).
Handsome, pleasant dark-haired leading man of WWII films who typically played young husband, boyfriend or recruit. His film career was fatally interrupted by military service and in post-war years sought work on stage and TV.
His father, John A. Lind, died June 14, 1954, in Auburn, Massachusetts at the age of 80. He had been a welder at Crompton & Knowles Loom Works for 47 years retiring at the age of 77.
Legally changed to stage name in 1942.
Lived in Tarzana, California in 1975.
Prior to acting he earned a teaching degree at Bates College in Maine and became a drama and English high school teacher for a time.
Retired from acting to work in real estate.
Served as his unit's Intelligence Officer in WWII. Occasionally played bartender in his unit's Officers's Club, introducing many young airmen to their first martini.
Tested (with Paulette Goddard) for the role of Ashley Wilkes in Gone with the Wind (1939) but didn't get it.
Wife Patricia had seven children from a previous marriage when they wed.