|Born||Dec 27, 1906|
|Died||Aug 14, 1972|
Beverly Hills, Los Angeles
|Age||Died at 65|
|Final Resting PlaceWestwood Memorial Park|
|Top Roles||Lester Marton, Himself, Ezra Millar, Oscar Farrar, Sid Jeffers|
|Top Genres||Musical, Romance, Drama, Comedy, Biographical, Film Adaptation|
|Top Topics||Romance (Comic), Mistaken Identity, Dance|
|Top Collaborators||Gene Kelly, Vincente Minnelli (Director), Stuart Holmes, Roger Edens (Producer)|
|Shares birthday with||Marlene Dietrich, Sydney Greenstreet, Charmian Carr see more..|
Oscar Levant Overview:
Legendary actor, Oscar Levant, was born on Dec 27, 1906 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Levant died at the age of 65 on Aug 14, 1972 in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles and was laid to rest in Westwood Memorial Park Cemetery in Los Angeles, CA.
HONORS and AWARDS:.
He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Recording. Levant was never nominated for an Academy Award.
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Oscar Levant Quotes:
Georgia Garrett: Oscar! Aren't you going to kiss me?
Oscar Farrar: I don't know how. Will you show me?
[she kisses his cheek]
Oscar Farrar: You don't know how either!
Lester Marton: Joe - if my wife asks where I am, tell her that I've gone to Tahiti. To paint.
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