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:

[last lines]
Dorgan's colleague: Don't look so gloomy. We haven't lost yet.
[Dorgan looks at Wilma's innocent facial expression]
Lt. Ted Dorgan: Oh we have.


Jeff: What do you need as evidence? Bloody footprints leading up to his door?
Lt. Doyle: One thing I don't need is heckling. You called me and asked for help. Now you're behaving like a taxpayer.
Jeff: You know by tomorrow morning, there may not be any evidence left in that apartment, you know that?
Lt. Doyle: A detective's worst nightmare.


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


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Wendell Corey Facts
Career was acutely damaged by his problems with alcohol.

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

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

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