Dana ANDREWS

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AmericanBorn Carver Dana ANDREWS

American film actor

Born on 1909 in Covington County, Mississippi, USA , United States

Died on December 17, 1992 in Los Alamitos, California, USA

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He was born Carver Dana Andrews on a farmstead outside Collins, Covington County, Mississippi, one of thirteen children of Charles Forrest Andrews, a Baptist minister, and his wife Annis (née Speed). The family subsequently moved to Huntsville, Texas, where his younger siblings (including the late actor Steve Forrest) were born.



Andrews attended college at Sam Houston State University and also studied business administration in Houston, Texas. In 1931, he travelled to Los Angeles, seeking opportunities as a singer. He worked at various jobs to earn a living, including pumping gas at a filling station in Van Nuys. One of his employers believed in him and paid for his studies in opera and also at the Pasadena Playhouse, a theater and acting school.

...   He was born Carver Dana Andrews on a farmstead outside Collins, Covington County, Mississippi, one of thirteen children of Charles Forrest Andrews, a Baptist minister, and his wife Annis (née Speed). The family subsequently moved to Huntsville, Texas, where his younger siblings (including the late actor Steve Forrest) were born.



Andrews attended college at Sam Houston State University and also studied business administration in Houston, Texas. In 1931, he travelled to Los Angeles, seeking opportunities as a singer. He worked at various jobs to earn a living, including pumping gas at a filling station in Van Nuys. One of his employers believed in him and paid for his studies in opera and also at the Pasadena Playhouse, a theater and acting school.



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