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John Miljan Poster

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Overview (4)

Born in Lead City, South Dakota, USA
Died in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA  (cancer)
Birth NameJovan Miljanovic
Height 6' (1.83 m)

Mini Bio (1)

John Miljan was born on November 9, 1892 in Lead City, South Dakota, USA as Jovan Miljanovic. He was an actor, known for The Ten Commandments (1956), Torchy Runs for Mayor (1939) and The Fallen Sparrow (1943). He was married to Victoria Lowe Creighton. He died on January 24, 1960 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.

Spouse (1)

Victoria Lowe Creighton (1927 - 24 January 1960) ( his death)

Trivia (6)

Played handsome, debonair romantics in silent films but turned into an archetypal villain after realizing his aristocratic good looks had a certain cold, shady quality that could be longer-lasting in bad guy roles.
He made his talking picture debut in the promotional trailer for The Jazz Singer in 1927 in which he invited the audience to see the upcoming landmark film.
In later years he played imposing, authoritative parts such as high-ranking executives and military officers. He played General Custer in Cecil B. DeMille's The Plainsman (1936).
American actor of Serbian descent.
Adopted the two sons Creighton Hale had with Victoire Lowe. Lowe convinced the court system that Hale, her ex-husband, was neglectful.
Smooth-talking, oily villain in Hollywood films for three and a half decades from 1923.

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