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Overview (3)

Born in Greenville, Missouri, USA
Died in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA  (suicide)
Height 6' 2½" (1.89 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Nelson McDowell was born on August 14, 1870 in Greenville, Missouri, USA. He was an actor, known for The Last of the Mohicans (1932), The Last of the Mohicans (1920) and Oliver Twist (1933). He was married to Lottie Green and Sophia. He died on November 3, 1947 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.

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Lottie Green (1900 - ?)
Sophia (? - ?) ( divorced)

Trivia (3)

Shot and killed himself after finding out he had cancer.
Played preacher David Gamut in the 1920 (The Last of the Mohicans (1920)) and 1936 (The Last of the Mohicans (1936)) versions of "The Last of the Mohicans".
Profiled in "Eighty Silent Film Stars: Biographies and Filmographies of the Obscure to the Well Known (2 Volume Set)" by George A. Katchmer (2012).

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