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Overview (5)

Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Died in Hollywood, California, USA
Birth NameBenjamin Allen Mower
Nickname Jack Mower
Height 6' (1.83 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Jack Mower was born on September 5, 1890 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA as Benjamin Allen Mower. He was an actor and producer, known for The Radio Detective (1926), The Son of Sontag (1925) and Law and Lawless (1932). He was married to Diana Woods Smith and Anna Stachia Houlihan. He died on January 6, 1965 in Hollywood, California, USA.

Spouse (2)

Diana Woods Smith (14 August 1937 - 6 January 1965) ( his death) ( 3 children)
Anna Stachia Houlihan (21 November 1912 - 1922) ( divorced) ( 1 child)

Trivia (2)

Stalwart, immensely prolific small-part supporting actor in Hollywood. Born in Hawaii, he began his career as an athletic star of silent westerns and action films.

Perhaps not surprisingly given his immense filmography, he has appeared in more early Technicolor films than anyone else, with a total of fourteen up to the end of 1939, and twenty-seven up to the end of 1946. They are: Give Me Liberty [short] (1936), Romance of Louisiana [short] (1937), Under Southern Stars [short] (1937), The Man Without a Country [short] (1937), Romance Road [short] (1938), Gold is Where You Find It (1938), Out Where the Stars Begin [short] (1938), Valley of the Giants (1938), Heart of the North (1938), Dodge City (1939), Sons of Liberty [short] (1939), The Bill of Rights [short] (1939), The Monroe Doctrine [short] (1939), Old Hickory [short] (1939), Teddy the Rough Rider [short] (1940), The Singing Dude [short] (1940), Pony Express Days [short] (1940), Soldiers in White [short] (1942), Men of the Sky [short] (1942), Up in Arms (1944), Roaring Guns [short] (1944), Trial By Trigger [short] (1944), Musical Movieland [short] (1944), Frontier Days [short] (1945), San Antonio (1945), Night & Day (1946) and A Boy & His Dog [short] (1946).
Was in 11 Oscar Best Picture nominees: Naughty Marietta (1935), Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936), Dark Victory (1939), Sergeant York (1941), One Foot in Heaven (1941), The Maltese Falcon (1941), Kings Row (1942), Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942), Watch on the Rhine (1943), Mildred Pierce (1945) and Auntie Mame (1958).

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