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McCrea, Joellocked

(05 November 1905–20 October 1990)
  • Ginger Clark

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McCrea, Joel (05 November 1905–20 October 1990), actor and rancher, was born Joel Albert McCrea in South Pasadena, California, the son of Thomas P. McCrea, an executive with the Los Angeles Gas and Electric Company, and Lou Whipple. When he was nine, his father moved the family to the rural community of Hollywood, California, where McCrea attended local schools. Education and work were both stressed in the McCrea household. During the school year Joel delivered the ...

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