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Brent, Georgelocked

(15 March 1899–26 May 1979)
  • Ann T. Keene

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Brent, George (15 March 1899–26 May 1979), actor, was born George Brendan Nolan in Shannonbridge, Ireland, to John Nolan, a newspaperman, and Mary McGuinness Nolan. During his Hollywood career and for many years thereafter, publicists and Brent himself claimed that his birth year was 1904. Orphaned at the age of eleven, George lived for a time with his maternal grandparents in Dublin before being sent to New York City to live with an aunt....

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