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Allyn Joslyn
Allyn Joslyn

Allyn Joslyn (July 21, 1901January 21, 1981) was an American stage, film and television actor. He was born in Milford, Pennsylvania Image File history File links Allyn_joslyn. ... Image File history File links Allyn_joslyn. ... July 21 is the 202nd day (203rd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 163 days remaining. ... 1901 (MCMI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... January 21 is the 21st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Milford is a borough located in Pike County, Pennsylvania. ...


Alynn Joslyn was the son of a mining engineer. On stage from age 17, Joslyn scored as a leading man in such Broadway productions as Boy Meets Girl (1936) and Arsenic and Old Lace (1941), appearing in the latter as beleaguered theatrical critic Mortimer Brewster. Joslyn's leading-man qualities surprisingly evaporated on camera, thus he spent most of his film career playing obnoxious reporters, weaklings, and gormless "other men" who never got the girl. Broadway theatre is often considered the highest professional form of theatre in the United States. ... Arsenic and Old Lace is a play by American playwright Joseph Kesselring written in 1939. ...


Among his more notable film appearances were as Don Ameche's snobbish rival for the attentions of Gene Tierney in Heaven Can Wait (1943), and as the jellyfish cardsharp disguised as a woman in Titanic (1953). In the sprightly "B" picture It Shouldn'y Happen to a Dog (1946), Joslyn was for once cast in the lead, even winning heroine Carole Landis at fade-out time. A prolific radio and television performer, Joslyn played one-half of the title role on the 1962 TV sitcom McKeever and the Colonel. Don Ameche (May 31, 1908 – December 6, 1993) was an American actor. ... Gene Tierney Gene Tierney (November 19, 1920 – November 6, 1991) was an American actress. ... Heaven Can Wait Heaven Can Wait is a 1943 comedy film which tells the story of a man who has to prove he belongs in Hell by telling his life story. ... Titanic is 1953 dramatic movie directed by Jean Negulesco. ... Carole Landis (January 1, 1919 - July 5, 1948) was an American film actress. ...


In 1981, Allyn Joslyn died of cardiac failure in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California at the age of 79. Congestive heart failure (CHF) (also called heart failure) is the inability of the heart to pump blood effectively to the body, or requiring elevated filling pressures in order to pump effectively. ... Woodland Hills is a community within the City of Los Angeles. ...


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Allyn Joslyn - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (240 words)
Allyn Joslyn (July 21, 1901 — January 21, 1981) was an American stage, film and television actor.
Joslyn's leading-man qualities surprisingly evaporated on camera, thus he spent most of his film career playing obnoxious reporters, weaklings, and gormless "other men" who never got the girl.
In 1981, Allyn Joslyn died of cardiac failure in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California at the age of 79.
Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Allyn Joslyn (126 words)
Allyn Joslyn (July 21, 1901--January 21, 1981) was an American film actor.
Allyn Joslyn, the son of a Pennsylvania mining engineer, made his stage debut at 17.
Joslyn was also an extremely busy actor, performing on over 3,000 shows.
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