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actor

Louis Calhern, American actor. Recipient Donaldson award Delia Austria medal, Barter Theatre award for best New York performance, season 1945-1946. Served in France with 143d field artillery, 40th division as sergeant World War I.

Background

Calhern, Louis was born on February 19, 1896 in Brooklyn. Son of Eugene Adolph and Hubertina (Friese) Vogt.

Education

Student in public schools of St. Louis.

Career

. With Prospect Stock Company, Bronx, New York, 1912. Played with George M. Cohan, Song and Dance Man, 1923. In Cobra, 1924; with Lauretta Taylor, In A Garden, 1925.

With Emily Stevens, Medda Gabler. With Ethel Barrymore, The Love Duel, 1929. Dinner at Eight, 1933.

Golden Boy, London, 1938. Life with Father, 1940. Jacobowsky and The Colonel, Theatre Guild, 1944.

The Magnificent Yankee, 1946. Appeared in motion pictures, Notorious, Arch of Triumph, High Society.

Membership

Served in France with 143d field artillery, 40th division as sergeant World War I. Clubs: Players, Lambs (New York City).

Connections

Married Ilka Chase (divorced). Married second, Julia Hoyt (divorced).; married 4th, Marianne Stewart, November 25, 1946 (divorced 1955).

father:
Eugene Adolph Vogt

mother:
Hubertina (Friese) Vogt

spouses:
Ilka Chase

Julia Hoyt

Marianne Stewart