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Cast Member : Jim Thorpe

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Jim Thorpe, LA FIESTA DE SANTA BARBARA

Jim Thorpe, LA FIESTA DE SANTA BARBARA


 Born  1888-05-28
Prague, OK
(James Francis Thorpe)
 Died  1953-03-28
Lomita, CA
Native American who achieved fame as a medalist at the 1912 Olympics in Stockholm Sweden... only to be stripped of the honors when it was revealed that he had earlier been paid as an amateur athlete. Played professional football as a halfback, and became a character actor, and consultant on sport-themed films like KNUTE ROCKNE, ALL-AMERICAN. He was portrayed by Burt Lancaster in JIM THORPE, ALL-AMERICAN (1951).

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Acting Credits

  Released Film or Short Title Featuring Role
1.  1935-10-11 IT'S IN THE AIR Ted Healy (Solo) Indian father
2.  1935-12-07 FIESTA DE SANTA BARBARA, LA Ted Healy (Solo) Himself
3.  1938-03-03 START CHEERING Moe, Larry and Curly Linesman

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