Biography

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Emmett Evan "Van" Heflin, Jr. (December 13, 1910 – July 23, 1971) was an American film and theatre actor. He played mostly character parts over the course of his film career, but during the 1940s had a string of roles as a leading man. He won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Johnny Eager (1942).

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Emmett Evan "Van" Heflin, Jr. (December 13, 1910 – July 23, 1971) was an American film and theatre actor. He played mostly character parts over the course of his film career, but during the 1940s had a string of roles as a leading man. He won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Johnny Eager (1942).

Description above from the Wikipedia article Van Heflin, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 74

Birthday 1910-12-13

Day of Death 1971-07-23

Place of Birth Walters, Oklahoma, USA

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Also Known As

  • Emmett Evan Heflin Jr.
  • Ван Хефлин

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2019 Breakpoint: A Counter History of Progress as Himself (archive footage)
1991 Barbara Stanwyck: Fire and Desire as Himself (archive footage)
1985 George Stevens: A Filmmaker's Journey
1974 That's Entertainment! as (archive footage) (uncredited)
1971 The Last Child as Senator Quincy George
1970 Airport as D. O. Guerrero
1969 The Big Bounce as Sam Mirakian
1968 The Ruthless Four as Sam Cooper
1967 The Man Outside as Bill MacLean
1966 The Thin Blue Line as Narrator
1966 Stagecoach as Marshal Curly Wilcox
1965 Hollywood My Home Town
1965 Once a Thief as Inspector Mike Vido SFPD
1965 The Greatest Story Ever Told as Bar Amand
1963 Cry of Battle as Joe Trent
1963 Hollywood Without Make-Up
1961 The Wastrel
1960 Under Ten Flags as Captain Bernhard Rogge
1960 5 Branded Women as Velko
1959 They Came to Cordura as Sgt. John Chawk
1959 The Rank and File as Bill Kilcoyne
1958 Tempest as Emelyan Pugachov
1958 Gunman's Walk as Lee Hackett
1957 The Dark Side of the Earth as Col. Sten
1957 3:10 to Yuma as Dan Evans
1956 Patterns as Fred Staples
1955 Count Three and Pray as Luke Fargo
1955 Battle Cry as Major Sam Huxley
1954 Black Widow as Peter Denver
1954 Woman's World as Jerry Talbot
1954 A Star Is Born World Premiere
1954 The Raid as Maj. Neal Benton
1954 Tanganyika as John Gale
1953 Wings of the Hawk as Irish Gallager
1953 Shane as Joe Starrett
1953 The Academy Awards (2 episodes)
1953 South of Algiers as Nicholas Chapman
1952 This Is Your Life (1 episode)
1952 My Son John as Stedman
1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame (1 episode)
1951 Week-End with Father as Brad Stubbs
1951 The Prowler as Webb Garwood
1951 Tomahawk as Bridger
1950 What's My Line? (1 episode) as Himself - Mystery Guest
1950 Robert Montgomery Presents (1 episode)
1949 East Side, West Side as Mark Dwyer
1949 Madame Bovary as Charles Bovary
1949 Act of Violence as Frank R. Enley
1948 The Secret Land as Narrator
1948 The Three Musketeers as Athos
1948 Tap Roots as Keith Alexander
1948 The Ed Sullivan Show (1 episode)
1948 B.F.'s Daughter as Thomas W. 'Tom' Brett
1947 Possessed as David Sutton
1947 Green Dolphin Street as Timothy Haslam
1946 Till the Clouds Roll By as James I. Hessler
1946 The Strange Love of Martha Ivers as Sam Masterson
1945 Land and Live in the Desert as Narrator (voice)
1944 Land and Live in the Jungle as 1st Lieutenant Lynn Harrison
1943 Presenting Lily Mars as John Thornway
1942 Tennessee Johnson as Andrew Johnson
1942 Seven Sweethearts as Henry Taggart
1942 Grand Central Murder as 'Rocky' Custer
1942 Kid Glove Killer as Gordon McKay
1941 H.M. Pulham, Esq. as Bill King
1941 Johnny Eager as Jeff Hartnett
1941 The Feminine Touch as Elliott Morgan, Publisher
1940 Santa Fe Trail as Rader
1939 Back Door to Heaven as John Shelley
1937 Saturday's Heroes as Val
1937 Annapolis Salute as Clay Parker
1937 Flight From Glory as George Wilson
1937 The Outcasts of Poker Flat as Rev. Samuel Woods
1936 A Woman Rebels as Lord Gerald Waring Gaythorne

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