Royal Dano Biography (1922-1994)

Born November 16, 1922, in New York, NY; died of pulmonary fibrosis, May 15,1994, in Santa Monica, CA. Actor. A character actor who was often cast in westerns, Dano starred in nearly three hundred films and television shows. His acting career began on the Broadway stage in a 1947 production of Finian's Rainbow and moved to the silver screen in 1950 with a role in Undercover Girl; he was later seen in such films as The Trouble with Harry, King of Kings, andThe Outlaw Josey Wales. Dano appeared in so many westerns that, in 1993, he was honored by the Tuolumne County Wild West Film Festival. He also often portrayed Abraham Lincoln, and lent his voice to Disneyland's original "Hall of Presidents" animatronic exhibit. His later film work included The Right Stuff,Teachers, and Killer Klowns from Outer Space.

Birth Details
November 16, 1922
New York, New York, United States
Death Details
May 15, 1994
Santa Monica, California, United States

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