Cameron Mitchell Biography (1918-1994)

Born November 4, 1918, in Dallastown, PA; died of lung cancer, July 6, 1994,in Pacific Palisades, CA. Actor. Mitchell was best known for his portrayal ofHappy Loman in the Broadway and film versions of Death of a Salesman, and for his role as Buck Cannon on the television series The High Chaparral, from 1967 to 1971. Descended from a line of Presbyterian ministers, Mitchell optedto break with family tradition and pursue a career in acting. After trainingat the Theatre School in New York City he appeared with the New York TheatreGuild. His acting career was interrupted by World War II, during which he served as a bombardier. After the war he appeared in his first film, They Were Expendable, and during the next few decades he went on to star in more than ninety films, including How to Marry a Millionaire, House of Bamboo, Inside theMafia, The Last of the Vikings, Blood and Black Lace, The Klansman, and TheMessenger. Mitchell also played Jeremiah Worth on the television series SwissFamily Robinson, and guest starred on episodes of other television series, such as Campbell Soundstage and Pursuit.

Birth Details
November 4, 1918
Dallastown, Pennsylvania, United States
Death Details
April 6, 1994
Pacific Palisades, California, United States

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