Knowledge Identifier: +Alan_Ladd
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1913.
Countries: United States (78%), France (5%), United Kingdom (5%)
Linked to: Jaguar Productions, North Hollywood High School, The Ladd Company, Paramount Pictures
Sue Carol - Carol's film career lasted from the late 1920s into the 1930s, and when it ended she became a talent agent; one of her clients was Alan Ladd to whom she was married from 1942 until his death in 1964
Their only child, a son named Alan Ladd, Jr., was born in 1937
Veronica Lake - She received both popular and critical acclaim, most notably for her role in "Sullivan's Travels" and for her femme fatale roles in film noir with Alan Ladd during the 1940s including "This Gun for Hire"
He first gained some recognition with a featured role in the wartime thriller "Joan of Paris", 1942
Rory Calhoun - In 1943, while riding horseback in the Hollywood Hills, he met actor Alan Ladd, whose wife was an agent
Lewis Allen (director) - The early 1950s brought the biopic "Valentino" and the noir "Appointment with Danger" starring Alan Ladd, in 1954 he directed the tense and claustrophobic Frank Sinatra vehicle "Suddenly" which became, alongside "The Uninvited", his most widely known and highly regarded film
James Bowie - Alan Ladd played Jim Bowie in the 1952 movie "The Iron Mistress"
Van Heflin - His best-known film became the 1953 classic western "Shane", in which he co-starred with Alan Ladd
Sue Carol - They had a son, David Ladd, and a daughter, Alana, and she was the stepmother of Alan Ladd, Jr. She was Alan Ladd's manager until his death by an overdose of drugs and alcohol in 1964
In 1995, a Golden Palm Star on the Palm Springs, California, Walk of Stars was dedicated to him