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Raft falleció a causa de una leucemia, con 79 años de edad, en Los Ángeles, California, en 1980, y fue enterrado en el Cementerio Forest Lawn Memorial Park de Los Ángeles. George Raft tiene dos estrellas en el Paseo de la Fama de Hollywood , una por su contribución a la industria cinematográfica, en el 6150 de Hollywood Boulevard , y otra por su trabajo en televisión, en el 1500 de Vine Street.
George Raft (born George Ranft; September 26, 1901 – November 24, 1980) was an American film actor and dancer identified with portrayals of gangsters in crime melodramas of the 1930s and 1940s.
Actor, Dancer, Hollywood Legend. A celebrated dancer before landing in Hollywood, George Raft became a movie star with his acclaimed portrayal of the coin flipping Guino Rinaldo in Scarface (1932). He continued charming audiences with his charisma and style in a range of roles from dancer to romantic lead to tough guy in the 1930's and 1940's.
George Raft, Actor: Some Like It Hot. George Raft was born and grew up in a poor family in Hell's Kitchen, at the time one of the roughest, meanest areas of New York City. He was born George Ranft, and was the son of Eva (Glockner) and Conrad Ranft, a department store deliveryman. His parents were both of German descent.
Criado en uno de los peores barrios de Nueva York, el célebre Hell’s Kitchen (Cocina del infierno), Raft fue, antes que actor, boxeador, bailarín en salas de fiestas y en nights clubs de Broadway y, según él mismo, un miembro activo del hampa neoyorquino. A su llegada a Hollywood, a finales de los años 20, fue, gracias a su elegancia y delgadez, rá...
Overview (5) Mini Bio (1) George Raft was born and grew up in a poor family in Hell's Kitchen, at the time one of the roughest, meanest areas of New York City. He was born George Ranft, and was the son of Eva (Glockner) and Conrad Ranft, a department store deliveryman. His parents were both of German descent.
George Raft was born on September 26, 1895, 127 years ago today. Over a fifty-year career, IMDB lists 88 credits in his filmography including a record seven features in which he played himself. He has an additional 48 credits as himself in other appearances. He was a movie and television producer and was awarded two … Read More »