Brian Aherne

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Brian Aherne
Brian Aherne in I Confess trailer.jpg
Aherne in the trailer for I Confess (1953)
William Brian de Lacy Aherne

(1902-05-02)2 May 1902
Died10 February 1986(1986-02-10) (aged 83)
Cause of deathHeart failure
Years active1910–1967
Joan Fontaine
(m. 1939; div. 1945)

Eleanor de Liagre Labrot
(m. 1946; his death 1986)

William Brian de Lacy Aherne (2 May 1902 – 10 February 1986) was an English actor.

His first Broadway appearance in The Barretts of Wimpole Street in 1931 teamed him with Katherine Cornell.

He starred with Madeleine Carroll, Bette Davis, Marlene Dietrich, Rita Hayworth and Carole Lombard in many movies. He was an Oscar-nominated for his role as Emperor Maxmilian in Juarez (1939).

On TV he appeared in Wagon Train and Rawhide.

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