G. D. Spradlin

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G. D. Spradlin
Born
Gervase Duan Spradlin

(1920-08-31)August 31, 1920
DiedJuly 24, 2011(2011-07-24) (aged 90)[1]
Cause of deathNatural Causes
NationalityAmerican
Alma materUniversity of Oklahoma
OccupationActor
Years active1964 – 2009
Political partyDemocrat
Spouse(s)Nell Spradlin
(1944–2000; her death),
Frances Hendrickson
(2002–2011; his death)
Children2
Signature
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Gervase Duan "G.D." Spradlin (August 31, 1920 – July 24, 2011) was an American movie, television, stage, voice, and radio actor. He was known for his roles as Senator Pat Geary in The Godfather II and as the General in Apocalypse Now.

Spradlin was born on August 31, 1920 in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma. He studied at the University of Oklahoma. Spradlin was married to Nell Spradlin from 1944 until her death in 2000. Then he was married to Frances Hendrickson from 2002 until his death in 2011. He had two children with Nell. Spradlin died on July 24, 2011 from natural causes in San Luis Obispo, California, aged 90.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. McLellan, Dennis (July 26, 2011). "G.D. Spradlin dies at 90; veteran character actor". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved July 27, 2011.
  2. Wilonsky, Robert (July 27, 2011). "A Fond Farewell to G.D. Spradlin, Once the Coach of the North Dallas Bulls". Unfair Park. Dallas, TX: Dallas Observer. Retrieved July 27, 2011.

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