Morris Ankrum (Morris Ankrum)

Morris  Ankrum

Actor. Born Stephen Morris Nussbaum, he was a graduate of the University of Southern California School of Law, when he started an acting career performing in Hopalong Cassidy westerns in the 1930s. His film credits were largely concentrated in the western and science fiction films such as “Hills of Old Wyoming” (1937), “north of the Rio Grande” (1937), “Dark Shadows” (1944), “Courage of Lassie” (1946), “Joan of Arc” (1948), “Son of Ali Baba” (1952) and “Vera Cruz” (1954) and “Earth vs. the Flying Saucers” (1956). For television, he appeared on “The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin”, “Dennis the Menace”, “Rawhide” and “Cheyene”. He was also married to actress Joan Wheeler until his death.

Born

  • August, 27, 1896
  • USA
  • Vermilion County, Illinois

Died

  • September, 02, 1964
  • USA
  • Los Angeles County, California

Cemetery

  • Spring Hill Cemetery and Mausoleum
  • Vermilion County, Illinois
  • USA

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