American actor (1913–1964)
Alan Walbridge Ladd (September 3, 1913 – January 29, 1964) was an American actor and producer. He was known for being in western and noir movies. His best known roles were This Gun for Hire (1942), The Glass Key (1942), and The Blue Dahlia (1946).
Alan Walbridge Ladd
September 3, 1913
Hot Springs, Arkansas, U.S.
|Died||January 29, 1964 (aged 50)|
Palm Springs, California, U.S.
|Resting place||Forest Lawn Memorial Park|
|Height||5 ft 6 in (168 cm)|
Marjorie Jane Harrold
(m. 1936; div. 1941)
|Children||3, including Alan Jr. and David Ladd|
|Relatives||Jordan Ladd (granddaughter)|
Ladd died on January 29, 1964 from a cerebral edema caused by an accidental overdose of alcohol, sleeping pills and barbiturate, aged 50.
- ↑ Alan Ladd Death Ruled Accidental UPI. The Bulletin of Bend and Central Oregon February 5, 1964.
- ↑ "Find Alcohol, 3 Drugs Fatal to Alan Ladd: Coroner Rules Death Was Accidental". Chicago Tribune. February 4, 1964. p. 5.