Dana Andrews

American actor (1909–1992)

Dana Andrews (January 1, 1909 – December 17, 1992) was an American movie actor. He was one of the most famous Hollywood actors during the 1940s. He was known for his role in The Best Years of Our Lives (1946).

Dana Andrews
President of the Screen Actors Guild
In office
Preceded byGeorge Chandler
Succeeded byCharlton Heston
Personal details
Carver Dana Andrews

(1909-01-01)January 1, 1909
Covington County, Mississippi, U.S.
DiedDecember 17, 1992(1992-12-17) (aged 83)
Los Alamitos, California, U.S.
Janet Murray (m. 1932–1935)
; her death; two children
Mary Todd (m. 1939–1992)
; his death; three children
ChildrenDavid Andrews (1933-1964)
Katharine Andrews (b. 1942)
Stephen Andrews (b. 1944)
Susan Andrews (b. 1948)

Andrews died from pneumonia and heart failure caused by Alzheimer's disease, aged 83.[1]


  1. By RICHARD SEVEROPublished: December 19, 1992 (1992-12-19). "Dana Andrews' obituary in ''New York Times''". New York Times. Retrieved 2013-12-10.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)

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