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John McCurry was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. McCurry's earliest roles were in film, including the dramatic adaptation "The Last Mile" (1959) with Mickey Rooney, the dramatic adaptation "The Pawnbroker" (1965) with Rod Steiger and the Beau Bridges dramedy "The Landlord" (1970). He also appeared in "The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars and Motor Kings" (1976) and the horror feature "Jaws of Satan" (1979) with Fritz Weaver. McCurry also contributed his voice to characters in the animated comedy "Fritz the Cat" (1972) with Skip Hinnant. He continued to work steadily in film throughout the eighties, appearing in "Wolfen" (1981), the Farley Granger drama "Deathmask" (1983) and the Dan Aykroyd comedy "Trading Places" (1983). He also appeared in "Alphabet City" (1984). McCurry's music was also featured in the Diedrich Bader comedy adaptation "Meet the Spartans" (2008), the comedic adventure "Disaster Movie" (2008) with Matt Lanter and "Sex Drive" (2008) with Josh Zuckerman. McCurry's music was most recently used in "Ramona and Beezus" (2010).

John McCurry was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. McCurry's earliest roles were in film, including the dramatic adaptation "The Last Mile" (1959) with Mickey Rooney, the dramatic adaptation "The Pawnbroker" (1965) with Rod Steiger and the Beau Bridges dramedy "The Landlord" (1970). He also appeared in "The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars and Motor Kings" (1976) and the horror feature "Jaws of Satan" (1979) with Fritz Weaver. McCurry also contributed his voice to characters in the animated comedy "Fritz the Cat" (1972) with Skip Hinnant. He continued to work steadily in film throughout the eighties, appearing in "Wolfen" (1981), the Farley Granger drama "Deathmask" (1983) and the Dan Aykroyd comedy "Trading Places" (1983). He also appeared in "Alphabet City" (1984). McCurry's music was also featured in the Diedrich Bader comedy adaptation "Meet the Spartans" (2008), the comedic adventure "Disaster Movie" (2008) with Matt Lanter and "Sex Drive" (2008) with Josh Zuckerman. McCurry's music was most recently used in "Ramona and Beezus" (2010).

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Incendiary Blonde (1945) Maid
2.
 The Thin Man Goes Home (1945) Ronson's maid
3.
 What a Man! (1944) Bluebell
4.
 They Came to Blow Up America (1943) Theresa
5.
 They Got Me Covered (1943) Georgia
6.
 Son of Dracula (1943) Sarah
7.
 False Faces (1943) Magnolia
8.
 American Empire (1942) Willa May
9.
 Johnny Doughboy (1942) Mammy
10.
 Mokey (1942) Cindy Molishus
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Etta McDaniel was born December 1, 1890 in Wichita, Kansas. She is the sister of late actors Hattie McDaniel and Sam McDaniel. Her first film was that of an uncredited actress in the 1933 film "King Kong". She also appeared as an uncredited actress in the 1934 film "Imitation of Life", playing a stand-in for actress Louise Beavers. She was the singer of the song Old Folks at Home, in the 1936 film "The Lonely Trail". Etta's last film was the 1946 film "Society Mugs", as Petunia. Etta McDaniel died on December 13, 1946 in Los Angeles, California.

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