Dick Purcell

Dick Purcell
1908 - 1944

Dick Purcell  American Actor


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Dick Purcell was previously married to Ethelind Terry (1942).

Dick Purcell was in relationships with June Travis, Veda Ann Borg, Leora Spellman and Vickie Lester.


American Actor Dick Purcell was born Richard Gerald Purcell, Jr. on 6th August, 1908 in Greenwich, Connecticut and passed away on 10th Apr 1944 Hollywood, CA aged 35. He is most remembered for The Bank Dick, Captain America (1944). His zodiac sign is Leo.

Dick Purcell is a member of the following lists: Male actors from Greenwich, Connecticut, Actors from Greenwich, Connecticut and 20th-century male actors.


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First Name Dick
Last Name Purcell
Full Name at Birth Richard Gerald Purcell, Jr.
Age 35 (age at death) years
Birthday 6th August, 1908
Birthplace Greenwich, Connecticut
Died 10th April, 1944
Place of Death Hollywood, CA
Cause of Death Heart attack
Build Athletic
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown - Light
Zodiac Sign Leo
Sexuality Straight
Religion Roman Catholic
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
University Fordham University
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame The Bank Dick, Captain America (1944)
Official Websites www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=7889

Dick Purcell (August 6, 1908 – April 10, 1944) was an American actor best known for playing Marvel Comics' Captain America in the 1943 film serial, co-starring with Lorna Gray and Lionel Atwill. Purcell also appeared in films such as Tough Kid (1938), Heroes in Blue (1939), Irish Luck (1939) and King of the Zombies (1941).

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Dick Purcell35 LeoActor
Ethelind Terry84 LeoActress
June Travis93 LeoActress
Veda Ann Borg58 CapricornActress
Leora Spellman55 CancerActress
Vickie Lester86 AriesActress


Captain America1944Captain America, Grant GardnerMovie
Leave It to the Irish1944Pat BurkeMovie
Timber Queen1944Milt HolmesMovie
Trocadero1944Spike NelsonMovie
Aerial Gunner1943Pvt. Lancelot 'Gadget' BlaineMovie
Idaho1943Duke SpringerMovie
Reveille with Beverly1943Andy AdamsMovie
Mystery of the 13th Guest1943Johnny SmithMovie
High Explosive1943DaveMovie
No Place for a Lady1943Rand BrookeMovie
In Old California1942Joe DawsonMovie
X Marks the Spot1942Police Lt. William 'Bill' DeckerMovie
I Live on Danger1942Norm ThompsonMovie
Phantom Killer1942Edward Arlington ClarkMovie
The Old Homestead1942Scarf LenninMovie
Torpedo Boat1942Ralph AndrewsMovie
King of the Zombies1941James McCarthyMovie
Flying Blind1941Bob FullerMovie
No Hands on the Clock1941Red HarrisMovie
The Pittsburgh Kid1941Cliff HallidayMovie
Bullets for O'Hara1941WicksMovie
Two in a Taxi1941Bill GrattonMovie
Arise, My Love1940PinkMovie
Flight Command1940Lieut. 'Stichy' PayneMovie
New Moon1940AlexanderMovie
The Bank Dick1940Mackley Q. Greene (as Richard Purcell)Movie
Outside the Three-Mile Limit1940Agent Melvin PierceMovie
Private Affairs1940Dick CartwrightMovie
Blackwell's Island1939Terry WalshMovie
Streets of New York1939T.P. 'Tap' KeenanMovie
Irish Luck1939Steve LanahanMovie
Drunk Driving1939John JonesShort Film
Heroes in Blue1939Terry MurphyMovie
While America Sleeps1939Dave Miller (as Richard G. Purcell)Short Film
Garden of the Moon1938Rick FultonMovie
Mystery House1938Lance O'LearyMovie
Nancy Drew -- Detective1938KeifferMovie
Accidents Will Happen1938Jim FaberMovie
Air Devils1938Percy 'Slats' HarringtonMovie
Broadway Musketeers1938Vincent 'Vince' MorrellMovie
Daredevil Drivers1938Bill FosterMovie
Penrod's Double Trouble1938Tex BoydenMovie
Tough Kid1938'Red' MurphyMovie
Valley of the Giants1938CreelMovie
Flight Into Nowhere1938Bill KelloggMovie
Over the Wall1938Ace ScanlonMovie
Alcatraz Island1937'Harp' SantellMovie
Melody for Two1937Mel LynchMovie
Men in Exile1937Jimmy CarmodyMovie
Navy Blues1937Russell J. 'Rusty' GibbsMovie
Public Wedding1937Joe TaylorMovie
Draegerman Courage1937Trapped Draegerman (uncredited)Movie
Missing Witnesses1937'Bull' ReganMovie
Reported Missing1937Paul WayneMovie
Wine, Women and Horses1937George MayhewMovie
Bullets or Ballots1936Ed Driscoll (as Richard Purcell)Movie
Ceiling Zero1936Smiley (as Dick Purcell)Movie
The Case of the Velvet Claws1936CrandalMovie
Bengal Tiger1936Nick DeLargoMovie
Brides Are Like That1936Dr. Randolph Jenkins (as Richard Purcell)Movie
Freshman Love1936Radio Announcer (uncredited)Movie
King of Hockey1936Gabby DuganMovie
Public Enemy's Wife1936Louie (as Richard Purcell)Movie
The Captain's Kid1936George ChesterMovie
Jailbreak1936Ed Slayden (as Richard Purcell)Movie
The Law in Her Hands1936MartyMovie
Man Hunt1936Skip McHenry (as Richard Purcell)Movie
Snowed Under1936Bert (uncredited)Movie
Times Square Playboy1936Wally CalhounMovie
The Strange Love of Molly Louvain1932Jimmy's College Friend (uncredited)Movie
The Doorway to Hell1930Undetermined Role (uncredited)Movie
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