Dana Andrews

Dana Andrews
1909 - 1992

Dana Andrews  American Actor


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Dana Andrews was previously married to Mary Todd Andrews and Janet Murray (1932 - 1935).

Dana Andrews had an encounter with Carmen Miranda.


American Actor Dana Andrews was born Carver Dana Andrews on 1st January, 1909 in Covington County, Mississippi, USA and passed away on 17th Dec 1992 Los Alamitos, California, USA aged 83. He is most remembered for The Best Years of Our Lives. His zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Dana Andrews was in 8 on-screen matchups, including Alice Faye in Fallen Angel (1945), Linda Darnell in Fallen Angel (1945), Teresa Wright in The Best Years of Our Lives (1946), Virginia Mayo in The Best Years of Our Lives (1946) and Gene Tierney in Laura (1944).

Dana Andrews is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American television actors and California Republicans.


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Relationship Statistics

Married2 29 years 16 years 3 years
Encounter1 - - -
Total3 29 years 10 years, 8 months 3 years


First Name Dana
Last Name Andrews
Full Name at Birth Carver Dana Andrews
Age 83 (age at death) years
Birthday 1st January, 1909
Birthplace Covington County, Mississippi, USA
Died 17th December, 1992
Place of Death Los Alamitos, California, USA
Cause of Death Pneumonia, complicated by congestive heart failure
Buried Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Height 5' 10" (178 cm)
Build Athletic
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Sexuality Straight
Religion Baptist
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
University Sam Houston State University
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame The Best Years of Our Lives
Year(s) Active 1940–85, 1940–1985
Brand Endorsement (1949) Print ads: Chesterfield cigarettes
Official Websites www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=6502782
Father Charles Forrest Andrews (Baptist minister)
Mother Annis Speed
Brother Steve Forrest
Friend Greer Garson, Gene Tierney, Sam Spiegel, Ronald Reagan, Jane Wyman, Lynn Bari

Carver Dana Andrews (January 1, 1909 – December 17, 1992) was an American film actor and a major Hollywood star during the 1940s. He continued acting in less prestigious roles into the 1980s.
He is remembered for his roles as a police detective-lieutenant in the film noir Laura (1944) and as war veteran Fred Derry in The Best Years of Our Lives (1946), the latter being the role for which he received the most critical praise.

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Dana Andrews83 CapricornActor
Mary Todd Andrews-
Janet Murray-Educator
Carmen Miranda46 AquariusSinger


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
DavidMaleJanet Murray
StephenMaleMary Todd Andrews
KatherineFemaleMary Todd Andrews
SusanFemaleMary Todd Andrews


Prince Jack1985The CardinalMovie
Falcon Crest1981Elliot McKayTV Show
The Pilot1980Randolph EversMovie
Ike: The War Years1980General George C. MarshallTV Movie
Ike: The War Years1979Gen. George C. MarshallTV Show
Born Again1978Tom PhillipsMovie
Good Guys Wear Black1978Edgar HaroldsMovie
The American Girls1978PhillipsTV Show
A Tree, a Rock, a Cloud1978The ManShort Film
The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries1977TownleyTV Show
The Love Boat1977Mr. Paul GerberTV Show
"Hallmark Hall of Fame" The Last Hurrah1977Roger ShanleyTV Movie
The Last Tycoon1976Red RidingwoodMovie
Take a Hard Ride1975MorganMovie
Ellery Queen1975Lewis MarshallTV Show
A Shadow in the Streets1975Len RaeburnTV Movie
The First 36 Hours of Dr. Durant1975Dr. HutchinsTV Movie
Airport 19751974Scott FreemanMovie
Get Christie Love!1974SargeTV Show
Innocent Bystanders1972BlakeMovie
The Failing of Raymond1971Allan McDonaldTV Movie
Bright Promise1969Thomas BoswellTV Show
Night Gallery1969Paul Koch (segment "The Different Ones")TV Show
The Devil's Brigade1968Brig. Gen. Walter NaylorMovie
The Name of the Game1968Marvin TaylorTV Show
No Diamonds for Ursula1968Il gioielliereMovie
Hot Rods to Hell1967Tom PhillipsTV Movie
The Frozen Dead1967Dr. NorbergMovie
Ironside1967Courtenay EliotTV Show
The Cobra1967Capt. KellyMovie
Johnny Reno1966Marshal Johnny RenoMovie
Family Affair1966Harv MullenTV Show
The Ten Million Dollar Grab1966George KimminsMovie
Battle of the Bulge1965Col. PritchardMovie
Brainstorm1965Cort BensonMovie
Crack in the World1965Dr. Stephen SorensonMovie
In Harm's Way1965Admiral BroderickMovie
The Loved One1965Gen. BrinkmanMovie
The Satan Bug1965Gen. WilliamsMovie
Town Tamer1965Tom RosserMovie
Spy in Your Eye1965Col. LancasterMovie
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre1963Douglas VinsonTV Show
Madison Avenue1961Clint LorimerMovie
Alcoa Premiere1961Adam Stark, Pat BarratTV Show
Ben Casey1961Dr. Ernest FarrowTV Show
The Dick Powell Theatre1961Nat Keough, Paul OaklandTV Show
The DuPont Show of the Week1961Cdr. Jason Vanning, NarratorTV Show
The Crowded Sky1960Dick BarnettMovie
Checkmate1960Judge Leland McIntyreTV Show
The Barbara Stanwyck Show1960Clint EvansTV Show
The Twilight Zone1959Paul DriscollTV Show
Enchanted Island1958Abner 'Ab' BedfordMovie
The Fearmakers1958Alan EatonMovie
Curse of the Demon1957John HoldenMovie
Zero Hour!1957Lt. Ted StrykerMovie
Spring Reunion1957Fred DavisMovie
Beyond a Reasonable Doubt1956Tom GarrettMovie
Comanche1956Jim ReadMovie
While the City Sleeps1956Edward MobleyMovie
Playhouse 901956Leo Bass, Mark BraggTV Show
Smoke Signal1955Brett HallidayMovie
Strange Lady in Town1955Dr. Rourke O'BrienMovie
Duel in the Jungle1954Scott WaltersMovie
Elephant Walk1954Dick CarverMovie
Three Hours to Kill1954Jim GuthrieMovie
G.E. True Theater1953Carl AndersonTV Show
Assignment: Paris1952Jimmy RaceMovie
I Want You1951Martin GreerMovie
Sealed Cargo1951Pat BanyonMovie
The Frogmen1951Jake FlanniganMovie
Edge of Doom1950Father Thomas RothMovie
Where the Sidewalk Ends1950Det. Mark DixonMovie
The Forbidden Street1949Gilbert Lauderdale, Henry LambertMovie
My Foolish Heart1949Walt DreiserMovie
Sword in the Desert1949Mike DillonMovie
Deep Waters1948Hod StillwellMovie
No Minor Vices1948Perry AshwellMovie
The Iron Curtain1948Igor GouzenkoMovie
Boomerang!1947Henry L. HarveyMovie
Daisy Kenyon1947Dan O'MaraMovie
Night Song1947DanMovie
Canyon Passage1946Logan StuartMovie
The Best Years of Our Lives1946Fred DerryMovie
A Walk in the Sun1945Sgt. Bill TyneMovie
Fallen Angel1945Eric StantonMovie
State Fair1945Pat GilbertMovie
Laura1944Det. Lt. Mark McPhersonMovie
The Purple Heart1944Capt. Harvey RossMovie
Up in Arms1944JoeMovie
Wing and a Prayer1944Lt. Cmdr. Edward MoultonMovie
Crash Dive1943Lt. Cmdr. Dewey ConnorsMovie
The North Star1943Kolya SimonovMovie
The Ox-Bow Incident1942Donald MartinMovie
Berlin Correspondent1942Bill RobertsMovie
Ball of Fire1941Joe LilacMovie
Belle Starr1941Maj. Thomas CrailMovie
Swamp Water1941BenMovie
Tobacco Road1941Capt. TimMovie
Kit Carson1940Capt. John C. FremontMovie
The Westerner1940Hod JohnsonMovie
Lucky Cisco Kid1940Sgt. DunnMovie
Sailor's Lady1940Scrappy WilsonMovie
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Posted commentsView all comments (3)

wjerryzwjerryzDec 16, 2016

Great talent and a great actor

notnefnotnefDec 10, 2014

He was in so many good movies in the 40's then sank quickly.

mfan0825mfan0825May 16, 2009

I love him. He`s a talented actor who I feel is underrated.

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