Alan Ladd was an American actor and television producer whose notable film credits include 1942's This Gun for Hire, 1946's The Blue Dahlia, 1949's The Great Gatsby and 1953's Shane. He died tragically in 1964 after accidentally overdosing on a mixture of alcohol, tranquilizers and a barbiturate.
He was married to Marjorie Jane Harrold from 1936 to 1941. He and Marjorie had a child together. His second marriage was to renowned agent Sue Carol in 1942. The marriage produced two children and lasted until his death in 1964.
In 1962, he was found unconscious in his own pool of blood with a gunshot injury in his chest. Despite later claiming that he accidentally shot himself, many believed that it was an unsuccessful suicide attempt.
He was reportedly terrified of flying.
I'm working myself to death.Alan Ladd
I've always had a great respect for the picture business. It's been good to me.Alan Ladd
It's a funny thing about me. I don't have any interest in food most of the time now, although when I was a kid I was always hungry.Alan Ladd
Time scoots along pretty fast when you grow up.Alan Ladd
was a famous American actor,
who was born on
September 3, 1913. As a person born on this date, Alan Ladd is listed in our database as the 12th
most popular celebrity for the day (September 3) and the 24th most popular for the year (1913).
People born on September 3
fall under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, the Virgin.
Alan Ladd is the 667th most popular Virgo.
Aside from information specific to Alan Ladd's birthday, Alan Ladd is the 4356th most famous American and ranks 2nd in famous people born in Hot Springs, Arkansas, U.S.
In general, Alan Ladd ranks as the 8047th
most popular famous person, and the 1478th most popular actor of all time.
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