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Van Heflin

Character Actor | * 12/13/1910 († 60, 07/23/1971) | Walters, Oklahoma (United States of America (USA))
Emmett Evan "Van" Heflin Jr. (December 13, 1908 – July 23, 1971) was an American theatre, radio and film actor. He played mostly character parts over the course of his film career, but during the 1940s had a string of roles as a leading man. Heflin won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Johnny Eager (1942). He also had memorable roles in Westerns such as Shane (1953), 3:10 to Yuma (1957), and Gunman's Walk (1958). ()
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Emmett Evan "Van" Heflin, Jr. (December 13, 1910 – July 23, 1971) was an American film and theatre actor. He played mostly character parts over the course of his film career, but during the 1940s had a string of roles as a leading man. He won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Johnny Eager (1942).

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Romance / Love | Western

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Awards & Nominations for Van Heflin

Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor

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Movies with Van Heflin as Actor(70)

as Self (archive footage)2019 Breakpoint: A Counter History of Progress
as Himself (archive footage)1991 Barbara Stanwyck: Fire and Desire
as (archive footage) (uncredited)1974 That's Entertainment!
as Senator Quincy George1971 The Last Child
as D. O. Guerrero1970 Airport
as Sam Mirakian1969 The Big Bounce
as Champ Donohue1968 Certain Honorable Men
as Sam Cooper1968 The Ruthless Four
as Bill MacLean1967 The Man Outside
as Self - Narrator (voice)1966 The Thin Blue Line
as Marshal Curly Wilcox1966 Stagecoach
as Inspector Mike Vido1965 Once a Thief
as Joe Trent1963 Cry of Battle
as Duncan Bell1961 The Wastrel
as Velko1960 Five Branded Women
as Captain Bernhard Rogge1960 Under Ten Flags
as Bill Kilcoyne1959 The Rank and File
as Sgt. John Chawk1959 They Came to Cordura
as Emelyan Pugachov1958 Tempest
as Lee Hackett1958 Gunman's Walk
as Dan Evans1957 3:10 to Yuma
as Fred Staples1956 Patterns
as Luke Fargo1955 Count Three and Pray
as Major Sam Huxley1955 Battle Cry
as Jerry Talbot1954 Woman's World
as John Gale1954 Tanganyika
as Peter Denver1954 Black Widow
as Maj. Neal Benton1954 The Raid
as Irish Gallager1953 Wings of the Hawk
as Nicholas Chapman1953 South of Algiers
as Joe Starrett1953 Shane
as Stedman1952 My Son John
as Webb Garwood1951 The Prowler
as Brad Stubbs1951 Week-End with Father
as Bridger1951 Tomahawk
as Mark Dwyer1949 East Side, West Side
as Charles Bovary1949 Madame Bovary
as Keith Alexander1948 Tap Roots
as Thomas W. 'Tom' Brett1948 B.F.'s Daughter
as Narrator1948 The Secret Land
as Frank R. Enley1948 Act of Violence
as David Sutton1947 Possessed
as Timothy Haslam1947 Green Dolphin Street
as James I. Hessler1946 Till the Clouds Roll By
as Narrator (voice)1945 Land and Live in the Desert
as 1st Lieutenant Lynn Harrison1944 Land and Live in the Jungle
as John Thornway1943 Presenting Lily Mars
as Gordon McKay1942 Kid Glove Killer
as Henry Taggart1942 Seven Sweethearts
as Andrew Johnson1942 Tennessee Johnson
as 'Rocky' Custer1942 Grand Central Murder
as Elliott Morgan1941 The Feminine Touch
as Bill King1941 H.M. Pulham, Esq.
as Jeff Hartnett1941 Johnny Eager
as Rader1940 Santa Fe Trail
as John Shelley1939 Back Door to Heaven
as George Wilson1937 Flight from Glory
as Clay V. Parker1937 Annapolis Salute
as Rev. Samuel Woods1937 The Outcasts of Poker Flat
as Lord Gerald Waring Gaythorne1936 A Woman Rebels

TV Shows/Series with Van Heflin as Actor(6)


Full Name: Van Heflin
Born: Tuesday, 12/13 1910 (December) in Walters, Oklahoma (United States of America (USA))
Died: Friday, 07/23 1971 (July) in Hollywood (aged: 60)
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Dog)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: University of Oklahoma, Yale University, Classen School of Advanced Studies
Siblings: Frances Heflin
Related to: Jonathan Kaplan
Other names for Van Heflin (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Emmett Evan Heflin Jr."
"Ван Хефлин"
Van Heflin frequently works together with these people:
Cedric Gibbons (11x, Crew)
Edwin B. Willis (10x, Crew)
George Stevens (8x, Crew)
Douglas Shearer (7x, Crew)
Charlton Heston (5x, Actor)
Fred MacMurray (5x, Actor)
Clark Gable (5x, Actor)
Cedric Hardwicke (5x, Actor)
Rod Serling (5x, Crew)
Sydney Guilaroff (5x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:2396, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 06/30/2022