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Name: Millard Mitchell  
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Date of Birth: 14th August 1903
Place of Birth: Havana, Cuba
Profession: Actor
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Millard Mitchell (August 14, 1903- October 13, 1953) was an American character actor whose credits include roughly thirty feature films and two television appearances.

Born in Havana, Cuba, Mitchell appeared as a bit player in eight films between 1931 and 1936. He returned to film work in 1942 after a six-year absence.

For his performance in the 1952 film, My Six Convicts, Millard Mitchell won the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor. Mitchell is also known for two other roles: Gregory Peck's commanding officer in the 1949 war drama Twelve O'Clock High and as movie mogul "R.F. Simpson" in the 1952 musical comedy Singin' in the Rain.

Mitchell died at the age of fifty from lung cancer in Santa Monica, California and was interred in the Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City, California.

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