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Joe Devlin

Joe Devlin American actor

American actor
Joe Devlin
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Intro American actor
Was Actor
From United States of America
Type Film, Television, Stage and Radio
Gender male
Birth 1894, Manhattan, USA
Death 1 October 1973 (aged 79 years)
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Joe Devlin (February 7, 1894 - October 1, 1973) was an American actor. He appeared in numerous films and TV series from the 1930s to the 1960s.

Early life

Devlin was born in Manhattan, New York in 1894. Before becoming an actor, Devlin was a vaudeville performer.


Devlin started his acting career during the late 1930s, appearing in films such as Held for Ransom, King of the Underworld, Chasing Trouble, Tight Shoes, Murder in the Big House, Sweethearts of the U.S.A. and Shoot to Kill.

He also appeared in TV series like Front Page Detective, My Hero, The Whistler, Damon Runyon Theater and Hey, Jeannie! among others.

Devlin was famous for his resemblance to Italian fascist dictator Benito Mussolini, whom he played in three films during World War II.

Personal life

Devlin was married to Iva Beaudreau, with whom he had two sons, Robert and William. Both Joe and Iva were vaudeville performers and Iva was a tea leaf reader. He subsequently divorced from Iva Beaudreau.


Devlin died on October 1, 1973 in Burbank, California at the age of 79.

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