DEAD: Don Castle

DEAD: ON THIS DATE

Don Castle (aged 48)
American actor

Don Castle (September 29, 1917 – May 26, 1966) was an American film actor of the 1930s and 1940s.

DEATH: Castle was born in Beaumont, Texas. He started his acting career as a stage actor, then moved to films. The actor, who resembled Clark Gable, became close friends with The Guilty co-star Bonita Granvilleand her husband Jack Wrather who was a successful businessman and film producer. The relationship eventually led the actor to become a television producer for Wrather’s Lassie television program. After a traffic accident in 1966, Don Castle died of a medication overdose, aged 48.

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