- Steve Brodie (actor)
Steve Brodie (
November 21, 1919– January 9, 1992) was an American movie and television actor, born John Stevenson in El Dorado, Kansas.
He chose the screen name of "Steve Brodie" (1863-1901) who allegedly jumped off the
Brooklyn Bridgein 1886. Brodie survived the jump and "taking a Brodie" entered the lexicon for bridge jumpers.
Most of his film work was from the mid 1940s to the early 1950s working at
MGM, RKOand Republic Picturesappearing mostly in westernsand B-movies. He mainly played supporting roles in films such as the film noirclassic " Out of the Past" (1947) and the classic crime film " Armored Car Robbery" (1950), although he did have the starring role in "Desperate" (1947). He later appeared with Elvis Presleyin " Blue Hawaii" (1961) and "Roustabout" (1964). Starting from the mid 1950s he mostly appeared on television, including three episodes of " Alfred Hitchcock Presents".
He was married to actress
Lois Andrewsfrom 1946 to her death in 1968.
He died of
cancerin West Hills, Californiain 1992.
Out of the Past" (1947)
Home of the Brave" (1949)
Armored Car Robbery" (1950)
Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye" (1950)
*"Winchester '73" (1950)
The Steel Helmet" (1951)
*"Donovan's Brain" (1953)
The Far Country" (1955)
Blue Hawaii" (1961)
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