Hal K. Dawson (Hal K. Dawson)

Hal K. Dawson

Actor. Born in Rockville, Connecticut, he was a veteran performer whom for four decades appeared in over 260 films and television shows. He began his career in the 1920s, appearing in several Broadway productions with fellow actor and life long friend Clark Gable. Relocating to Hollywood, he made his screen debut in “Roadhouse Nights” (1930), followed by “Another Language” (1933). Among his film credits are “Libeled Lady” (1936), “Tin Pan Alley” (1940), “The Best Years of Our Lives” (1946), “To Please a Lady” (1951) and “The Rat Race” (1960). His television credits include “Sky King”, “Alfred Hitchcock Presents”, “Lassie”, “Twilight Zone”, “Room 222” and many more. He died of natural causes at age 90 in Loma Linda, California. (bio by: John “J-Cat” Griffith)  Family links:  Spouse:  Nondas Dawson (1904 – 1980)* *Calculated relationship


  • October, 17, 1896
  • USA


  • February, 02, 1987
  • USA


  • Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale)
  • California
  • USA

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