Cameron Mitchell Biography

Published On Sep 15, 2016
Facts of Cameron Mitchell
Date of Birth: 1918 , November-4
Date of Death: 1994 , July-7
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet
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On 17th of August 1940, Cameron Mitchell tied his married knot for the first time in his life. That day he got married to Camille Janclaire. Camille Janclaire was an actress. As a married couple, they had four children together. They got divorced on 3rd of May 1960.

On 9th of May 1973, Cameron got married to Margaret Brock Johnson Mozingo. They were married for about three years and this married life got annulled at the end of 1976. He was also married to Lissa Jacobs Gertz with whom he had three children. Besides these there was no any information about his extra affairs and girlfriend. His nationality was American and he was of white ethnicity.

While Cameron was young, he performed in the Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne's National Theater Company.  During the World War II, he served as the bombardier with the United States Army Air Forces. With the end of war, he established himself as an actor in the film industry. In 1945, he starred the role of Ensign George Cross in an American war film They Were Expendable. Two years later, he was seen playing the role of Johnny Burden in the movie The Mighty McGurk. In the mid 1950s, he starred in the movies like The Tall Men, Love Me or Leave Me, Tension at Table Rock, All Mine to Give and so on.

When Cameron was aged 75, he died of lung cancer. He died on 7th of July 1994. His funeral was held at Desert Memorial Park in Cathedral City, California. His net worth was in millions during his death.

Cameron Mitchell

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Born in Dallastown, Pennsylvania, United States

November 4 , 1918

Cameron Mitchell was born by the name Cameron McDowell Mitzell at the end of 1918. He was born in Dallastown, Pennsylvania, United States of America to Rev. Charles and Kathryn Mitzell. His father served as pastor of the St. John's Reformed Church. 

Married to Camille Janclaire

August 17 , 1940

On 17th of August 1940, Cameron Mitchell tied his married knot for the first time in his life. That day he got married to Camille Janclaire. Camille Janclaire was an actress. As a married couple, they had four children together. They got divorced on 3rd of May 1960.

Second child, Charles Mitchell

1951

He became father for the second time in his life in the early 1950s. He and his ex wife, Cameron Mitchell welcomed their second child together in 1951 and that time it was also a son and they named him Charles Mitchell. 

First movie, They Were Expendable

1945

After serving as the bombardier with the United States Army Air Forces for several years, he entered into the film industry as an actor in the mid 1940s. In 1945, he starred the role of Ensign George Cross in an American war film They Were Expendable. 

Appeared in the TV series, Colt .45

1958

Besides his appearance in several movies, he is also known for his role in the TV series. In 1958, he played the role of Dr. Allen McMurdo in an American Western series Colt .45. Next year, he was seen in Wagon Train. 

Won Bambi Awards

1957

He has been honored with Bambi Awards twice in his life. He got awarded with this award for the first time in 1957 and that was for Best Actor - International. He also won this award in 1970 for TV Series International. 

Married to Margaret Brock Johnson Mozingo

May 9 , 1973

On 9th of May 1973, Cameron got married to Margaret Brock Johnson Mozingo. They were married for about three years and this married life got annulled at the end of 1976. He was also married to Lissa Jacobs Gertz with whom he had three children.

He died of lung cancer

July 7 , 1994

Cameron Mitchell was an actor who starred in several movies, TV series and Broadway shows. When Cameron was aged 75, he died of lung cancer. He died on 7th of July 1994. His funeral was held at Desert Memorial Park in Cathedral City, California.