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Occupation  Actor
Ex-spouse  Esther MacBride
Role  Character actor
Name  Donald MacBride
Years active  1914-1955

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Full Name  Donald Hugh MacBride
Born  June 23, 1893 (1893-06-23) Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Died  June 21, 1957, Los Angeles, California, United States
Movies  Here Comes Mr Jordan, High Sierra, My Favorite Wife, Topper Returns, Northwest Passage
Similar People  Alexander Hall, Sidney Lanfield, Roy Del Ruth, Garson Kanin, Dennis O'Keefe

Donald Hugh MacBride (June 23, 1893 – June 21, 1957) was an American character actor on stage, in films, and on television who launched his career as a teenage singer (making several recordings in 1907) in vaudeville and went on to be an actor on Broadway, where he appeared in Room Service.

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He appeared in nearly 140 films between 1914 and 1955. His year of birth is given variously as 1889 or 1893 in the standard reference books, but the latter seems to be the correct one as his New York Times obituary records his age as 63.

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MacBride was best known for his portrayal of detectives in crime films. One such role was as Sgt. Roberts in the 1941 comedy Topper Returns, starring Roland Young. He also did several slapstick roles in films with comedians such as the Marx Brothers.

He had the role of Milton J. Clyde on the television version of My Friend Irma.

He was born in Brooklyn, New York, and died in Los Angeles, California. Survivors included his wife and a stepson.

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