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Oscar Polk

Occupation  Actor
Spouse  Ivy Parsons (m. ?–1949)
Role  Actor

Name  Oscar Polk
Years active  1927–1946
Children  Oscar Polk, Jr.
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Born  December 25, 1899 (1899-12-25) Marianna, Arkansas, U.S.
Died  January 4, 1949, New York City, New York, United States
Movies  Gone with the Wind, The Green Pastures, Cabin in the Sky, The Notorious Elinor Lee
Similar People  Everett Brown, Butterfly McQueen, Carroll Nye, Eddie "Rochester" Anderson, Laura Hope Crews

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Oscar Polk (December 25, 1899 – January 4, 1949) was an American actor, best known for his portrayal as the servant "Pork" in the 1939 film Gone with the Wind. His most memorable scene in that film comes when "Pork" discloses to Scarlett O'Hara, portrayed by Vivien Leigh, the back property taxes on Tara, are $300. He was married to Ivy V. Polk (née Ivy Parsons), who also had an uncredited role in Gone with the Wind. Together they had a son, Oscar Polk Jr.


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On January 4, 1949, Oscar Polk was fatally struck by a taxi cab as he stepped off a curb in Times Square ten days after his 49th birthday. At the time of his death he was scheduled to have a major role in the play Leading Lady, and he was replaced by Ossie Davis. He is buried at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Maspeth, Long Island, New York.

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Theatre credits

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  • The Trial of Mary Dugan (1927)
  • Once in a Lifetime (1930)
  • Both Your Houses (1933)
  • The Green Pastures (1935)
  • You Can't Take It with You (1936)
  • Swingin' The Dream (1939), a swing music adaptation of A Midsummer Night's Dream.
  • Sunny River (1942)
  • The Walking Gentleman (1942)
  • Dark Eyes (1943)
  • Other stage credits

  • Horses Are Like That (1943)
  • Bigger Than Barnum (1946)
  • The Magnificent Heel (1946)
  • References

    Oscar Polk Wikipedia

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