Star Spotlight: Dana Andrews

Dana Andrews

Born Carver Dana Andrews
Date of Birth: January 1, 1909
Date of Death: December 17, 1992


  • First film: Sailor’s Lady (1940)
  • Final film: Prince Jack (1985)
  • TMP favorites: Laura (1944), The Best Years of Our Lives (1946), Where the Sidewalk Ends (1950)

Best known for…

…his roles in noir films

…acting as the president of the Screen Actors Guild from 1963 – 1965

…outspokenly discussing his experience with alcoholism

…appearing alongside Gene Tierney in five films

More Dana Andrews on TMP:
Classics of the Corn: Hot Rods to Hell (1967)
Favorite things about… Laura
Boomerang! (1947)
Daisy Kenyon (1947)
Edge of Doom (1950)
Zero Hour! (1957)


3 thoughts on “Star Spotlight: Dana Andrews

  1. I agree, he’s appeared in some cool noir films…but as you know, he was also a lot of fun in the corn favorite, ‘Hot Rods to Hell’. And I never realized he was in five films with Gene Tierney; thanks for broadening my cinematic horizons today!


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