Andre Brandon deWilde (April 9, 1942 – July 6, 1972) was an American theater, film, and television actor. Born into a theatrical family in Brooklyn, he debuted on Broadway at the age of seven and became a national phenomenon by the time he completed his 492 performances for The Member of the Wedding.
Brandon De Wilde, Actor: Shane. Born into a theatrical family, he made a much-acclaimed Broadway debut a "The Member of the Wedding," when he was 9 years old. He was the first child actor to win the Donaldson Award, and went on to repeat his role in the film version (directed by Fred Zinnemann in 1952).
Mini Bio (1) Born into a theatrical family, he made a much-acclaimed Broadway debut a "The Member of the Wedding," when he was 9 years old. He was the first child actor to win the Donaldson Award, and went on to repeat his role in the film version (directed by Fred Zinnemann in 1952). As the blond-haired, blue-eyed Joey who idolizes the strange ...
- Andre Brandon deWilde
- 5' 8½" (1.74 m)
- April 9, 1942 in Brooklyn, New York, USA
Jul 07, 1972 · de Wilde, Brandon. Among other things, “Shane”, was the story of the youngster's growing hero worship of a stranger who comes to the help of his father in warding off a gang of cattlemen ...
Actor. Born to Frederick, a Broadway stage manager, and Eugenia, a stage actrees in Brooklyn, New York; he made his Broadway debut in 1950's ‘The Member of the Wedding.' He stayed with the show for over a year, winning the prestigious Donaldson Award for his performance; the first child actor to do so. He went on to...
Brandon de Wilde, the former child actor, died this. evening as a result of injuries suffered earlier in a. traffic accident in this Denver suburb. He was 30. years old. He was reportedly driving alone in a heavy rainstorm. when his van truck slammed into a flatbed truck. parked beside the road.
Jul 28, 2020 · Brandon DeWilde Was a Rising Movie Star Who Died Too Soon — inside His Short Life. Diehard western film fans probably know and love the 1953 movie “Shane.”. The classic starred the rising star Brandon DeWilde who sadly passed away at a very young age. DeWilde appeared on “Shane” as the Joey Starrett and he earned an Academy Award ...
All Fall Down, The Brandon deWilde Story is a 2012 biography written by Patrisha McLean and published by Faces, Incorporated. The book was released on June 19, 2012. It is McLean's first written, but second published, work. It is the only published biography of Brandon deWilde since his death in 1972.
- Patrisha McLean
- June 19, 2012
- Faces, Incorporated
Feb 12, 2016 · Brandon de Wilde in Shane. and shortly before his death. Porter makes no bones about Newman’s bisexuality, claiming he also had passionate affairs with James Dean, Tony Perkins and Sal Mineo. There was also an intermittent affair with John Derek in the sixties and a three-year relationship with former child star Brandon de Wilde.
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