George Eldredge

George Eldredge (September 10, 1898 – March 12, 1977) was an American character actor. Although he never became a major performer, Eldredge played in over 180 movies during a career that stretched from the 1930s to the early 1960s. He also had a prolific television career during the '50's. He was the older brother of character actor John Dornin Eldredge. Eldredge was born George Edwin Eldredge in San Francisco, California. His father, Rev. George Granville Eldredge (1870- ?? ), was a Presbyterian minister in San Francisco. His mother was Julia Dornin Eldredge (1867–1959), the daughter of George D. Dornin, a California legislator and noted Daguerrotypist, and Sarah Baldwin Dornin. In 1922, he married Phyllis Harms, and they had two children, George Granville Eldredge (1924–1998) and Helene Eldredge (1931-). He was a photographer for the Berkeley, California Police Department, and prior to embarking on a film career, auditioned for and performed with the San Francisco Opera Company for two seasons in various supporting roles as a baritone. Between 1936 and 1963 Eldredge appeared in 182 films beginning with his role as an English spy in Till We Meet Again.


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