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Arthur Rankin (actor)

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Arthur Rankin
Born(1895-08-30)August 30, 1895
DiedMarch 23, 1947(1947-03-23) (aged 51)
Years active1914–1941 (film)
ChildrenArthur Rankin Jr.
Parent(s)Phyllis Rankin
Harry Davenport (step-father)

Arthur Rankin (August 30, 1895 – March 23, 1947) was an American film actor.[1]

Personal life

Arthur Rankin was born in New York, the son of Phyllis Rankin and Harry Davenport and nephew of Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Drew. Rankin served in the United States Marine Corps during World War I, and received a medical discharge in 1918. He then joined the British Army. During World War II, Rankin rejoined the Marine Corps.[2] Rankin married Marian Mansfield,[3] and they had two sons. He died on March 22, 1947, of a cerebral hemorrhage.[2]

Selected filmography

See also


  1. ^ Munden p.476
  2. ^ a b "Arthur Rankin, 50, Actor and Writer". The New York Times. March 24, 1947. p. 25. ProQuest 107989579.
  3. ^ "Remembered: Arthur Rankin Jr". Variety. February 11, 2014. p. 71. ProQuest 1502957246.


  • Munden, Kenneth White. The American Film Institute Catalog of Motion Pictures Produced in the United States, Part 1. University of California Press, 1997.
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