Anthony Dexter
Date of Birth
Jan 19, 1919
Birth Place:
Talmadge, NE


University of Iowa graduate Anthony Dexter was a stage actor when he was briefly plucked from obscurity in 1951. Columbia Pictures, searching for a "new face" to play the lead in their film biography of Rudolph Valentino, chose Dexter for this plum role. Showered with publicity, Dexter starred in Valentino opposite Eleanor Parker and Joseph Calleila. The effortless expertise of his co-stars only...