David Bacon
Date of Birth
Mar 24, 1914
Birth Place:
Barnstable, MA


The son of a Massachusetts lieutenant governor, handsome David Bacon had entered show business with the University Players of West Falmouth, MA, a group that at one time or another also numbered Henry Fonda and James Stewart. He did the obligatory rounds of off-Broadway theater before landing a contract with millionaire turned movie mogul Howard Hughes, who brought him to Hollywood to test for the...