Lynne Overman
Date of Birth
Sep 19, 1887
Birth Place:
Naryville, MO

Biography

Outgrowing his early career as a jockey, nasal-voiced Lynne Overman became a vaudeville performer, slowly but steadily developing his distinctive, sardonic, sing-song comic technique. After years of stage experience, Overman came to Paramount Pictures in 1934, where he would spend virtually his entire film career. During his nine years before the camera, Overman was sometimes cast in leading roles...