Melvyn Douglas Overview

Melvyn Douglas
Date of Birth
Apr 05, 1901
Birth Place:
Macon, GA

Biography

American actor Melvyn Douglas began his stage career shortly after being mustered out of World War I Army service. Douglas secured a position with the Owens Repertory Company, making his debut in a production of Merchant of Venice. He spent the first part of the 1920s touring with Owens Repertory and with the Jessie Bonstelle Company, reaching Broadway in the 1928 drama A Free Soul. Brought to...