Andy Devine

Andy Devine (born Jeremiah Schwartz) (October 7, 1905 - February 18, 1977) was a rotund, raspy-voiced character actor and comic cowboy sidekick. His movie career started in silent films and extended until his death.

Devine was born in Flagstaff, Arizona. He grew up in Kingman, Arizona, where his family moved when he was a year old. He appeared in more than 400 films and shared with Walter Brennan the rare ability to move with ease from B Westerns to A pictures.

He was a star football player at Santa Clara University, which led to his first film role in the silent The Collegians.

Although it was at first thought that his peculiar voice would prevent him from moving to the talkies, it became his trademark and strongest selling point. Devine's speech was the result of a childhood accident. He had been running with a stake in his mouth and fell, the instrument piercing the roof of his mouth.

His notable roles included ten films as sidekick, "Cookie", to Roy Rogers, a Shakespeare performance in Romeo and Juliet in 1937, Stagecoach with John Wayne in 1939 and a reunion with Wayne in The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance in 1959. He played "The Cheerful Soldier" in The Red Badge of Courage.

Devine is well-remembered for his role as "Jingles" in the US radio and TV series Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok (1951). He also had a part as "Hap" on Flipper and hosted a children's TV show, Andy's Gang, and performed voice parts in animated films, including "Friar Tuck" in Disney's Robin Hood. He starred in a Twilight Zone episode as "Frisby", a talkative braggart faced with an alien invasion called "Hocus-Pocus and Frisby". He also appeared in the Over-the-Hill Gang and as "Coyote Bill" in Myra Breckenridge.

He died of leukemia in 1977.

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  • When asked if he had strange nodes on his vocal chords, Devine replied, "I've got the same nodes as Bing Crosby, but his are in tune."

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He died of leukemia in 1977. The couple has 4 children. He also appeared in the Over-the-Hill Gang and as "Coyote Bill" in Myra Breckenridge. In 1982, he married María Victoria Lorido. He starred in a Twilight Zone episode as "Frisby", a talkative braggart faced with an alien invasion called "Hocus-Pocus and Frisby". He is a very private person. He also had a part as "Hap" on Flipper and hosted a children's TV show, Andy's Gang, and performed voice parts in animated films, including "Friar Tuck" in Disney's Robin Hood. Garcia is proud of his Cuban heritage, which is present in his life.

Devine is well-remembered for his role as "Jingles" in the US radio and TV series Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok (1951). He has therefore gained the respect and admiration of directors, producers and colleagues, and the sympathy of the audiences. He played "The Cheerful Soldier" in The Red Badge of Courage. He is, however, a man of principles and chooses his roles according to them, more than for money reasons. His notable roles included ten films as sidekick, "Cookie", to Roy Rogers, a Shakespeare performance in Romeo and Juliet in 1937, Stagecoach with John Wayne in 1939 and a reunion with Wayne in The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance in 1959. He has appeared also in several TV films. He had been running with a stake in his mouth and fell, the instrument piercing the roof of his mouth. In the following years, Garcia has played in all kind of films, in which he has always left the imprint of his talent.

Devine's speech was the result of a childhood accident. The role thus went to Garcia, who earned an Academy Award nomination as Best Supporting Actor for his performance and became an internationally acclaimed star. Although it was at first thought that his peculiar voice would prevent him from moving to the talkies, it became his trademark and strongest selling point. Garcia was not only one of the few actors capable of carrying the part, but he also bore an uncanny resemblance to Robert De Niro, who played his father. He was a star football player at Santa Clara University, which led to his first film role in the silent The Collegians. The character of the son of "Sonny Corleone" was an exceptional part, which many actors wanted. He grew up in Kingman, Arizona, where his family moved when he was a year old. He appeared in more than 400 films and shared with Walter Brennan the rare ability to move with ease from B Westerns to A pictures. In 1989, Francis Ford Coppola was casting The Godfather Part III.

Devine was born in Flagstaff, Arizona. Director Brian de Palma liked his performance in the 1986 movie 8 Million Ways to Die and engaged him the following year for The Untouchables, which made Garcia a popular Hollywood actor. His movie career started in silent films and extended until his death. His chance arouse when he was offered a role in the first episode of the popular TV series Hill Street Blues, as a gang member. Andy Devine (born Jeremiah Schwartz) (October 7, 1905 - February 18, 1977) was a rotund, raspy-voiced character actor and comic cowboy sidekick. He started to perform in very short roles, and worked as waiter and in a warehouse when he had no job in the film industry. When asked if he had strange nodes on his vocal chords, Devine replied, "I've got the same nodes as Bing Crosby, but his are in tune.". Garcia began acting at Florida International University, but went soon after to Hollywood.

During his last year in high school, however, he became seriously ill, which made him decide on acting as a future career. García went to high school in Miami, where he played in the basketball team. Over a period of several years, however, they built up a million-dollar perfume company. When Garcia was 5, the invasion of Cuba by anti-Castro forces failed, and the family had to move to Miami, Florida, where they did various types of work in order to survive.

The twin was successfully removed. He was born a Siamese twin; his twin was only partially formed, as a tennis ball-sized growth on his shoulder. He was born Andrés Arturo García in Havana, Cuba, into a well-to-do family. Andy García (born April 12, 1956) is an American actor.

South Beach Magazine Movie Reviews (http://www.southbeach-usa.com/columns/movies/movies1/lost-city-garcia.htm) Article on Andy Garcia's movie "The Lost City" with photos. Andy Garcia (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000412/) at the Internet Movie Database. Guaguasi (1979). A Night in Heaven (1983).

Blue Skies Again (1983). The Mean Season (1985). 8 Million Ways to Die (1986). The Untouchables (1987).

Stand and Deliver (1988). American Roulette (1988). Black Rain (1989). Internal Affairs (1990).

A Show of Force (1990). The Godfather Part III (1990). Dead Again (1991). Hero (1992).

Jennifer Eight (1992). The Godfather Trilogy: 1901-1980 (1992). When a Man Loves a Woman (1994). Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead (1995).

Steal Big, Steal Little (1995). Night Falls on Manhattan (1997). The Disappearance of Garcia Lorca (1997). Hoodlum (1997).

Desperate Measures (1998). Just the Ticket (1999). Lakeboat (2001). The Unsaid (2001).

The Man from Elysian Fields (2001). Ocean's Eleven (2001). Confidence (2003). Just Like Mona (2003).

Ocean's Twelve (2004).

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