George Raft, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


George Raft

American actor

Date of Birth: 26-Sep-1901

Place of Birth: New York City, New York, United States

Date of Death: 24-Nov-1980

Profession: actor, stage actor, dancer, television actor, film actor

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Libra

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About George Raft

  • George Raft (born George Ranft; September 26, 1901 – November 24, 1980) was an American film actor and dancer identified with portrayals of gangsters in crime melodramas of the 1930s and 1940s.
  • A stylish leading man in dozens of movies, Raft is remembered for his gangster roles in Scarface (1932), Each Dawn I Die (1939), and Billy Wilder's comedy Some Like It Hot (1959), as a dancer in Bolero (1934), and a truck driver in They Drive by Night (1940).Raft said he never regarded himself as an actor.
  • "I wanted to be me", he said.

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