Bruce Cabot acting career lasted forty years.

Bruce Cabot (April 20, 1904 – May 3, 1972) American film actor with over one hundred film and television credits during a career that lasted forty years. Cabot is probably best remembered as Jack Driscoll in “King Kong” (1933) and is also known for his roles in films such as “Last of the Mohicans”(1936), Fritz Lang’s “Fury” (1936), and the western “Dodge City” (1939). Cabot became close friends with John Wayne and was cast with him in ten of his films: “The Comancheros” (1961), “Hatari!” (1962), “McLintock!” (1963), “In Harm’s Way” (1965), “The War Wagon” (1967), “The Green Berets” (1968), “Hellfighters” (1968), “The Undefeated” (1969), “Chisum” (1970), and “Big Jake” (1971). His final screen appearance was in the 1971 James Bond film “Diamonds Are Forever”.  Bruce Cabot also made several television appearances on shows like “Bonanza” (1964), “Daniel Boone” (1965), and “Burke’s Law” (1963).

Bruce Cabot (April 20, 1904 – May 3, 1972)

Bruce Cabot
(April 20, 1904 – May 3, 1972)

Bruce Cabot with first wife Adrienne Ames - mid 1930's

Bruce Cabot with first wife Adrienne Ames – mid 1930’s

Bruce Cabot and Fay Wray in "King Kong" (1933)

Bruce Cabot and Fay Wray in “King Kong” (1933)

Bruce Cabot, John Wayne, and Glen Corbett in "Chisum" (1970)

Bruce Cabot, John Wayne, and Glen Corbett
in “Chisum” (1970)

Bruce Cabot and Heather Angel in "Last of the Mohicans" (1936)

Bruce Cabot and Heather Angel in “Last of the Mohicans” (1936)

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