George Brent starred opposite many of the greatest actresses of his era

George Brent (March 15, 1899 – May 26, 1979) was a Irish born film actor in American cinema who became a popular leading man in Hollywood during the late 1930s and 1940s. Starring opposite many of the greatest actresses of his era, his most memorable performances were opposite Bette Davis in “Front Page Woman” (1935), “Dark Victory” (1939), “The Old Maid” (1939) and co-starring with Myrna Loy in “The Rains Came” (1939). Highly regarded by Bette Davis, Brent became her most frequent male co-star, appearing with her in eleven films. George Brent has two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the first at 1709 Vine St. for his contributions to film and the second star at 1614 Vine St. for his work in television.

George Brent (March 15, 1899 – May 26, 1979)

George Brent
(March 15, 1899 – May 26, 1979)

George Brent enjoying the good life in 1935.

George Brent enjoying the good life in 1935.

George Brent with Greta Garbo in  "The Painted Veil" (1934)

George Brent with Greta Garbo in “The Painted Veil” (1934)

George Brent, Bette Davis, and Roscoe Karns in "Front Page Woman" (1935)

George Brent, Bette Davis, and Roscoe Karns in
“Front Page Woman” (1935)

George Brent with Bette Davis in "Dark Victory" (1939

George Brent with Bette Davis in “Dark Victory” (1939)

George Brent with Joan Fontaine in "The Affairs of Susan" (1945)

George Brent with Joan Fontaine in
“The Affairs of Susan” (1945)

George Brent with Yvonne de Carlo in "Slave Girl" (1947)

George Brent with Yvonne de Carlo in “Slave Girl” (1947)

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