Dick Purcell

The late Dick Purcell potrayed Grant Gardner/Captain America in the 1944 serial Captain America.

Tragically, Purcell's most famous role was also his last. The filming took a toll on his heart. A few weeks after filming the Captain America serial wrapped, he died on April 10, 1944 after playing a round of golf at a country club.

Significant Roles

Was a "B" player for Warner Brothers in the 1930s and often played rugged "muscle" type characters.


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