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Victor Jory Height, Weight, Age, Spouse, Children

Victor Jory Quick Info
Height 6 ft 1½ in
Weight 77 kg
Date of Birth November 23, 1902
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Date of Death February 12, 1982

Victor Jory was a Canadian actor, theatre artist, narrator, and writer who is known for playing Oberon – King of the Fairies in the romantic comedy fantasy film A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Duc Armand d’Aiguillon in the historical film Madame Du Barry, Police Lt. Howard Finucane/Det. Lt. Howard Finucane in the television crime drama series Manhunt, Jonas Wilkerson – Field Overseer in the epic historical romance film Gone with the Wind, Judge Roy Bean in the Western film A Time for Dying, and Ike Clanton in the Western film Tombstone, the Town Too Tough to Die. His film credits also include The Pride of the Legion, Handle with Care, Second Hand Wife, Trick for Trick, I Loved You Wednesday, Charlie Chan in Rio, The Devil’s in Love, My Woman, I Believed in You, Murder in Trinidad, He Was Her Man, Mills of the GodsWhite LiesParty WireStreamline Express, The Light of Western StarsThe Lone Wolf Meets a LadyGirl from HavanaThe Green ArcherHoppy Serves a Writ, Power of the Press, Lady with Red HairGive Us WingsWide Open Town, Riders of the Timberline, Secrets of the Lone Wolf, The Stork Pays Off, Shut My Big Mouth, The Unknown Guest, The Loves of CarmenFighting Man of the Plains, South of St. Louis, Son of Ali BabaValley of the KingsThe Man Who Turned to Stone, Cheyenne Autumn, and The Mountain Men.

Born Name

Victor Edwin Jory

Nick Name

Victor

Victor Jory as seen in a promotional picture in 1962
Victor Jory as seen in a promotional picture in 1962 (Studio Publicity / eBay / Public Domain)

Age

He was born on November 23, 1902.

Died

On February 12, 1982, Victor Jory died from a heart attack at the age of 79 in Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, California, United States.

Sun Sign

Sagittarius

Born Place

Dawson City, Yukon, Canada

Nationality

Canadian

 

Education

Victor Jory trained at Martha Oatman School of the Theater in Los Angeles, California.

Occupation

Actor, Theatre Artist, Writer, Narrator

Family

  • Others – Miranda Jory (Granddaughter), Jessica Jean Jory (Granddaughter), Victor Patrick Jory (Grandson)

Build

Slim

Victor Jory as seen as Oberon in an outtake from the film 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' (1935)
Victor Jory as seen as Oberon in an outtake from the film ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ (1935) (Warner Brothers “Break Downs” and “Blow Ups” 1936-1947 (1936) / archive.org / Public Domain)

Height

6 ft 1½ in or 186.5 cm

Weight

77 kg or 169.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Victor Jory dated –

  1. Jean Inness (1928-1978) – He tied the knot with actor and stage artist Jean Inness in the year 1928 and they remained together until her death on December 27, 1978. Together, the couple had 2 children – a son named Jon Jory (b. June 1, 1937) and a daughter named Jean Jory (November 14, 1930 – July 10, 2023). Their son served as the head of the Actors Theater of Louisville, Kentucky for 31 years and helped it become one of America’s most respected regional theater companies. Jon later became a professor of drama at the University of Washington in Seattle. Their daughter, Jean, served as a public relations director of the theater department at Utah State University in Logan.

Race / Ethnicity

White

Hair Color

Salt and Pepper

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Tall height

Victor Jory as seen at the National Film Society convention in 1979
Victor Jory as seen at the National Film Society convention in 1979 (Alan Light / Flickr / CC BY 2.0 DEED)

Victor Jory Facts

  1. He served in the military and was the boxing and wrestling champion of the U.S. Coast Guard.
  2. He made his first film appearance as Officer Belonge in the 1930 pre-code film Renegades, starring Warner Baxter, Myrna Loy, and Noah Beery. However, Victor’s role went uncredited.
  3. Along with Tommy Kelly, Jackie Moran, May Robson, Ann Gillis, and Walter Brennan, Victor Jory co-starred as Injun Joe in the drama film The Adventures of Tom Sawyer in 1938.
  4. He narrated the 1947 animated short film Tubby the Tuba and it was inducted into the National Recording Registry in 2005.
  5. From 1959 to 1961, Victor Jory co-starred as Police Lt. Howard Finucane/Det. Lt. Howard Finucane in the syndicated half-hour television crime drama series Manhunt.
  6. Victor Jory received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his contribution to the motion-picture industry in 1960.
  7. In 1980, he made his last film appearance as Iron Belly in the Western adventure film The Mountain Men.

Featured Image by Studio Publicity / eBay / Public Domain

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