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Joel Albert McCrea

Joel Albert McCrea

Male 1905 - 1990  (84 years)

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  • Name Joel Albert McCrea 
    Born 5 Nov 1905  South Pasadena, Los Angeles, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 Oct 1990  Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I101495  Whipple Descendants
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2009 

    Father Thomas Pleasants McCrea,   b. 1871, , , California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Louise "Lou" Dexter Whipple,   b. Feb 1872, San Francisco, San Francisco, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 14 Jul 1897  Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F18397  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Frances Dee,   b. 26 Nov 1909, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 2004, Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Married 20 Oct 1933  Rye, Westchester, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Joel Dee "Jody" McCrea,   b. 6 Sep 1934, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 2009, Roswell, Chaves, New Mexico Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     2. David McCrea
     3. Peter McCrea
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F42107  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Velma Marie Roberts Turner 
    Children 
    +1. Mona Leigh McCrea
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F42108  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Nov 1905 - South Pasadena, Los Angeles, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Oct 1933 - Rye, Westchester, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Oct 1990 - Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Joel McCrea and his daughter Mona Leigh McCrea
    Joel McCrea and his daughter Mona Leigh McCrea
    Actor Joel McCrea and daughter (musician/actor/artist) Mona Leigh McCrea

  • Notes 
    • !SOURCE: Email from Dennis R. McCrea to the Whipple Website, 23 Oct 2005: "Lou(ise) Dexter Whipple was the mother of movie actor Joel McCrea. His father was Thomas Pleasants McCrea who was born in 1871 in California. They were married Jul 14, 1897 in Los Angeles."

      !SOURCE: Information from www.imdb.com.

      !BIOGRAPHY: "One of the great stars of American Westerns, and a very popular leading man in non-Westerns as well." --www.imdb.com

      !SOURCE: Email from Lindsay Mead McCrea (undisclosed at example dot net) to the Whipple Website, 7 Mar 2008. Adds middle name.


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