American actors died in Mid-air collision

Here are 1 famous actors from United States of America died in Mid-air collision:

Phillips Holmes

Phillips Holmes (July 22, 1907 Grand Rapids-August 12, 1942 Ontario) otherwise known as Phillips R. Holmes was an American actor.

Holmes began his acting career on Broadway in the 1920s and made his film debut in 1928. He appeared in over 70 films throughout his career, including "An American Tragedy" (1931), "Dangerous" (1935), and "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" (1938). He was also known for his performances in the pre-Code films "Girl Missing" (1933) and "The Story of Temple Drake" (1933).

Holmes was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his performance in the film "The Criminal Code" (1931). He also served in the United States Army Air Forces during World War II.

Tragically, Holmes died in a plane crash on August 12, 1942, while serving in the military. He was just 35 years old at the time of his passing.

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