American actors died in Viral Infection

Here are 2 famous actors from United States of America died in Viral Infection:

Leon Schlesinger

Leon Schlesinger (May 20, 1884 Philadelphia-December 25, 1949 Los Angeles) was an American film producer, businessperson, television producer, animator, actor and usher.

He is best known for founding Leon Schlesinger Studios, which produced many classic cartoons, including Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies, which featured beloved characters such as Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, and Porky Pig. Schlesinger was a major figure in the animation industry during the Golden Age of Animation, working alongside legends such as Tex Avery, Chuck Jones, and Mel Blanc. He later ventured into live-action filmmaking and television production, co-founding and operating Pacific Title and Art Studio and later forming the television series Colonel Flack. Schlesinger was posthumously inducted into the Animation Hall of Fame in 1998.

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Alan Hale, Sr.

Alan Hale, Sr. (February 10, 1892 Washington, D.C.-January 22, 1950 Hollywood) a.k.a. Rufus Edward Mackahan, Rufus Alan MacKahan, Alan Hale, Alan Hale Sr., Alan Rufus MacKahan, Edward Mackahan Rufus or Allan Hale was an American actor, film director and inventor. He had three children, Alan Hale, Jr., Jeanne Hale and Karen Hale.

Alan Hale, Sr. began his acting career on Broadway and later moved to Hollywood in 1915 where he made over 200 films. He became known for his roles in films such as "The Sea Hawk", "It Happened One Night", and "Robin Hood". In addition to his acting career, Hale was also a director and worked on several films including "The Man in the Iron Mask" and "Wild Boys of the Road".

Hale was also an inventor and held several patents for items such as a fishing reel and a collapsible toothbrush. He was known for his love of fishing, and even had a fishing boat named after him - the "Alan Hale, Jr.".

Hale passed away in 1950 at the age of 57, leaving behind a legacy as a beloved character actor and a talented inventor.

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