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Stuart Gage Lancaster

Stuart Gage Lancaster

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  • Name Stuart Gage Lancaster 
    Born 30 Nov 1920  Evanston, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Military service Navy, World War II 
    Died 22 Dec 2000  Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Obituary from Variety, 29 December 2000:

      A memorial service for actor-director Stuart Lancaster, who performed in films such as "Edward Scissorhands" and who was a descendent of one of the original Ringling brothers, will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Colony Theater, 555 N. Third St. in Burbank. Lancaster, 80, died Dec. 22 in Los Angeles after a long illness.

      The grandson of Charles Ringling, one of five brothers to found the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus, Lancaster was born in Sarasota, Fla. He owned and operated the Palm Tree Theater in Sarasota during the 1950s.

      Moving to Los Angeles in 1962, Lancaster began a career in movies that would span 35 years and more than two dozen films, including "The Treat" (1998), "Batman Returns" (1992) and "Edward Scissorhands" (1990).

      Other film credits include "The Loch Ness Horror" (1989), "Goodbye, Norma Jean" (1976), "The Long Swift Sword of Siegfried" (1972) and "Born Losers" (1967).

      Lancaster also landed recurring roles on the television soaps "Peyton Place" and "The Young and the Restless," and guest starred on shows including "The Invaders," "The Fugitive" and "The Outer Limits."

      In addition to his appearances on the big and small screens, Lancaster continued his work in the theater as an actor and director, and was affiliated with the Colony Theater, the Richard Basehart Theater and the Theater Exchange, all in Los Angeles.

      He is survived by his wife, actress Ivy Bethune, and daughter, actress-dancer Zina Bethune.
    Person ID I16716  Bryan-Martin
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2011 

    Father Louis G. Lancaster,   b. cir 1892 
    Mother Hester Margaret Ringling,   b. 9 Aug 1893, Baraboo, Sauk County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1965, Chataqua, Chautauqua County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Family ID F6440  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Living 
    Children 
     1. Living
    Last Modified 17 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F10366  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Living 
    Last Modified 17 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F9980  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Living 
    Last Modified 17 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F10365  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 4 Betty Warren,   b. 6 Jan 1920, New York City, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1993, Albany, Albany County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 1949 
    Divorced May 1960  Manatee County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 17 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F9981  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 5 Living 
    Last Modified 17 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F9982  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 6 Ivy Bethune 
    Married 1971 
    Children 
     1. Living
    Last Modified 17 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F9983  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Nov 1920 - Evanston, Cook County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDivorced - May 1960 - Manatee County, Florida Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Dec 2000 - Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Hester Ringling with her sons, Charles and Stuart
    Hester Ringling with her sons, Charles and Stuart
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    Stuart Gage Lancaster