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7 Mormons with Stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame


2. Dean Jagger

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Dean Jagger in the movie trailer for Dangerous Number

Dean Jagger made his film debut in 1929. But until he starred in Brigham Young in 1940, he was a little-known actor. He went on to star in Twelve O'Clock High (1949), for which he won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, as well as White Christmas (1954).

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Jagger joined the Church when he was in his late 60s after marrying Etta Mae Norton, who was a Mormon. He appeared in nearly 100 films and was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1960.

Fun Fact:

For the making of Brigham Young, Twentieth Century Fox consulted with Church historians and leaders, including President Heber J. Grant.