George Raft

George Raft

American actor
George Raft was an American film actor and dancer identified with portrayals of gangsters in crime melodramas of the 1930s and 1940s.Wikipedia
BornSeptember 26, 1895
HometownNew York City, U.S.
Net worth$1 million
Height5'7" (1.70m)
SpouseGrace Mulrooney
ParentsConrad Ranft, Eva Glockner

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‘I love England – that’s what hurts so much’: why movie mobster George Raft was banned from the UK

  • Many Hollywood stars visited the UK during the post-war years, but only one was barred from ever coming back. George Raft, one of the archetypal movie gangsters of the 1930s and the menacing Spats Columbo in the classic comedy Some Like It Hot, found himself unexpectedly banned from these shores in 1967, not long after he had been cast in what was effectively his real life dream role.