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Karl Malden Obituary

Wednesday, July 1st, 2009


Oscar-winning actor Karl Malden dies at 97


Karl Malden


Malden starred in TV’s ‘The Streets of San Francisco’ and made famous the American Express catchphrase ‘Don’t leave home without it.’ He appeared in more than 50 films over his long career.


By Dennis McLellan
Los Angeles Times
July 1, 2009


Karl Malden, one of Hollywood’s strongest and most versatile supporting actors, who won an Oscar playing his Broadway-originated role as Mitch in “A Streetcar Named Desire,” died today. He was 97.


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