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 (kăg′nē), James Known as "Jimmy." 1899-1986.
American actor noted for his portrayals of tough, often maleficent characters in films such as The Public Enemy (1931). He won an Academy Award for Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942).


(Biography) James. 1899–1986, US film actor, esp in gangster roles; his films include The Public Enemy (1931), Angels with Dirty Faces (1938), The Roaring Twenties (1939), and Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942) for which he won an Oscar


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James, 1899–1986, U.S. film actor.
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