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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).
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(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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(ˈkæg ni)

James, 1899–1986, U.S. film actor.
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