George Raft

(1895–1980)

George Raft

Anecdote...

George Raft acquired and disposed of about ten million dollars in the course of his career. “Part of the loot went for gambling,” he later explained, “part for horses, and part for women. The rest I spent foolishly.”

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Biographical Note: 

George Raft was a U.S. film actor, famous for his sinister roles in gangster movies. Before becoming a movie star, he was a nightclub dancer and athlete.