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Van Heflin

Van Heflin
from the trailer for
Grand Central Murder (1942)
Personal information
Birth nameEmmett Evan Heflin, Jr.
Birth dateDecember 13, 1910
Place of birthWalters, Oklahoma, U.S.
Date of deathJuly 23, 1971(age 60)
Death placeHollywood, California, U.S.
SpouseEleanor Scherr (aka Eleanor Shaw)
Frances E. Neal (1942 - 67; 3 children)

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Emmett Evan "Van" Heflin, Jr. (December 13, 1910 - July 23, 1971) was an American film and theatre actor. He played mostly character parts over the course of his film career, but during the 1940s had a string of roles as a leading man. He won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Johnny Eager (1942).

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