Kent Taylor (May 11, 1907 – April 11, 1987) was an American actor.
Born Louis William Weiss in Nashua, Iowa, Taylor appeared in more than 110 films, the bulk of them B-movies in the 1930s and 1940s, although he also had roles in more prestigious studio releases, including I'm No Angel, Death Takes a Holiday, Payment on Demand, and Track the Man Down.
Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery in Los Angeles, California.
Along with Clark Gable, Kent Taylor served as the inspiration behind the name of Superman's alter-ego - Clark Kent.
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