Gabriel Dell (October 8, 1919 – July 3, 1988) was an American actor
and one of the members of what came to be known as the Dead End Kids,
then later the
East Side Kids
East Side Kids and finally The Bowery Boys.
1 Acting career
4 External links
Born Gabriel Marcel Dell Vecchio in New York City, Dell almost made
his stage debut a few years before Dead End when he and his sister
were slated for roles in
The Good Earth
The Good Earth with
Alla Nazimova and Claude
Rains. Dell served in the
United States Merchant Marine during World
War II. He appeared in numerous films as a Dead End Kid/East Side
Kid/Bowery Boy. In the 1944
East Side Kids
East Side Kids film Million Dollar Kid,
Dell actually appeared as a criminal villain, pit against the boys,
who gets brought to justice in the end.
His other non-Dead End Kids/Bowery Boys films included The 300 Year
Weekend (1971), Who Is Harry Kellerman and Why Is He Saying Those
Terrible Things About Me? (1971), Earthquake (1974), and Framed
(1975). He also appeared in The Manchu Eagle Murder Caper Mystery
The Escape Artist (1982), both of which featured fellow
Bowery Boy star Huntz Hall.
Dell died in
North Hollywood of leukemia in 1988 at age 68.
^ Bennetts, Leslie (July 7, 1988). "Gabriel Dell, 68, a Dead End Kid
On Broadway and in Many Films". The New York Times.
^ Fisher, James (2011). Historical Dictionary of Contemporary American
Theater: 1930-2010. Scarecrow Press. ISBN 9780810879508.
Retrieved 28 June 2017.
Gabriel Dell on IMDb
Gabriel Dell at the Internet Broadway Database
Gabriel Dell at the Internet Off-Broadway Database
Gabriel Dell at Find a Grave
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