Date of Birth:
9 April 1921
Merrill Connally played in 1 movies in the Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi genres.
Merrill Connally got succeed with average imdb rating 7.8.
Brother of Texas governor John Connally; brother-in-law of Nellie Connally.
During the filming of Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977), he was known on the roll-call sheets as "The American Eagle" because of his shock of white hair and his authoritarian demeanor. In fact, director 'Steven Spielberg (I)' was so impressed with the way he spoke that he kept taking lines of dialogue from other actors to give to him.
Buried at Fairview Cemetery, Fairview, Texas, USA.
Was a delegate to the 1956 Democratic National Convention in Chicago.
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