Dark-haired, boyishly handsome James Corner's acting career on stage and film lasted but a few years before he was killed serving his country in WWII. Born James Walker Corner to an upper class family in Platteville, Wisconsin on April 30, 1915, he was the son of Douglas Corner, a machinery executive, and May Walker Corner, a socialite. The family moved to Joplin, Missouri when he was but an infant. An interest in acting was sparked while a college student and attending Stanford University in Southern California. He appeared in such local/school plays as "Yellow Jack" (1935), "Paths of Glory," "Three Sheets to the Wind," "Roadside," "1936 Big Game Gaieties," "this Side Idolatry" and "Lady Precious Stream" all in 1936. Following graduation he returned East and performed in stock in the Connecticut area. Discovered by producer/director George Abbott, James earned a role in the London company of the hit comedy "Room Service," then returned to the States and built up his reputation with r
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James Corner was born in Platteville, Wisconsin, USA