Date of Birth: 10 December, 1886
Date of Death: 7 November, 1959 (Aged: 72)
Height: 190 cm (6 ft 3)
Weight: Unknown, but approximately 90 kg (198 pounds)
Eye Color: Unknown
Hair Color: Brown
Victor Mclaglen used to be a unique personality. He was tall (190 cm) and has athletic build. Victor Mclaglen used to be impressively strong, his stature was perfect and it seemed that he consisted of bones and muscles only. His great shape is a result of his great genes and persistent work.
Mclaglen became internationally popular as a boxer and then film actor. He participated in First World War and is considered as its veteran. For his movie “The Informer” Victor Mclaglen has got an Oscar.
It is hard to tell now, where the star was born. Some sources tell, he came from Kent, the others think, he was born in London. In any case the guy spent his early years in South Africa, where his father was sent for work. Victor Mclaglen grew up in a big family. He had 9 siblings and many of them became actors too.
Victor Mclaglen was physically active in his teens; he was much stronger than his peers. He came to England at the age of 14 and tried to enter the army, but his early age was discovered and Victor was sent back home.
Then he moved to Canada and then started career of a boxer there. He took part in a number of fights on the ring and won many of them, including the fight against Jack Johnson, a heavyweight champion.
In 1918 the strong young man served in the British Army. After participating in World War I Victor settled in England and started his acting career. Soon he moved to USA.
Victor Mclaglen’s great physical shape made him popular in Hollywood. He was casted to many American movies, where he mostly played Irish men, so his nationality was mistakenly considered as Irish for many years.
Victor Mclaglen starred in a number of great films like “The Captain Hates the Sea”, “Under Two Flags”, “Around the World in 80 Days” and many others.
Of course, Victor Mclaglen worked out a lot to look so ripped. The great sports enthusiast, he had spent $40, 000 to build a stadium in the suburb of Los Angeles.
Victor was married three times and gave a birth to 2 children with his first wife, Enid Lamont. His son became a famous film producer.
Victor Mclaglen spent his last years with a socialite Margaret Pumphrey, his third wife. He died at the age of 72 because of heart attack.
Victor Mclaglen till now remains one of the best Hollywood actors and a legendary athlete.