Clinton Sundberg

1903 - 1987

Soft-spoken small-part actor Clinton Sundberg was a minor player on the MGM payroll during the late 40s and 50s. A one-time teacher who turned his focus to character acting, his rather meek countenance and light, raspy tenor tones befitted a comfortable niche playing courteous servile types in mostly sentimental tales. As various desk clerks, waiters and menservants (and maybe a couple of out-of-character villains), he seemed to back up a large roster of MGM's biggest stars in musicals (he himself didn't sing) including June Allyson in Good News (1947), Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers in The Barkleys of Broadway (1949) and Betty Hutton in Annie Get Your Gun (1950), to name a few. Of these, he may be best remembered as Judy Garland's benevolent bartender in Easter Parade (1948). Other more prominent parts came as a snippy butler in The Girl Next Door (1953) and private eye J. Scott Smart's "Man Friday" in the Universal mystery programmer The Fat Man (1951). A Broadway veteran, Sundberg's

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