Van Heflin bio

Birth Name: Emmett Evan Heflin Jr.

Occupation: Movie Actor

Place Of Birth: OK

Date Of Birth: December 13, 1910

Date Of Death: July 23, 1971

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Van Heflin was born on the 13th of December, 1910. He was popular for being a Movie Actor. Hollywood’s leading man who played con-artists in The Prowler and 3:10 to Yuma. He won the 1943 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Johnny Eager.

Van Heflin was born in OK. After graduating high school he spent several years serving on board merchant ships at sea and studied law at the University of Oklahoma. After a fairly successful Broadway debut and a further three years at sea, he launched his acting career on Broadway alongside Katharine Hepburn .

Van Heflin was a Sagittarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Van Heflin was born in 1910s. The 1910s represented the culmination of European militarism. Discover what happened on this day.

Emmett Evan Heflin Jr. is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Van’s Emmett Evan Heflin Jr. attended University of Oklahoma.


Van Heflin’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Van Heflin’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Van Heflin kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Van Heflin was born in the Year of the Dog.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Emmett Evan Heflin Jr.
BIRTH SIGN: Sagittarius
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Van Heflin was a Sagittarius. People of this zodiac sign like freedom, travel, philosophy, being outdoors and dislike clingy people, constrained, off-the-wall theories. The strengths of this sign are being generous, idealistic, sense of humor, while weaknesses can be to promise more than can deliver, impatient and say anything no matter how undiplomatic. The greatest overall compatibility with Sagittarius is Gemini and Aries.

Chinese Zodiac: Van Heflin was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are fiercely loyal and can always keep a secret. They're not afraid of the hardships in life, but they also tend to worry too much sometimes.

Ruling Planet: Van Heflin had a ruling planet of Jupiter and has a ruling planet of Jupiter and by astrological associations Thursday is ruled by Jupiter. This planet represents abundance, prosperity and the principle of expansion. People who are born with Jupirer as the ruling planet are optimistic and have a big appetite for life.

Van Heflin’s birth sign is Sagittarius and he had a ruling planet of Jupiter.

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