George Raft

American actor

George Raft (born George Ranft; September 26, 1901November 24, 1980) was an American film actor and dancer.

George Raft in the 1933 film Midnight Club


  • Part of the loot went for gambling, part for horses, and part for women. The rest I spent foolishly.
    • George Raft explaining how he spent a $10 million fortune.
    • Quoted in Mardy Grothe, Viva la repartee: clever comebacks and witty retorts from history's great wits and wordsmiths (2005), page 83 [1]
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