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Iron Eyes Cody From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Iron Eyes Cody From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Iron Eyes Cody

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Iron Eyes Cody
Cody (left) in 1947, in Glendale, California.
BornEspera Oscar de Corti
April 3, 1904
Kaplan, Louisiana, United States
DiedJanuary 4, 1999 (aged 94)
Los AngelesCalifornia, United States
Resting placeHollywood Forever Cemetery
Other namesThe Crying Indian
Years active1927–1987
Spouse(s)Bertha “Birdie” Parker
(m. 1936–1978; her death)
Wendy Foote
(m. 1992–1993)

Iron Eyes Cody (born Espera Oscar de Corti April 3, 1904 – January 4, 1999) was a Sicilian-American actor. He portrayed Native Americans in Hollywood films.[1] He also played an Indian shedding a tear about litter in one of the country’s most well-known television PSAs, “Keep America Beautiful“.[2] In 1996, Cody’s half-sister said that he was actually of Italian ancestry, but he denied it.[2][3]

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Cody was born Espera Oscar de Corti on April 3, 1904, in Kaplan in 

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