James Mitchell

James Mitchell, who was a major interpreter of the work of Agnes de Mille and spent 30 years playing Palmer Cortlandt on the soap opera "All My Children," died Jan. 22, 2010. He had been suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease complicated by pneumonia. He was 89. Mr. Mitchell first made his mark as a dancer, learning his craft at the school of the famed teacher and choreographer, Lester Horton, and afterwards joining his company for four years.

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  • Also known as: Jimmy Mitchell
  • Born: Feb 29, 1920 in Sacramento, CA
  • Death: Jan 22, 2010 in Los Angeles, CA


Theatre World
1947 Theatre World Award Brigadoon Winner