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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Cagney, James Known as "Jimmy.” 1899-1986. American actor noted for his portrayals of tough, often maleficent characters in films such as Public Enemy (1931). He won an Academy Award for Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942).

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  • n. United States film actor known for his portrayals of tough characters (1899-1986)

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