Eric Linden was a leading man in 1930s Hollywood films and appeared in more than 30 movies.
He played a bit part in the 1939 classic "Gone With the Wind" and had larger parts in such movies as 1931's "Are These Our Children?" (playing a young man on a downward path) and 1935's "Ah, Wilderness!"
Linden was born in New York City in 1909 to parents of Swedish descent. He had started his career as a stage actor in New York.