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Ricou Ren Browning was born on February 16, 1930, in Fort Pierce, Florida. He was best known for his underwater stunt work, especially in the 1954 film Creature from the Black Lagoon, in which he portrayed the titular Gill-man during the film’s underwater scenes. Browning said that he could hold his breath for minutes underwater, making him especially adept at the swimming part. Other actors played the Gill Man on land.