Appeared in "Maggie the Magnificent" on Broadway. With Joan Blondell
, Cort Theatre, NYC, 32 performances.
5 Biographical Movies |
9 Print Biographies |
4 Portrayals |
1 Interview |
20 Articles |
2 Pictorials |
3 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 6½" (1.69 m)
Did You Know?
[about his most famous misquoted line] I never actually said, "Nnng-you dirty ra-at!" What I actually said was [imitating Cary Grant
] "Judy! Judy! Judy!"
Originally a very left-wing Democrat activist during the 1930s, Cagney later switched his viewpoint and became progressively more conservative with age. He supported his friend Ronald Reagan
's campaigns for the Governorship of California in 1966 and 1970, as well as his Presidential campaigns in 1980 and 1984. President Reagan delivered the eulogy at Cagney's funeral in 1986.
Famous for his gangster roles he played in the 1930s and 1940s (which made his only Oscar win as the musical composer/dancer/actor George M.Cohan most ironic).