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Cary Grant (I) (1904–1986)


Once told by an interviewer, "Everybody would like to be Cary Grant", Grant is said to have replied, "So would I." Cary Grant was born Archibald Alexander Leach in Horfield, Bristol, England, to Elsie Maria (Kingdon) and Elias James Leach, who worked in a factory. His early years in Bristol would have been an ordinary lower-middle-class childhood, ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 16 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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 1957 The Pride and the Passion
Anthony
 1946 Notorious
Devlin
 1946 Without Reservations
Cary Grant (uncredited)
 1944 Road to Victory (Short)
Cary Grant (uncredited)
 1944 The Shining Future (Short)
Cary Grant
 1943 Mr. Lucky
Joe Adams / Joe Bascopolous
 1939 Gunga Din
Cutter
 1937 When You're in Love
Jimmy Hudson
 1936 Fashions in Love (Short)
 1936 Suzy
Andre Charville
 1935 The Last Outpost
Michael Andrews
 1935 Wings in the Dark
Ken Gordon
 1935 Enter Madame!
Gerald Fitzgerald
 1934 Ladies Should Listen
Julian De Lussac
 1934 Kiss and Make-Up
Dr. Maurice Lamar
 1934 Thirty Day Princess
Porter Madison III
 1933 Gambling Ship
Ace Corbin
 1933 The Eagle and the Hawk
Henry Crocker
 1933 The Woman Accused
Jeffrey Baxter
 1932 Hot Saturday
Romer Sheffield
 1932 Blonde Venus
Nick Townsend
 1932 Devil and the Deep
Lt. Jaeckel
 1932 Merrily We Go to Hell
Charlie Baxter / 'DeBrion' in play
 1932 Singapore Sue (Short)
First Sailor (uncredited)
 1932 Sinners in the Sun
Ridgeway
 1932 This Is the Night
Stephen Mathewson
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Stage: Appeared (as "Cary Lockwood"; billed as "Archie Leach") in "Nikki" on Broadway. Musical/comedy. Based on a book by John Monk Saunders. Staged by William B. Friedlander. Longacre Theatre (moved to George M. Cohan's Theatre on 19 Oct 1931 to close): 29 Sept 1931-31 Oct 1931 (39 performances). Cast included: Louis Jean Heydt, Fay ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Biographical Movies | 18 Print Biographies | 5 Portrayals | 16 Articles | 7 Pictorials | 9 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Mr. Cary Grant | Archibald Leach

Height:

6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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Personal Quote:

[1980] I have nothing against gays, I'm just not one myself. See more »

Trivia:

Turned down the role of James Bond in Dr. No (1962), believing himself to be too old at 58 to play the character. See more »

Trademark:

Mid-Atlantic accent See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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