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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 Born to Be Bad
Malcolm Trevor
 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 "Anzac") in "Golden Dawn" on Broadway. Musical/drama. Music by 'Emmerich Kalman' and 'Herbert P. Stothart' (also Musical Director). Book / lyrics by Otto A. Harbach and Oscar Hammerstein II. Associate Musical Dir.: 'Mario Agnolucci' (QV). Choreographed by David Bennett. Scenic Design by Joseph Urban. Directed by ... See more »

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4 Biographical Movies | 18 Print Biographies | 5 Portrayals | 15 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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My screen persona is a combination of Jack Buchanan, Noel Coward and Rex Harrison. I pretended to be somebody I wanted to be, and, finally, I became that person. Or he became me. See more »

Trivia:

Became a father for the 1st time at age of 62 when his 4th wife Dyan Cannon gave birth to their daughter Jennifer Diane Grant (aka Jennifer Grant) on February 26, 1966. See more »

Trademark:

Roles in romantic comedies See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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