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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." His early years in Bristol, England, would have been an ordinary lower-middle-class childhood except for one extraordinary event. At age nine, he came home from school one day and was told his mother had gone off to a seaside resort. ... See full bio »

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

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 1964 Father Goose
Walter
 1960 The Grass Is Greener
Victor Rhyall, Earl
 1957 Kiss Them for Me
Cmdr. Andy Crewson
 1953 Dream Wife
Clemson Reade
 1951 People Will Talk
Dr. Noah Praetorius
 1948 Every Girl Should Be Married
Dr. Madison Brown
 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
 1942 Once Upon a Honeymoon
Patrick 'Pat' O'Toole
 1942 The Talk of the Town
Leopold Dilg
 1940 The Howards of Virginia
Matt Howard
 1939 Gunga Din
Cutter
 1937 The Toast of New York
Nick Boyd
 1936 Wedding Present
Charlie Mason
 1936 Fashions in Love (Short)
 1936 Suzy
Andre Charville
 1935 Wings in the Dark
Ken Gordon
 1935 Enter Madame!
Gerald Fitzgerald
 1934 Born to Be Bad
Malcolm Trevor
 1934 Thirty Day Princess
Porter Madison III
 1933 The Eagle and the Hawk
Henry Crocker
 1933 The Woman Accused
Jeffrey Baxter
 1933 She Done Him Wrong
Captain Cummings
 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 Play: Better Times. Music by Raymond Hubbell. Book by R.H. Burnside. Lyrics by R.H. Burnside. Musical Director: A.J. Garing. Music orchestrated by Frank Saddler, Hilding Anderson and Charles F. Miller. Choreographed by William Holbrook and Mademoiselle Mantova. Directed by R.H. Burnside. Hippodrome Theatre: 2 Sep 1922- 28 Apr 1923 (... See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Biographical Movies | 18 Print Biographies | 5 Portrayals | 14 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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There is no doubt I am aging. My format of comedy is still the same as ever. I gravitate toward scripts that put me in an untenable position. Then the rest of the picture is spent in trying to squirm out of it. Naturally, I always get the girl in the end. It may appear old-fashioned. There seems to be a trend toward satirical comedy, like The Apartment (1960). Perhaps it is because young writers ... See more »

Trivia:

Eagerly sought the role of Midshipman Roger Byam in Mutiny on the Bounty (1935), but the part went to Franchot Tone instead. See more »

Trademark:

Often played a handsome bachelor See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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