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Laird Cregar (1914–1944)


Seemingly suave, cultivated actor by nature, definitely huge in both talent and girth, and capable of playing much older than he was, Hollywood of the early '40s tragically lost Laird Cregar before it could fully comprehend on how to best utilize his obvious gifts. He was born Samuel Laird Cregar in a well-to-do section of Philadelphia, eventually... See full bio »

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Known For

This Gun for Hire
This Gun for Hire Willard Gates
(1942)
Heaven Can Wait
Heaven Can Wait His Excellency
(1943)
The Black Swan
The Black Swan Capt. Henry Morgan
(1942)
Hangover Square
Hangover Square George Harvey Bone
(1945)

Filmography

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Personal Details

Other Works:

Radio: Appeared (as "Willard Gates") in a "Lux Radio Theatre" broadcast of "This Gun for Hire". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 2 Articles | See more »

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Personal Quote:

(1940s interview) I signed with 20th Century Fox because at that time there was only one other character man, John Carradine, under contract, and, of course, we two couldn't ever vie for roles. See more »

Trivia:

His funeral eulogy was delivered by Vincent Price. See more »

Trademark:

Some of the most memorable screen villains of the Golden Age of Hollywood See more »

Nickname:

Sam

Star Sign:

Leo

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