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Laird Cregar (1916–1944)

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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Los Angeles staging of Leslie and Sewell-Stokes' "Oscar Wilde" by director Arthur Ripley and Cregar with the actor in the title role See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 2 Articles | See more »

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Personal Quote:

(In a 1940s press release about his introduction to the theater as a page boy at Stratford-on-Avon) I never wanted to be anything but an actor after that. There have been times, though, when I've wished my ambition wasn't so firmly fixed. See more »

Trivia:

Interred at Forest Lawn, Glendale, California, USA, in the Eventide section, lot #37. See more »

Trademark:

Towering height and massive frame See more »

Nickname:

Sam

Star Sign:

Leo

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