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Laird Cregar (1913–1944)

Seemingly suave, cultivated actor by nature, definitely huge in both talent and girth, and capable of playing much older than he was, Hollywood tragically lost Laird Cregar of early 40s films 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, ... See full bio »

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Played a comic butler in Lee Shippey's "The Great American Family" at the Pasadena Playhouse See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 2 Articles | See more »

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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(In an interview after the release of "The Lodger) Lots of people get a great kick out of evil efficiently wrought, and they write in and pat me on the back. Then, too, there are the righteous people who think I'm actually the kind of person I portray on the screen, and who enumerate the various ways in which they would like to eliminate me. The only ones I really like are the letters from the ... See more »

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Attended fashionable Episcople Academy just outside Philadelphia, where he became active in dramatics. See more »

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Scene-stealing performances as extremely unconventional characters See more »

Nickname:

Sam

Star Sign:

Leo

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