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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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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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[from one of his final interviews] I have a feeling the studio is almost beginning to consider me an actor now, instead of a type. See more »

Trivia:

Was an usher at Grauman's Chinese Theater in 1937. See more »

Trademark:

Towering height and massive frame See more »

Nickname:

Sam

Star Sign:

Leo

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