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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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 1999 Biography (TV Series documentary)
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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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Personal Quote:

(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 »

Trivia:

He appeared in 3 movies with Gene Tierney: Hudson's Bay (1941), Rings on Her Fingers (1942) and Heaven Can Wait (1943). See more »

Trademark:

Towering height and massive frame See more »

Nickname:

Sam

Star Sign:

Leo

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