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Cary Grant in 1941

Source: Wikipedia

Cary Grant (born Archibald Alec Leach; January 18, 1904 November 29, 1986) was an English-born American actor, who was one of classic Hollywood's definitive leading men. He is known for his transatlantic accent, debonair demeanor, light-hearted approach to acting, and sense of comic timing.

Fact file

  • Born: Archibald Alexander Leach January 18, 1904 Horfield, Bristol, England, UK
  • Died: November 29, 1986 (aged 82) Davenport, Iowa, US
  • Cause of death: Cerebral hemorrhage
  • Other names: Archie Leach
  • Education: Bishop Road Primary School Fairfield Grammar School
  • Occupation: Actor
  • Years active: 1922–1966
  • Spouse(s): Virginia Cherrill (m. 1934; div. 1935) Barbara Hutton (m. 1942; div. 1945) Betsy Drake (m. 1949; div. 1962) Dyan Cannon (m. 1965; div. 1968) Barbara Harris (m. 1981–86)
  • Partner(s): Maureen Donaldson (1973–1977)
  • Children: Jennifer Grant (born 1966)
  • Awards: Academy Honorary Award (1970) For his unique mastery of the art of screen acting with the respect and affection of his colleagues. Kennedy Center Honors (1981)

Read more about Cary Grant at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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He Said, She Said, We Said, You Said
NY Times Movies, 2020-04-08 23:46:02
On Day Infinity of the lockdown, our critics and readers watched Cary Grant and Rosalind Russell fast-talk through “His Girl Friday.” Here’s what happened.

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Variety, 2020-02-04 06:25:47
Some movie stars level a kind of divinity that transcends personal preference — woe betide the dissenter who openly finds Audrey Hepburn cloying, or Cary Grant less than charming. That Bruce Lee had long ascended to that level of iron-clad cool was underlined by the biggest popular quibble with “Once ...

Cary Grant and Katharine Hepburn make for a perfect 'Holiday'
LA Times Entertainme, 2020-01-09 20:10:45
Cary Grant and Katharine Hepburn made four romantic comedies together. 'Holiday' is the best.

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