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Cary Grant

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Cary Grant in 1941

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Cary Grant (born Archibald Alec Leach; January 18, 1904 November 29, 1986) was an English-born American actor, known as one of classic Hollywood's definitive leading men. He was 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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