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Cary Grant

Writer / Film Producer / Businessperson / Comedian / Actor | * 01/18/1904 († 82, 11/29/1986) | Horfield, Bristol, England (United Kingdom (UK))
Cary Grant (born Archibald Alec Leach; January 18, 1904 – November 29, 1986) was an English-American actor. He was known for his Mid-Atlantic accent, debonair demeanor, lighthearted approach to acting, and sense of comedic timing. He was one of classic Hollywood's definitive leading men. He was nominated twice for the Academy Award, received an Academy Honorary Award in 1970, and received the Kennedy Center Honor in 1981. He was named the second greatest male star of the Golden Age of Hollywood by the American Film Institute in 1999. Grant was born into an impoverished family in Bristol, where he had an unhappy childhood marked by the absence of his mother and his father's alcoholism. He became attracted to theatre at a young age when he visited the Bristol Hippodrome. At 16, he went as a stage performer with the Pender Troupe for a tour of the US. After a series of successful performances in New York City, he decided to stay there. He established a name for himself in vaudeville in the 1920s and toured the United States before moving to Hollywood in the early 1930s. Grant initially appeared in crime films and dramas, such as Blonde Venus (1932) and ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Romance / Love | Documentaries

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Awards & Nominations for Cary Grant

Academy Honorary Award David di Donatello for Best Foreign Actor Kennedy Center Honors Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame 2x Academy Award for Best Actor
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Movies with Cary Grant as Actor(135)

as (in "His Girl Friday")(archive footage)2023 The Paper Copy
as himself2019 Hitchcock Confidential
as Self (archive footage)2019 Sophia Loren, une destinée particulière
as Self (archive footage)2017 Becoming Cary Grant
as Self (archive footage)2015 Leslie Howard: The Man Who Gave a Damn
as Self (archive footage)2015 Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words
as Self (archive footage)2014 And the Oscar Goes To...
as Himself (archive footage)2010 Metropolis Refound
as Self (archive footage)2010 Smash His Camera
as Self (archive footage)2009 Once Upon a Time... 'Notorious'
as Self (archive footage)2009 North by Northwest: One for the Ages
as Self (archive footage)2009 1939: Hollywood's Greatest Year
as Himself (archive footage)2007 Hippies
as Self (archive footage)2006 On Assignment: 'His Girl Friday'
as Self (archive footage)2004 Cary Grant: A Class Apart
as Self (archive footage)2004 Before the Fact: Suspicious Hitchcock
as Self (archive footage)2003 Complicated Women
as (archive footage)2002 Edith Head: The Paramount Years
as Self - Archive Footage2002 Writing And Casting To Catch A Thief
as Self (archive footage)1999 Hitchcock, Selznick and the End of Hollywood
as Self (archive footage)1997 The Silver Screen: Color Me Lavender
as Self (archive footage)1997 Frank Capra's American Dream
as Self (archive footage)1996 Ingrid Bergman Remembered
as (archive footage)1990 Myrna Loy: So Nice to Come Home To
as Self (archive footage)1990 Marilyn: Something's Got to Give
as Self (archive footage)1990 You're the Top: The Cole Porter Story
as (archive footage)1982 Showbiz Goes to War
as Self (archive footage)1982 Oops, Those Hollywood Bloopers!
as (in "Suspicion") (archive footage)1982 Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid
as (archive footage)1976 That's Entertainment, Part II
as Self (archive footage)1976 It's Showtime
as Self (archive footage)1975 Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?
as (archive footage)1974 That's Entertainment!
as Sir William Rutland1966 Walk Don't Run
as Self (archive footage)1965 Hollywood My Home Town
as (archive footage)1965 The Love Goddesses
as Walter Christopher Eckland1964 Father Goose
as Peter Joshua1963 Charade
as Philip Shayne1962 That Touch of Mink
as Victor Rhyall1960 The Grass Is Greener
as Lieutenant Commander Matt Sherman1959 Operation Petticoat
as Roger O. Thornhill1959 North by Northwest
as Tom Winters1958 Houseboat
as Philip Adams1958 Indiscreet
as Nickie Ferrante1957 An Affair to Remember
as Cmdr. Andrew " Andy" Crewson1957 Kiss Them for Me
as John Robie1955 To Catch a Thief
as Clemson Reade1953 Dream Wife
as Barnaby Fulton1952 Monkey Business
as George "Poppy" Rose1952 Room for One More
as Dr. Noah Praetorius1951 People Will Talk
as Dr. Eugene Norland Ferguson1950 Crisis
as Capt. Henri Rochard1949 I Was a Male War Bride
as Dr. Madison W. Brown1948 Every Girl Should Be Married
as himself1947 Blow-Ups of 1947
as Richard Nugent1947 The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer
as Dudley1947 The Bishop's Wife
as Cary Grant (uncredited)1946 Without Reservations
as himself1946 Without Reservations
as T.R. Devlin1946 Notorious
as Cole Porter1946 Night and Day
as Mortimer Brewster1944 Arsenic and Old Lace
as himself1944 The Shining Future
as Ernie Mott1944 None But the Lonely Heart
as Jerry Flynn1944 Once Upon a Time
as Captain Cassidy1943 Destination Tokyo
as Joe Adams1943 Mr. Lucky
as Patrick O'Toole1942 Once Upon a Honeymoon
as Leopold Dilg - Joseph1942 The Talk of the Town
as himself1942 Breakdowns of 1942
as John D. 'Johnnie' Aysgarth1941 Suspicion
as Roger Adams1941 Penny Serenade
as Walter Burns1940 His Girl Friday
as Matt Howard1940 The Howards of Virginia
as Nick Arden1940 My Favorite Wife
as C.K. Dexter Haven1940 The Philadelphia Story
as Archibald Cutter1939 Gunga Din
as Geoff Carter1939 Only Angels Have Wings
as Alec Walker1939 In Name Only
as Johnny Case1938 Holiday
as David Huxley1938 Bringing Up Baby
as George Kerby (archive footage)1938 Topper Takes a Trip
as Jerry Warriner1937 The Awful Truth
as George Kerby1937 Topper
as Nick Boyd1937 The Toast of New York
as Jimmy Hudson1937 When You're in Love
as Charlie Mason1936 Wedding Present
as Detective Sergeant Danny Barr1936 Big Brown Eyes
as Andre1936 Suzy
as Michael Andrews1935 The Last Outpost
as Ken Gordon1935 Wings in the Dark
as Jimmy Monkley1935 Sylvia Scarlett
as Gerald Fitzgerald1935 Enter Madame
as Dr. Maurice Lamar1934 Kiss and Make-Up
as Malcolm Trevor1934 Born to Be Bad
as Porter Madison III1934 Thirty Day Princess
as Julian De Lussac1934 Ladies Should Listen
as Jeffrey Baxter1933 The Woman Accused
as Mock Turtle1933 Alice in Wonderland
as Captain Cummings1933 She Done Him Wrong
as Jack Clayton1933 I'm No Angel
as Ace Corbin1933 Gambling Ship
as Henry Crocker1933 The Eagle and the Hawk
as Nick Townsend1932 Blonde Venus
as Lieutenant B.F. Pinkerton1932 Madame Butterfly
as Ridgeway1932 Sinners in the Sun
as Charlie Baxter1932 Merrily We Go to Hell
as Lt. Jaeckel1932 Devil and the Deep
as First Sailor1932 Singapore Sue
as Stephen Mathewson1932 This Is the Night
as Romer Sheffield1932 Hot Saturday

TV Shows/Series with Cary Grant as Actor(4)

as himself1971 V.I.P. Schaukel
as Self (archive footage)1948 The Ed Sullivan Show

Movies with Cary Grant as Crew(2)

Production/Executive Producer1960 The Grass Is Greener
Crew/Thanks1938 Topper Takes a Trip

Born: Monday, 01/18 1904 (January) in Horfield, Bristol, England (United Kingdom (UK))
Died: Saturday, 11/29 1986 (November) in Davenport (aged: 82)
Zodiac sign: Capricorn (Chinese zodiac sign: Dragon)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: Bishop Road Primary School, Fairfield Grammar School, Fairfield High School
Spouses (current/former): Virginia Cherrill, Barbara Hutton, Betsy Drake, Dyan Cannon, Barbara Harris
Children: Jennifer Grant
Father: Elias James Leach
Mother: Elsie Kingdom
Other names for Cary Grant (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Кэри Грант"
"Archibald Alec Leach"
"Archibald Leach"
"Archibald Alexander Leach"
"Кері Ґрант"
"卡莱葛伦"
Cary Grant frequently works together with these people:
Alfred Hitchcock (21x, Crew)
Clark Gable (17x, Actor)
James Stewart (16x, Actor)
Bette Davis (15x, Actress)
Bess Flowers (15x, Actress)
Gary Cooper (14x, Actor)
Myrna Loy (14x, Actress)
Katharine Hepburn (14x, Actress)
Joan Crawford (14x, Actress)
Humphrey Bogart (13x, Actor)
Darrell Silvera (13x, Crew)
Charlton Heston (8x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1993, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 02/14/2024