Leslie Howard

Theatre Director / Film Director / Actor / Film Producer | * 04/03/1893 († 50, 06/01/1943) | Forest Hill, London, England (United Kingdom (UK))
Leslie Howard Steiner (3 April 1893 – 1 June 1943) was an English actor, director and producer. He wrote many stories and articles for The New York Times, The New Yorker, and Vanity Fair and was one of the biggest box-office draws and movie idols of the 1930s. Active in both Britain and Hollywood, Howard played Ashley Wilkes in Gone with the Wind (1939). He had roles in many other films, often playing the quintessential Englishman, including Berkeley Square (1933), Of Human Bondage (1934), The Scarlet Pimpernel (1934), The Petrified Forest (1936), Pygmalion (1938), Intermezzo (1939), "Pimpernel" Smith (1941), and The First of the Few (1942). He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Romance / Love | Comedies

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Awards & Nominations for Leslie Howard

Volpi Cup for Best Actor Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame 2x Academy Award for Best Actor
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Movies with Leslie Howard as Actor(44)

as Himself (archive footage)2015 Leslie Howard: The Man Who Gave a Damn
as Himself (archive footage)2013 Classic Movie Bloopers: Uncensored
as Himself (archive footage)2003 Complicated Women
as Self (archive footage)1998 Glorious Technicolor
as Himself (archive footage)1997 The Silver Screen: Color Me Lavender
as Himself (archive footage)1983 Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage
as Narrator (Voice)1943 The Gentle Sex
as Narrator (uncredited/voice)1942 In Which We Serve
as Narrator (voice)1942 The White Eagle
as R.J. Mitchell1942 The First of the Few
as Himself (as A Passer-By)1941 From the Four Corners
as Philip Armstrong Scott1941 49th Parallel
as Professor Horatio Smith1941 'Pimpernel' Smith
as Holger Brandt1939 Intermezzo: A Love Story
as Prof. Henry Higgins1939 Pygmalion
as Ashley Wilkes1939 Gone with the Wind
as Basil Underwood1937 It's Love I'm After
as Atterbury Dodd1937 Stand-In
as himself1936 Breakdowns of 1936
as Romeo (uncredited)1936 Master Will Shakespeare
as Romeo1936 Romeo and Juliet
as Alan Squier1936 The Petrified Forest
as Albert Latour1934 The Lady Is Willing
as Philip Carey1934 Of Human Bondage
as Stephen 'Steve' Locke1934 British Agent
as Sir Percy Blakeney / The Scarlet Pimpernel1934 The Scarlet Pimpernel
as Captain Fred Allison1933 Captured!
as Peter Standish1933 Berkeley Square
as John Carlton1933 Secrets
as Tom Collier1932 The Animal Kingdom
as Max Tracey1932 Service for Ladies
as Sir John Carteret1932 Smilin' Through
as David Trent1931 Devotion
as Dwight Winthrop1931 A Free Soul
as Berry Rhodes1931 Five and Ten
as Tom Prior1930 Outward Bound
as Richard1920 Bookworms

Movies with Leslie Howard as Crew(11)

Directing/Director1943 The Gentle Sex
Production/Producer1943 The Gentle Sex
Production/Producer1943 The Lamp Still Burns
Directing/Director1942 The First of the Few
Production/Producer1942 The First of the Few
Writing/Writer1941 From the Four Corners
Directing/Director1941 'Pimpernel' Smith
Production/Producer1941 'Pimpernel' Smith
Production/Associate Producer1939 Intermezzo: A Love Story
Directing/Director1939 Pygmalion
Production/Producer1920 The Bump

Full Name: Leslie Howard
Citizenship: United Kingdom (UK)
Born: Monday, 04/03 1893 (April) in Forest Hill, London, England (United Kingdom (UK))
Died: Tuesday, 06/01 1943 (June) in Cedeira (aged: 50)
Zodiac sign: Aries (Chinese zodiac sign: Snake)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Dulwich College, Alleyn's School
Spouses (current/former): Ruth Martin
Children: Ronald Howard, Leslie Howard
Father: Frank Stainer
Other names for Leslie Howard (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Leslie Howard Steiner"
"Лесли Говард"
"Leslie Howard Stainer"
"Leslie Howard (Schauspieler)"
Leslie Howard frequently works together with these people:
Bette Davis (12x, Actress)
Humphrey Bogart (8x, Actor)
Norma Shearer (8x, Actress)
Clark Gable (7x, Actor)
Olivia de Havilland (6x, Actress)
Cary Grant (6x, Actor)
Vivien Leigh (6x, Actress)
Spencer Tracy (6x, Actor)
George Cukor (6x, Crew)
Muir Mathieson (6x, Crew)
Noël Coward (5x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:154711, Added: 07/05/2018, Last updated: 01/14/2023