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Cary Grant
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Cary Grant


: 18 January 1904


: Capricorn


: 29 November 1986


: 82 years


  • Cary Grant was a British-American actor, known as one of classic Hollywood's definitive leading men
When was Cary Grant born?18 January 1904
When did Cary Grant die? / Died29 November 1986
How many years did Cary Grant live? / Lived82 years
Zodiac sign:Capricorn

Cary Grant facts

  • He began a career in Hollywood in the early 1930s, and became known for his transatlantic accent, debonair demeanor, and light-hearted approach to acting and sense of comic timing
  • He became an American citizen in 1942
  • Born in Horfield, Bristol, Grant became attracted to theatre at a young age, and began performing with a troupe known as "The Penders" from the age of six
  • After attending Bishop Road Primary School and Fairfield Grammar School in Bristol, he toured the country as a stage performer, and decided to stay in New York City after a performance 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
  • He initially appeared in crime films or dramas such as Blonde Venus (1932) and She Done Him Wrong (1933), but later gained renown for his appearances in romantic comedy and screwball comedy films such as The Awful Truth (1937), Bringing Up Baby (1938), His Girl Friday (1940) and The Philadelphia Story (1940)
  • Along with the later Arsenic and Old Lace (1944) and I Was a Male War Bride (1949); these films are frequently cited as among the all-time great comedy films
  • Having established himself as a major Hollywood star, he was nominated twice for the Academy Award for Best Actor, for Penny Serenade (1941) and None but the Lonely Heart (1944)
  • In the 1940s and 1950s, Grant forged a working relationship with the director Alfred Hitchcock, appearing in films such as Suspicion (1941), Notorious (1946), To Catch a Thief (1955) and North by Northwest (1959)
  • Hitchcock admired Grant and considered him to have been the only actor that he had ever loved working with

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