January 18, 1904
November 29, 1986
U.S. - U.K.
6 ft 1½ in | 186.5 cm
77 kg | 170 lbs
13 US | 46 EU
Cary Grant was born in Horfield, Bristol, England, on January 18, 1904, was an English-born American actor.
Young Cary Grant began his acting career with troupe "The Penders", at the age of six.
He got his first break touring the United States with Pender Troupe, at the age of 16.
He performed with a group "Knockabout Comedians", at the Palace Theater on Broadway (1922).
He spent couple of years touring the United States with "The Walking Stanleys".
He made his big screen debut in pre-code comedy movie This Is the Night (1932) in role as Stephen.
Cary's breakthrough performance came as Jack Clayton in pre-code comedy music movie I'm No Angel (1933).
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He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor and the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor for his role as Roger Adams in melodrama film Penny Serenade (1941).
He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role as Ernie Mott in drama romance movie None but the Lonely Heart (1944).
He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Comedy or Musical and the BAFTA Film Award for Best Foreign Actor for his role as Peter Joshua in romantic comedy mystery movie Charade (1963).
He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Comedy or Musical and won the Golden Laurel Award for Top Male Comedy Performance for his role as Philip Shayne in comedy romance film That Touch of Mink (1962).
He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Comedy or Musical for his role as Victor Rhyall, Earl in romantic comedy film The Grass Is Greener (1960).
He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Comedy or Musical for his role as Matthew T. "Matt" Sherman in action romance movie Operation Petticoat (1959).
He was nominated for the Golden Laurel Award for Comedy Performance, Male for his role as Walter Christopher Eckland in romantic comedy film Father Goose (1964).
He won Golden Laurel Award for Top Male Comedy Performance for his role as Tom Winters in romantic comedy film Houseboat (1958).
He won the David di Donatello for Best Foreign Actor for his role as Roger Thornhill in thriller drama movie North by Northwest (1959).
He was nominated for the Faro Island Film Festival Audience Award for Best Actor for his role as Geoff Carter in adventure drama film Only Angels Have Wings (1939).
He won the Photoplay Award for Best Performances of the Month (December) for his role as Johnnie in romantic psychological thriller film Suspicion (1941).
Indiscreet (1958) romantic comedy as Philip Adams
Notorious (1946) drama mystery as T.R. Devlin
The Philadelphia Story (1940) romantic comedy as C. K. Dexter Haven
His Girl Friday (1940) comedy romance as Walter Burns
Bringing Up Baby (1938) comedy romance as Dr. David Huxley
Arsenic and Old Lace (1944) dark comedy as Mortimer Brewster
To Catch a Thief (1955) romantic thriller as John Robie
The Awful Truth (1937) comedy romance as Jerry Warriner
Holiday (1938) romantic comedy as John "Johnny" Case
Monkey Business (1952) romantic comedy as Dr. Barnaby Fulton
Attended Bishop Road Primary School.
Studied at Fairfield Grammar School in Bristol, England.
Had English, Welsh and Scottish ancestry.
Had older brother, John William Elias Leach.
Became an American Citizen in 1942, at the age of 38.
He disliked Method acting.
Received an Academy Honorary Award in 1970.
He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 1610 Vine Street in 1960.
He played Reggie Phipps in a play "Boom Boom" (1929), at Casino Theatre.
He played Cary Lockwood in a play "Nikki" (1931), at Longacre Theatre.
He was close friends with Grace Kelly, Ingrid Bergman, Howard Hughes, Howard Hawks and Lord Mountbatten.
Was on the board of directors at Fabergé, of MGM Films and MGM Grand Hotels.
He was fan of comedians Morecambe and Wise.
He was a big baseball fan.
He received the Kennedy Center Honors in 1981.
Grant died on November 29, 1986, Davenport, Iowa, United States, at the age of 82.
He was married to:
Barbara Harris (1981-1986)
Dyan Cannon (1965-1968), they had one daughter, Jennifer Grant
Betsy Drake (1949-1959)
Barbara Hutton (1942-1945)
Virginia Cherrill (1934-1935)
He dated Marueen Donaldson (1973-1977), Yvette Vickers (1961), Nancy Kovack (1960), Peggy Cummins (1947), Claire James (1945-1946), Carole Landis (1941), Phyllis Brooks (1937-1939), Mary Brian (1936-1938), Betty Furness (1935-1936), Ida Lupino (1935), Randolph Scott (1932-1955), Irene Mayer Selznick (1926) and Janet McLeod (1919-1920).