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Robert Donat

Robert Donat (March 18, 1905 - June 9, 1958) was an English actor, best remembered for his roles in The 39 Steps (1935) and Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1939 film) (for which he won an Academy Award). Donat was born in Withington, Manchester, of Polish descent, but his success was largely due to typecasting as the quintessential English gentleman.

Donat made his first stage appearance in 1921 and his film debut in 1932 in The Private Life of Henry VIII (as Thomas Culpepper), under the renowned film director and producer Alexander Korda. However, he suffered from ill-health (asthma) which blighted his career, and his last role, as the Mandarin of Yang Cheng in The Inn of the Sixth Happiness is memorable because it was apparent that he knew he was close to death. He died from a cerebral haemorrage in London aged 53.

Robert Donat was married to Ella Annesley Voysey (1929-1946) and to the British actress Renee Asherson (1953-1958).

Other films:

  • The Count of Monte Cristo (1934) - Edmond Dantes/The Count of Monte Cristo
  • The Winslow Boy (1948)- Sir Robert Morton

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Robert Donat was married to Ella Annesley Voysey (1929-1946) and to the British actress Renee Asherson (1953-1958). Garfield has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 7065 Hollywood Blvd. He died from a cerebral haemorrage in London aged 53. Heart problems caused his death at the age of 39. However, he suffered from ill-health (asthma) which blighted his career, and his last role, as the Mandarin of Yang Cheng in The Inn of the Sixth Happiness is memorable because it was apparent that he knew he was close to death. Involved in liberal politics, Garfield became caught up in the McCarthy Communist scare of the late 1940s and, even though he denied having ever been a Communist, his forced testimony before the House Un-American Activities Committee damaged his career. Donat made his first stage appearance in 1921 and his film debut in 1932 in The Private Life of Henry VIII (as Thomas Culpepper), under the renowned film director and producer Alexander Korda. In 1938 he received critical acclaim and an Academy Award nomination for his role in Four Daughters.

Donat was born in Withington, Manchester, of Polish descent, but his success was largely due to typecasting as the quintessential English gentleman. He decided to leave Broadway and try his success in Hollywood. Chips (1939 film) (for which he won an Academy Award). The play Golden Boy was written for him, but he was passed over for the role. Robert Donat (March 18, 1905 - June 9, 1958) was an English actor, best remembered for his roles in The 39 Steps (1935) and Goodbye, Mr. He won a scholarship to an acting school hosted by Maria Ouspenskaya, and made his Broadway debut in 1932. The Winslow Boy (1948)- Sir Robert Morton. It was there that he was introduced to boxing and acting.

The Count of Monte Cristo (1934) - Edmond Dantes/The Count of Monte Cristo. Born Jacob Julius Garfinkle in New York City, he was sent to a school for problem children after the early death of his mother. John Garfield (March 4, 1913 - May 21, 1952) was an American actor. 1939 - Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Four Daughters. 1948 - Best Actor in a Leading Role - Body and Soul.

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