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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). Colin Firth has a younger brother, Jonathan, who is also an actor, but is not related to Peter Firth or Julian Firth. He died from a cerebral haemorrage in London aged 53. He also starred in the 2002 film adaptation of Oscar Wilde's famous play, The Importance of Being Earnest in which he played Jack Worthing. 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. Since then, he has starred in films such as Fever Pitch (1997), Shakespeare in Love (1998), Bridget Jones's Diary (2001) and Love Actually (2003), as well as TV productions including Donovan Quick (an updated version of Don Quixote) (1999) and Conspiracy (2001). 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. Despite widespread admiration for his performances, it was only with Pride and Prejudice that Firth's career really took off.

Donat was born in Withington, Manchester, of Polish descent, but his success was largely due to typecasting as the quintessential English gentleman. His first major TV role came in the same year, when he played the lead in the play, Tumbledown, a drama based on real events in the Falklands War. Chips (1939 film) (for which he won an Academy Award). In 1989, he took the lead in the film Valmont, playing opposite Meg Tilly, with whom he had a well-publicised relationship. 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. Carr's novel, A Month in the Country. The Winslow Boy (1948)- Sir Robert Morton. L.

The Count of Monte Cristo (1934) - Edmond Dantes/The Count of Monte Cristo. In 1987, he played alongside Kenneth Branagh in the film version of J. His first film and television appearances were made in 1984. He starred in the award-winning 1981 London stage production of Another Country. Firth was born in Hampshire, England, and spent part of his childhood in Nigeria where his family were missionaries.

Darcy in the BBC's 1995 dramatisation of Pride and Prejudice, Firth has become known as a heart-throb, but in reality he is a talented and versatile actor, equally at home on stage or screen. Since taking the starring role of Mr. Colin Firth (born September 10, 1960) is a popular British actor.

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