Leo G. Carroll
Leo G. Carroll (October 25, 1892- October 16, 1972), was a British character actor in many films from the 1930s to the 1960s. He also appeared in the 1950s television series Topper and the 1960s series The Man from U.N.C.L.E and its spin-off, The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. Among the many films he appeared in were six Alfred Hitchcock films, including North By Northwest, Strangers on a Train and Spellbound.
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Among the many films he appeared in were six Alfred Hitchcock films, including North By Northwest, Strangers on a Train and Spellbound. Ronald Colman died on May 19, 1958 from a lung infection in Santa Barbara, California and was interred in the Santa Barbara Cemetery. He also appeared in the 1950s television series Topper and the 1960s series The Man from U.N.C.L.E and its spin-off, The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. and one for television at 1625 Vine Street. Carroll (October 25, 1892- October 16, 1972), was a British character actor in many films from the 1930s to the 1960s. He has two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, one for motion pictures at 6801 Hollywood Blvd. Leo G. Academy Awards and Nominations.
In the late 1940s, Colman starred in a radio series, The Halls of Ivy, which transitioned to television in 1954. He appeared in The Prisoner of Zenda and Lost Horizon in 1937, and won the Oscar in 1948 for A Double Life.. His first major talkie success was in 1930, when he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for two roles — Condemned and Bulldog Drummond. He successfully transitioned to talkies because of his powerful speaking voice.
He became a very popular silent film star in both romantic and adventure films. Director Henry King saw him, and cast him in the 1923 film The White Sister, opposite Lillian Gish. In 1922, he appeared on Broadway in the hit play La Tendresse. Following the war, he began to appear on the London stage.
He served in World War I, where he was seriously wounded at the Battle of Messines. He intended to attend Cambridge University to study engineering, but his father's death put an end to that. Born in Richmond, Surrey, England, Colman discovered acting while at school. Ronald Colman (February 9, 1891 – May 19, 1958) was an English actor.
1930 Nominated Condemned. 1930 Nominated Bulldog Drummond. 1943 Nominated Random Harvest. 1948 Won A Double Life.