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). Doohan currently lives in Redmond, Washington. He died from a cerebral haemorrage in London aged 53. Doohan has four children with Janet Young (married 1949;divorced 1964) and three children with his current wife Wende (married 1975). 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 was immortalised with a star in Hollywood's Walk of Fame on August 31 of the same year. 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 2004, Doohan was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease.

Donat was born in Withington, Manchester, of Polish descent, but his success was largely due to typecasting as the quintessential English gentleman. Doohan suffers from Parkinson's disease, diabetes and lung fibrosis. Chips (1939 film) (for which he won an Academy Award). Because of this the Milwaukee School of Engineering granted Doohan an honorary degree in engineering. 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. Scotty's exploits as the redoubtable Chief Engineer aboard the Enterprise inspired many students to pursue a career in engineering. The Winslow Boy (1948)- Sir Robert Morton. Stirling:.

The Count of Monte Cristo (1934) - Edmond Dantes/The Count of Monte Cristo. Doohan collaborated on a series of three science fiction novels with S.M. Over the next 20 years, other linguists expanded Klingon into a full language of its own. A little-known fact about Doohan is that he is also a linguist, and devised the Vulcan and Klingon language dialogue heard in Star Trek: The Motion Picture. When the Star Trek franchise was revived, Doohan could once again work as an actor.

He was able to support himself off of personal appearances. After the series ended, Doohan found himself typecast and had a hard time getting other acting roles. In later years he would revisit this casting process at Star Trek conventions, demonstrating a variety of possible engineer voices and characters. Doohan acknowledged that he believed "all the world's best engineers have been Scottish." So, Doohan was cast as the Chief Engineer of the Starship Enterprise, Montgomery Scott.

Roddenberry asked Doohan which one he liked the best. When he auditioned for Gene Roddenberry, the creator of Star Trek, Doohan did several different accents. Doohan always had a gift for using foreign accents. Returning from the war, Doohan started his acting career with a radio show appearance on January 12, 1946.

In the battle, he lost the middle finger of his right hand. During World War II, he participated in the invasion of Juno Beach on D-Day as a captain with the Royal Canadian Artillery. Doohan was born in Vancouver, British Columbia; his family later moved to Sarnia, Ontario where he attended high school at "SCITS," Sarnia Collegiate Institute and Technical School and excelled in math and science. James Montgomery Doohan (born March 3, 1920) is a Canadian actor and linguist best known for his portrayal of "Scotty" in the television and movie series Star Trek.

The Independent Command (2000). The Privateer (1999). The Rising (1996).

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