Four-time Oscar nominee who starred as Captain Louis Renault in Casablanca and as the title character in the 1933 film The Invisible Man.
He grew up in the world of theater and made his stage debut in Nell of Old Drury at the age of eleven. He caught the eye of Herbert Beerbohm Tree, founder of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, who paid for his elocution classes.
He won a Tony Award in 1951 for his performance in Darkness at Noon, and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for the films Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, Casablanca, Mr. Skeffington, and Notorious.
He married six times; his only child, Jessica Rains, was the product of his marriage to fourth wife Frances Propper.
He co-starred with Humphrey Bogart in the iconic film Casablanca.