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Edmund Gwenn

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Birthday
26, 1877
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Sep 6, 1959 (81)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
26, 1877
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Sep 6, 1959 (81)

About

He won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of Kris Kringle in the 1947 film, Miracle on 34th street. During his career, he appeared in over 80 films, including Pride and Prejudice and Sylvia Scarlett.

Before Fame

He was a successful amateur boxer and rugby player.

Trivia

He played Dr. Harold Medford in the 1954 science fiction film, Them!

Family Life

His brother was actor Arthur Chesney and his cousin was Cecil Kellaway.

Associated With

He was in the movie Pride and Prejudice with Laurence Olivier.