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Birthday
18, 1911
Birthplace
London, Canada
Death Date
Jun 15, 2003 (91)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
18, 1911
Birthplace
London, Canada
Death Date
Jun 15, 2003 (91)

About

Actor, screenwriter, and director who starred in Cocoon and its sequel. As a stage actor, he won a Tony Award for his role in 1964's Hamlet.

Before Fame

He was a successful amateur boxer, almost making the 1932 Canadian Olympic team.

Trivia

He earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor for his role in the 1944 film The Seventh Cross.

Family Life

He married actress and co-star Jessica Tandy, in 1942 and they remained married until her death in 1994.

Associated With

He studied under Max Reinhardt and acted in a number of Alfred Hitchcock films, including Shadow of a Doubt and Lifeboat.