Melvyn Douglas

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Birthday
5, 1901
Birthplace
Georgia
Death Date
Aug 4, 1981 (80)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
5, 1901
Birthplace
Georgia
Death Date
Aug 4, 1981 (80)

About

1930s leading man turned dramatic actor who appeared in Being There in 1979 and Hud in 1963. As a Broadway actor, he appeared in Inherit the Wind, Spofford, and Two Blind Mice.

Before Fame

He failed to graduate from high school.

Trivia

He won an Academy Award for Best Actor in 1980 and another one for Best Actor in a Supporting Role in 1963.

Family Life

He had two wives, Rosalind Hightower and Helen Gahagan.

Associated With

He played the male lead opposite Greta Garbo in the 1939 film, Ninotchka.