Robert Donat

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Birthday
18, 1905
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jun 9, 1958 (53)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
18, 1905
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jun 9, 1958 (53)

About

English actor who won an Academy Award for Best Actor for his role as Mr. Chips in 1939's Goodbye, Mr. Chips. He was also nominated for his role in the British film The Citadel and was eventually given a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Before Fame

He went to school in Manchester and made his debut as a stage actor in a production of Julius Caesar at age sixteen.

Trivia

His career was cut short due to his struggle with chronic asthma.

Family Life

He was married to Ella Annesley Voysey before marrying actress Renee Asherson in 1953.

Associated With

He was directed by Sam Wood in Goodbye, Mr. Chips.