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Archibald Alexander Leach (January 18, 1904 – November 29, 1986), better known by his stage name Cary Grant, was an English actor. With his distinctive yet not quite placeable Mid-Atlantic accent, he was noted as perhaps the foremost exemplar of the debonair leading man: handsome, virile, charismatic, and charming.
He was named the second Greatest Male Star of All Time by the American Film Institute. His popular classic films include She Done Him Wrong (1933), Topper (1937), The Awful Truth (1937), Bringing Up Baby (1938), Gunga Din (1939), Only Angels Have Wings (1939), His Girl Friday (1940), The Philadelphia Story (1940), Suspicion (1941), The Talk of the Town (1942), Arsenic and Old Lace (1944), Notorious (1946), Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (1948), To Catch A Thief (1955), An Affair to Remember (1957), North by Northwest (1959), and Charade (1963).
Nominated twice for the Academy Award for Best Actor and five times for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor, he missed out every time until he was finally honored with an Honorary Award at the 42nd Academy Awards "for his unique mastery of the art of screen acting with the respect and affection of his colleagues".
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|I'm No Angel||Jack Clayton||1933|
|Wedding Present||Charlie Mason||1936|
|The Awful Truth||Jerry Warriner||1937|
|Bringing Up Baby||Dr. David Huxley||1938|
|Holiday||John 'Johnny' Case||1938|
|Only Angels Have Wings||Geoff Carter||1939|
|His Girl Friday||Walter Burns||1940|
|My Favorite Wife||Nick Arden||1940|
|Penny Serenade||Roger Adams||1941|
|The Talk of the Town||Leopold Dilg - Joseph||1942|
|Mr. Lucky||Joe Adams||1943|
|Road to Victory||1944|
|Arsenic and Old Lace||Mortimer Brewster||1944|
|The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer||Dick||1947|
|The Bishop's Wife||Dudley||1947|
|Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House||Jim Blandings||1948|
|People Will Talk||Dr. Noah Praetorius||1951|
|Room for One More||George "Poppy" Rose||1952|
|To Catch a Thief||John Robie||1955|
|Kiss Them for Me||Cmdr. Andy Crewson||1957|
|North by Northwest||Roger O. Thornhill||1959|
|Operation Petticoat||Lt. Cmdr. Matt T. Sherman||1959|
|The Grass Is Greener||Victor Rhyall, Earl||1960|
|Father Goose||Walter Christopher Eckland||1964|
|Walk, Don't Run||Sir William Rutland||1966|
|Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid||(in "Suspicion") (archive footage)||1982|