Knowledge Identifier: +Cary_Grant
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1904.
Countries: United States (71%), United Kingdom (12%), (6%)
Linked to: Turner Classic Movies, American Film Institute, Bishop Road Primary School, Fairfield Grammar School
Behind the Screen: How Gays and Lesbians Shaped Hollywood, 19101969.
Grant was expelled from the Fairfield Grammar School in Bristol in 1918.
After joining the "Bob Pender Stage Troupe", Leach performed as a stilt walker and travelled with the group to the United States in 1920 at the age of 16, on a two-year tour of the country.
Phyllis Brooks - In the late 1930s, she dated Cary Grant, who called her Brooksie, and rumors that the two would be married were circulated
After appearing in several musicals on Broadway under the name "Archie Leach," Grant went to Hollywood in 1931.
Gail Patrick - Born "'Margaret LaVelle Fitzpatrick"', she appeared in 62 movies between 1932 and 1948, usually as the leading lady's extremely formidable rival; some of these roles include the second wife in "My Favorite Wife" with Irene Dunne and Cary Grant, Anna May Wong's sophisticated competitor in "Dangerous to Know" , and Carole Lombard's spoiled sister in "My Man Godfrey"
Virginia Cherrill - Her second husband was actor Cary Grant, from 1934 to 1935; she left him after seven months of marriage alleging that Grant was abusive toward her
Douglas MacLean - He produced a total of eight films for Paramount, including Tillie and Gus, starring W.C. Fields, Ladies Should Listen starring Cary Grant and 1935's Two for Tonight
Paramount put Grant in a series of unsuccessful films until 1936, when he signed with Columbia Pictures.
Alexis Smith - During the 1940s she appeared alongside some of the most popular male stars of the day, including Errol Flynn in "Gentleman Jim" , Fredric March in The Adventures of Mark Twain and "San Antonio" , Humphrey Bogart in "Conflict" and "The Two Mrs. Carrolls" , Cary Grant in a sanitized, fictionalized version of the life of Cole and Linda Porter in "Night and Day" , and Bing Crosby in "Here Comes the Groom"
Arsenic and Old Lace (film) - Capra actually filmed the movie in 1941 because of star Cary Grant's availability, but it was not released until 1944, after the original stage version had finished its run on Broadway
In 1942 he married Barbara Hutton, one of the wealthiest women in the world, and became a father figure to her son, Lance Reventlow.
Delmer Daves - Daves made his directorial debut in the Cary Grant wartime adventure "Destination Tokyo" in 1943
Hans Nielsen (actor) - In addition to his own film roles, in 1948, Nielsen began working as a voice actor, dubbing films into German, including Fred Astaire ; Gary Cooper ; Errol Flynn ; Cary Grant ; Rex Harrison ; Phil Silvers ; David Niven , Tyrone Power ; James Stewart ; Robert Taylor ", Spencer Tracy ; Orson Welles and Trevor Howard
Paula Raymond - In 1950, she was put under contract by MGM, where she played opposite such leading men as Cary Grant and Dick Powell
Carthyism in 1953, and when his friend Charlie Chaplin was blacklisted, Grant insisted that the actor's artistic value outweighed political concerns.
Neva Patterson - Her first feature movie was the 1953 film "Taxi"; other film credits include "The Buddy Holly Story", "All of Me", and as Cary Grant's fiancee in "An Affair to Remember"
Robert Preston (actor) - He had already won a Tony *award for his performance in the original Broadway production, in 1957; when Willson adapted his story for the screen, he insisted on Preston's participation over the objections of Jack L. Warner, who had wanted Cary Grant for the role
Cathleen Nesbitt - She was Cary Grant's Grandmother Janou in 1957's "An Affair to Remember" and, the following year, was part of the ensemble cast of "Separate Tables"
To Catch a Thief - The film led to another successful collaboration with Cary Grant, the 1959 classic "North by Northwest"
Esther Williams - In September 1959, Cary Grant confessed to "Look" magazine that he had taken LSD under a doctor's supervision, and it had changed his life
Drake introduced Grant to LSD, and in the early 1960s he related how treatment with the hallucinogenic drug legal at the time at a prestigious California clinic had finally brought him inner peace after yoga, hypnotism, and mysticism had proved ineffective.
Accepting the Best Original Screenplay Oscar in 1965, Father Goose co-writer Peter Stone had quipped, "My thanks to Cary Grant, who keeps winning these things for other people.
Their daughter, Jennifer Grant, was born prematurely on February 26, 1966.
Fabergé (cosmetics) - In 1967 movie star Cary Grant had been appointed a "creative consultant" to Rayette-Faberge
Only Angels Have Wings - In a 1972 interview, Arthur remarked of her reaction to her co-star on "Only Angels Have Wings", "I loved sinking my head into Cary Grant's chest"
In 1976, after his retirement from movies, Grant made his one overtly partisan appearance, introducing his friend Betty Ford, the First Lady, at the Republican National Convention, but even in this he maintained some distance from partisanship, speaking of "your" party, rather than "ours" in his remarks.
James Stewart - He was presented an Academy Honorary Award by his friend Cary Grant in 1985, "for his 50 years of memorable performances, for his high ideals both on and off the screen, with respect and affection of his colleagues.
Higham and Moseley 1989 and lived with actor Randolph Scott off and on for 12 years
North by Northwest - A panel of fashion experts convened by "GQ" in 2006 said the gray suit worn by Cary Grant throughout almost the entire film was the best suit in film history, and the most influential on men's style, stating that it has since been copied for Tom Cruise's character in "Collateral" and Ben Affleck's character in "Paycheck"
Grant's daughter Jennifer Grant denied that her father was gay in her 2011 memoir