It studied at the new England Conservatory OF music in bad clay/tone (Massachusetts) and played into the 1920er - years in some silent movies also, after establishment of the Tonfilms then in some musical. It played Nebenrollen in films such as Saratoga (1937) and The Girl OF the golden west (1938). Only with its main role in so green my valley ( How Green which My Valley, 1941 ) was became known he then.
It and Greer Garson had the main roles in blooms in the dust (bare COM into the Dust, 1941) and Mrs. (1942). For Mrs. He was nominated for the OSCAR as best actors. again 1944 he was nominated for madame curie (1943). Center of the 1950er - years left it Hollywood, in order to go to the theatre.
1971 he withdrew completely into the retirement and died themselves 1984 in Santa Monica. In accordance with its desire its body of the UCLA Medical School was handed over for the purpose of the medicine research.
It has a star on the Hollywood mills OF Fame (Hollywood boulevard 6414).
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||of Canadian actors|
|DATE OF BIRTH||23. September 1897|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Saint John, Neubraunschweig|
|DYING DATE||25. September 1984|
|DYING PLACE||Santa Monica, California|