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  • Alexander Knox

    Born on January 16, 1907 in Strathroy, Ontario, Canada

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Wilson (1944)

Alexander Knox as "Woodrow Wilson"

Princeton University president Woodrow Wilson (Alexander Knox) leaves his post to run for governor of New Jersey, and soon becomes President of the United States. The turmoil of this era, from the death of his first wife, Ellen (Ruth Nelson), and his remarriage to the glamorous Edith Galt (Geraldine Fitzgerald), to the buildup to and aftermath of World War I, is faithfully dramatized. Wilson's political opponent Henry Cabot Lodge (Cedric Hardwicke) serves as the film's primary villain.

Academy Award (1944) Nominated Best Actor
Golden Globe (1944) Won Actor in a Leading Role

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