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  • Cary Grant

    Born on January 18, 1904 in Horfield, Bristol, England

awards & nominations

Charade (1963)

Cary Grant as "Peter Joshua"

After Regina Lampert (Audrey Hepburn) falls for the dashing Peter Joshua (Cary Grant) on a skiing holiday in the French Alps, she discovers upon her return to Paris that her husband has been murdered. Soon, she and Peter are giving chase to three of her late husband's World War II cronies, Tex (James Coburn), Scobie (George Kennedy) and Gideon (Ned Glass), who are after a quarter of a million dollars the quartet stole while behind enemy lines. But why does Peter keep changing his name?

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1964) Nominated Foreign Actor
Golden Globe (1963) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

That Touch of Mink (1962)

Cary Grant as "Philip Shayne"

Cathy Timberlake (Doris Day) is en route to a job interview when a car transporting businessman Philip Shayne (Cary Grant) covers her in mud. He sends his assistant, Roger (Gig Young), to apologize, but upon meeting Cathy, Roger knows that she would be a suitable match for his boss. Despite their mutual attraction, Cathy and Philip want different things. Philip wants a fling, while Cathy wants a marriage. As they travel to exotic locales, their differing motivations are put to the test.

Golden Globe (1962) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

The Grass Is Greener (1960)

Cary Grant as "Victor Rhyall"

An English earl (Cary Grant) and his wife (Deborah Kerr) open their stately home to the public, including a Texas oilman (Robert Mitchum).

Golden Globe (1960) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

None but the Lonely Heart (1944)

Cary Grant as "Ernie Mott"

In pre-World War II London, Ernie Mott (Cary Grant), a Cockney layabout whose father was killed during World War I, learns that his mother, Ma (Miss Ethel Barrymore), is dying of cancer. In an effort to relieve his mother from the strain of running her shop on her own, Ernie pledges to help her with the business. Ma's failing health and financial desperation lead her to engage in some crooked business dealings, while Ernie courts trouble as he gets involved with a beguiling gangster's wife.

Academy Award (1944) Nominated Best Actor

Penny Serenade (1941)

Cary Grant as "Roger Adams"

Since marrying Roger Adams (Cary Grant), Julie (Irene Dunne) has wanted to start a family. An accident while she's visiting Japan causes a miscarriage and makes Julie incapable of having children. After they adopt a little girl, Trina (Eva Lee Kuney), Roger's small newspaper folds, and the couple has to fight in court to keep her. Even though they succeed, another tragedy strikes out of nowhere. The Adams' marriage looks headed for divorce, unless something brings them close again.

Academy Award (1941) Nominated Best Actor

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