Born on August 22, 1893
From Cape Town, South Africa
Cecil Kellaway as "Monsignor Mike Ryan"
When Joanna Drayton (Katharine Houghton), a free-thinking white woman, and black doctor John Prentice (Sidney Poitier) become engaged, they travel to San Francisco to meet her parents. Matt Drayton (Spencer Tracy) and his wife Christina (Katharine Hepburn) are wealthy liberals who must confront the latent racism the coming marriage arouses. Also attending the Draytons' dinner are Prentice's parents (Roy E. Glenn Sr., Beah Richards), who vehemently disapprove of the relationship.
|Academy Award (1967)||Nominated||Actor in a Supporting Role|
Cecil Kellaway as "Horace"
Traveling in Ireland, New York reporter Stephen "Fitz" Fitzgerald (Tyrone Power) befriends a leprechaun named Horace (Cecil Kellaway) by refusing to take his pot of gold. Back home, Fitz takes a job for D.C. Augur (Lee J. Cobb), a publisher with political ambitions and the father of his fiancée (Jayne Meadows). Soon, Horace reappears in Fitz's life, in the guise of a valet, to push him toward a romance with Irish girl Nora (Anne Baxter) and a job that doesn't compromise his principles.
|Academy Award (1948)||Nominated||Actor in a Supporting Role|