Edmund Gwenn

Born in September 26th, 1877

From Wandsworth, London, England, UK

Edmund Gwenn Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Edmund Gwenn (born Edmund John Kellaway, 26 September 1877– 6 September 1959) was an English actor. On film, he is perhaps best remembered for his role as Kris Kringle in the Christmas film Miracle on 34th Street (1947), for which he won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor and the corresponding Golden Globe Award.

He received a second Golden Globe and another Academy Award nomination for the comedy film Mister 880 (1950). He is also remembered for being in four films directed by Alfred Hitchcock. As a stage actor in the West End and on Broadway, Gwenn was associated with a wide range of works by modern playwrights, including Bernard Shaw, John Galsworthy and J.

B. Priestley. After the Second World War, he lived in the United States, where he had a successful career in Hollywood and on Broadway. Actor Arthur Chesney was his brother and actor Cecil Kellaway was their cousin.

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Edmund Gwenn Filmography

The Trouble with Harry Poster
October 3, 1955
Them! Poster
June 19, 1954
The Student Prince Poster
June 15, 1954
The Bigamist Poster
December 3, 1953
Bonzo Goes to College Poster
September 1, 1952
Mister 880 Poster
September 29, 1950
Louisa Poster
May 31, 1950
Apartment for Peggy Poster
September 30, 1948