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Robert Donat

Robert Donat (born Friedrich Robert Donat) was a star English film and stage actor. He is best remembered for his roles in The 39 Steps (1935) and Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1939), the latter which earned him a Best Actor Academy Award.


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Born:
Mar 18, 1905 In Withington, Manchester, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
28
First Appeared:
In the movie Men of Tomorrow 1932-03-20
Latest Project:
Movie 1939: Hollywood's Greatest Year 2009-07-02
Known For
Poster of That's Entertainment, Part II
Poster of Alfred Hitchcock Presents
Poster of Cavalcade of the Academy Awards
Poster of Men of Tomorrow
Filmography
Movie 1939: Hollywood's Greatest Year Unknown 2009-07-02
Movie Hitchcock: The Early Years (archive footage) 1999-10-07
Movie Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage Himself (archive footage) 1983-02-25
Movie That's Entertainment, Part II (archive footage) 1976-05-16
Movie The Inn of the Sixth Happiness The Mandarin of Yang Cheng 1958-12-11
Series Alfred Hitchcock Presents Hannay (archive footage) (uncredited) 1955-10-02
Movie Lease of Life Rev William Thorne 1954-10-18
Movie The Magic Box William Friese-Greene 1952-01-01
Movie The Cure for Love Sergeant Jack Hardacre 1949-12-29
Movie The Winslow Boy Sir Robert Morton 1948-09-24
Movie Captain Boycott Charles Stewart Parnell 1947-08-26
Movie Perfect Strangers Robert Wilson 1945-10-15
Movie Twenty Years After Unknown 1944-01-01
Movie The New Lot Actor 1943-01-01
Movie The Adventures of Tartu Captain Terence Stevenson, aka Jan Tartu 1943-10-01
Movie The Young Mr. Pitt William Pitt / The Earl of Chatham 1942-09-21
Movie A New Romance of Celluloid: The Miracle of Sound Unknown 1940-01-01
Movie Cavalcade of the Academy Awards (archive footage) 1940-07-31
Movie Goodbye, Mr. Chips Charles Edward Chipping aka 'Mr. Chips' 1939-07-28
Movie The Citadel Dr. Andrew Manson 1938-10-29
Movie Knight Without Armour Ainsley J. Fothergill / Peter Ouronov 1937-07-23
Movie The 39 Steps Richard Hannay 1935-06-06
Movie The Ghost Goes West Murdoch Glourie / Donald Glourie 1935-12-17
Movie The Count of Monte Cristo Edmond Dantes 1934-09-06
Movie The Private Life of Henry VIII Thomas Culpeper 1933-08-17
Movie Cash Paul Martin 1933-10-08
Movie Men of Tomorrow Julian Angell 1932-03-20
Movie That Night in London Dick Warren 1932-08-01