Cary Grant

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Cary Grant

Cary Grant in 1941
Born Archibald Alexander Leach
January 18, 1904(1904-01-18)
Bristol, England
Died November 29, 1986(1986-11-29) (aged 82)
Davenport, Iowa, U.S.
Cause of death Cerebral hemorrhage
Resting place Cremated[1]
Nationality American
Other names Archie Leach
Education Bishop Road Primary School
Fairfield Grammar School
Occupation Actor
Years active 1932–1966
Spouse Virginia Cherrill (1934–1935)
Barbara Hutton (1943–1945)
Betsy Drake (1949–1962)
Dyan Cannon (1965–1968)
Barbara Harris (1981–1986)
Partner Maureen Donaldson (1973–1977)[2]
Children Jennifer Grant (born 1966)
Awards Academy Honorary Award (1970) For his unique mastery of the art of screen acting with the respect and affection of his colleagues.
Kennedy Center Honors (1981)

Cary Grant (January 18, 1904 - November 29, 1986), born as Archibald Alexander Leach in Bristol, United Kingdom, was an American actor. He starred in many movies, including 1959's North by Northwest. He became an American citizen in 1942. He died of a cerebral hemorrhage in Davenport, Iowa, United States.

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  1. "Cary Grant's Body Cremated In California". Orlando Sentinel, December 2, 1986.
  2. Donaldson 1990.[page needed].

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