Edmund Gwenn

American Actor Edmund Gwenn

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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, he 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.

Birth Date
Age 81
Wandsworth, London, England, UK
  • Actor
Film Industry

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Year Movie Country Role Credit Ratings
1956 The Rocket from Calabuch Italy, Spain Prof. Jorge Serra Hamilton Actor 0.00
1955 The Trouble with Harry United States Capt. Albert Wiles Actor 0.00
1947 Miracle on 34th Street United States Kris Kringle Actor 0.00
1941 The Devil and Miss Jones United States Hooper Actor 0.00