Edmund Gwenn biography

Edmund Gwenn

Actor, Film actor

1877 – 1959

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Who was Edmund Gwenn?

Edmund Gwenn was an English actor. On film he is perhaps best remembered for his role as Kris Kringle in the 1947 film Miracle on 34th Street, for which he won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. 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 US, and made his career in Hollywood and on Broadway.

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Born
Sep 26, 1877
Wandsworth
Also known as
  • Edmund Kellaway
  • Teddy
  • Edmund John Kellaway
Siblings
Spouses
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Education
  • King's College London
  • St Olave's Grammar School
Died
Sep 6, 1959
Woodland Hills
Resting place
Chapel of the Pines Crematory

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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