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Edmund Gwenn
Birth: Sep. 26, 1877
Wandsworth
Greater London, England
Death: Sep. 6, 1959
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Respected stage and motion picture actor of the 1910s, 20s, 30s, 40s, and 50s. He is best known for his portrayal of 'Kris Kringle' in the 1947 holiday classic "Miracle on 34th Street," for which he won the Best Actor Oscar.
Mr. Gwenn was born Edmund Kellaway in Vale of Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, on September 26, 1875. He was the cousin of actor Cecil Kellaway, the brother of actor Arthur Chesney, and the brother-in-law of actress Estelle Winwood (by virtue of her first and very short-lived marriage to Edmund's brother Arthur Chesney). Edmund Gwenn died of pneumonia and complications of a stroke in Woodland Hills, California, USA, on September 6, 1959. (bio by: Crystal J. Geiszler) 
 
Burial:
Chapel Of The Pines Crematory
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Ashes in vaultage
 
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Record added: Aug 20, 1998
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Mr.Gwenn, YOU are Santa Claus, and you will be missed forever. You look a lot like Mr. 880.
- a Christmas baby.
 Added: Dec. 14, 2014
As a kid, in the military,then college and now with my kids you made it feel like Christmas! Thank you.
- Disabled Frogman
 Added: Dec. 13, 2014

- Tom Carroll
 Added: Dec. 13, 2014
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