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 James Cagney

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James Cagney Famous memorial

Birth
Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death
30 Mar 1986 (aged 86)
Stanfordville, Dutchess County, New York, USA
Burial
Hawthorne, Westchester County, New York, USA
Plot
Mausoleum 1, Wing 5, Corridor B, Crypt 76
Memorial ID
160 View Source

Actor, Dancer. One of the most popular and acclaimed actors of his time, his career spanned fifty-five years. He was awarded the Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his portrayal of Broadway composer and entertainer George M. Cohan in 1942's "Yankee Doodle Dandy." He was successful in the early days of his career as a star at Warner Bros. Pictures with memorable portrayals of "tough guys" in now-iconic films include: "The Public Enemy" (1931), "Angels with Dirty Faces" (1938), and "White Heat" (1949). His line of "Made it Ma! Top of the World!" from "White Heat" was named as the 19th greatest all-time movie quote by the American Film Institute. In addition to his 1942 Oscar win, he was nominated twice for Best Actor for his work in "Angels with Dirty Faces" and 1955's "Love Me or Leave Me." He played Captain Morton in the movie "Mr. Roberts" with Henry Fonda in 1955. His last film was 1981's "Ragtime."

Actor, Dancer. One of the most popular and acclaimed actors of his time, his career spanned fifty-five years. He was awarded the Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his portrayal of Broadway composer and entertainer George M. Cohan in 1942's "Yankee Doodle Dandy." He was successful in the early days of his career as a star at Warner Bros. Pictures with memorable portrayals of "tough guys" in now-iconic films include: "The Public Enemy" (1931), "Angels with Dirty Faces" (1938), and "White Heat" (1949). His line of "Made it Ma! Top of the World!" from "White Heat" was named as the 19th greatest all-time movie quote by the American Film Institute. In addition to his 1942 Oscar win, he was nominated twice for Best Actor for his work in "Angels with Dirty Faces" and 1955's "Love Me or Leave Me." He played Captain Morton in the movie "Mr. Roberts" with Henry Fonda in 1955. His last film was 1981's "Ragtime."


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 31 Dec 2000
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 160
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/160/james-cagney: accessed ), memorial page for James Cagney (17 Jul 1899–30 Mar 1986), Find a Grave Memorial ID 160, citing Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, Westchester County, New York, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.