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Robert Donat

  • Birth 18 Mar 1905 Withington, Metropolitan Borough of Manchester, Greater Manchester, England
  • Death 9 Jun 1958 London, City of London, Greater London, England
  • Burial East Finchley, London Borough of Barnet, Greater London, England
  • Plot Section 8
  • Memorial ID 6440538

British Actor. Born in Withington, Manchester, England and died in London, England. In the early years of his acting career he was with the Benson company where he played leading roles under Terence Gray. In 1939, he received the Academy Award Oscar for Best Actor for the film "Goodbye, Mr. Chips." His films include "Precious Bane" (1931), "A Sleeping Clergyman" (1933), "Heartbreak House" (1943), and "Goodbye, Mr.Chips" (1939). At the Old Vic in 1939 and 1953 he played Beckett in "Murder In The Cathedral."


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Peterborough K
  • Added: 23 May 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6440538
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Donat (18 Mar 1905–9 Jun 1958), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6440538, citing East Finchley Cemetery and Crematorium, East Finchley, London Borough of Barnet, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Ashes scattered.