Robert Donat

Robert Donat

Birth
Withington, Metropolitan Borough of Manchester, Greater Manchester, England
Death 9 Jun 1958 (aged 53)
London, City of London, Greater London, England
Burial East Finchley, London Borough of Barnet, Greater London, England
Plot Section 8
Memorial ID 6440538 · View Source
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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.