Robert Morley

Robert Morley

Semley, Wiltshire Unitary Authority, Wiltshire, England
Death 3 Jun 1992 (aged 84)
Reading, Reading Borough, Berkshire, England
Burial Wargrave, Wokingham Borough, Berkshire, England
Memorial ID 6931379 · View Source
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Actor. Born in Semley, England, he was noted for his supporting roles, usually cast as a pompous English gentleman. In 1929, he began his career on London's West End stage and made his Broadway debut in 1938. That same year, he was cast in the role of Louis XVI in the film "Marie Antoinette" for which he received an Academy Award Nomination as Best Supporting Actor. A veteran of nearly a 100 films, his credits include "The African Queen" (1951), "Beat the Devil" (1953), "Topkapi" (1964), "Genghis Khan" (1965) and "Istanbul" (1989). For television, he was on the series "Armchair Theatre", "Alfred Hitchcock Presents", "Parent Craft", "Lady Killers" and "War and Remembrance" He died in Reading, England, of a stroke at age 84.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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  • Find a Grave Memorial 6931379
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Morley (26 May 1908–3 Jun 1992), Find a Grave Memorial no. 6931379, citing St. Mary's Churchyard, Wargrave, Wokingham Borough, Berkshire, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .