Person Details

Birthday: 1877-09-26 11:32:43

Death: 1959-09-06 11:32:43

Aliases: Edmund John Kellaway

Gender: Male

Place of birth: Wandsworth, London, England, UK

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Movie Involvements: 39

TV Involvements: 0


Most Famous Work

Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Edmund Gwenn (born Edmund John Kellaway, 26 September 1877– 6 September 1959) was an English actor. On film, he is perhaps best remembered for his role as Kris Kringle in the Christmas film Miracle on 34th Street (1947), for which he won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor and the corresponding Golden Globe Award. He received a second Golden Globe and another Academy Award nomination for the comedy film Mister 880 (1950). He is also remembered for being in four films directed by Alfred Hitchcock. As a stage actor in the West End and on Broadway, Gwenn was associated with a wide range of works by modern playwrights, including Bernard Shaw, John Galsworthy and J. B. Priestley. After the Second World War, he lived in the United States, where he had a successful career in Hollywood and on Broadway. Actor Arthur Chesney was his brother and actor Cecil Kellaway was their cousin.

Most Famous Work

Foreign Correspondent
Average
7

Foreign Correspondent

(1940) Rowley
Them!
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7

Them!

(1954) Dr. Harold Medford
The Walking Dead
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7

The Walking Dead

(1936) Dr. Evan Beaumont
Pride and Prejudice
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7

Pride and Prejudice

(1940) Mr. Bennet
Lassie Come Home
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7

Lassie Come Home

(1943) Rowlie
The Skin Game
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5

The Skin Game

(1931) Mr. Hornblower
Undercurrent
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6

Undercurrent

(1946) Professor Hamilton
Bewitched
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5

Bewitched

(1945) Dr. Bergson

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
1982 Self (archive footage)
1956 Prof. Jorge Serra Hamilton
1955 Jeremiah Edward Emmett Augustus Nolan
N/A
Capt. Albert Wiles
N/A
N/A
1954 Dr. Harold Medford
Prof. Juttner
1953 Mr. Jordan
Dr. Stone
1952 'Admiral' Johnnie Adams
Coach Ted 'Pop' Drew
Bishop Courbet
Grandpa Pat Ryan
1951 N/A
Father Joseph Murray
1950 Arthur
'Skipper' Miller
Cyrus Baxter
Henry Hammond
J.M. Middlecott
1949 John Traill
1948 Mr. Milton
Prof. Henry C. Barnes
1947 Adam MacAdam
Rev. Dr. Lloyd
Kris Kringle
Octavius Patourel
1946 Professor Hamilton
Athelny
1945 Dr. Homer Pecke
Dr. Bergson
Albert Richard Kingby
1944 Father Hamish MacNabb
Scrubby
1943 Rowlie
Frederick P. Leggitt
Stubbs
1942 Bartolomé the Juggler
Headmaster Justin
1941 Stephen Spettigue
Lord Fitzleigh
Hooper
Insp. Cork
President Corcoran
1940 Rowley
Mr. Bennet
Tom Brown
Lionel Sterling
Munsey, the Butler
1939 Edward Ironside
1938 Joe Higgins
Alfred Huggins
Dean of Cardinal
1937 Henry Campbell
1936 Mr. Radfern
Williams
Jeffrey Crane
John Bonnyfeather
Dr. Evan Beaumont
1935 Henry Scarlett
Bishop
1934 David Lawrence
Jeremy Ammidon
Johann Strauss, the Elder
Adm. Fitzporter
1933 Mr Wakefield
Trotter
Edmund Gilbert
Burgomaster
Jess Oakroyd
1932 Mayor Pategg
Philpotts
Sir Henry Blossom
Jim Willis
Banting
1931 Mr. Hornblower
Chris Hawthorne
Year Character Movie/Tv

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