Cary Grant - 8/20
REAL NAME: Archibald Alexander Leach
LIFE SPAN: Born January 18, 1904, Horfield, Bristol, England; died November 29, 1986, Davenport, IA.
BIO: Began as acrobat; emigrated to U.S., 1920; Broadway debut, 1920; in films 1932-1966; emerged immediately as romantic hero. Married Virginia Cherrill, Barbara Hutton, Betsy Drake, Dyan Cannon, Barbara Harris.
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES: Masculine glamour, sophisticated comedic skills.
NOTABLE ROLES: C.K. Dexter Haven, The Philadelphia Story (1940); Ernie Mott, None But the Lonely Heart (1944); Nickie Ferrante, An Affair to Remember (1957).
HOLLYWOOD BEST FRIENDS: Randolph Scott, Grace Kelly.
BELOVED PET: Sealyham terrier named Archibald Leach (Grant's real name) that ran away from home shortly after Grant's marriage to Virginia Cherrill in 1934.