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Cary Grant

Born Jan 18, 1904

Archibald Alexander Leach, better known by his stage name Cary Grant, was an English American actor. Known for his transatlantic accent, debonair demeanor and "dashing good looks", Grant is considered one of classic Hollywood's definitive leading men. Grant was named the second Greatest Male Star of All Time by the American Film Institute.… Read More

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1904 Birth Born on January 18, 1904.


1920 16 Years Old 1 More Event
At age 16, in 1920, he traveled with the group on a two-year tour of the United States, on the.


1934 30 Years Old Grant was married five times. He wed Virginia Cherrill on February 10, 1934.
1935 31 Years Old She divorced him on March 26, 1935, following charges that Grant had hit her.
1942 38 Years Old In 1942, he married Barbara Hutton, one of the wealthiest women in the world, and became a father figure to her son, Lance Reventlow. … Read More


1949 45 Years Old On December 25, 1949, Grant married Betsy Drake. … Read More


1962 58 Years Old 1 More Event
This would prove to be his longest marriage, ending on August 14, 1962. … Read More


1965 - 1968 3 More Events
1970 66 Years Old 1 More Event
…  In 1970, he was presented an Honorary Oscar at the 42nd Academy Awards by Frank Sinatra "for his unique mastery of the art of screen acting with the respect and affection of his colleagues". … Read More
1976 72 Years Old …  In 1976, after his retirement from films, Grant introduced his friend Betty Ford, the First Lady of the United States, at the Republican National Convention. … Read More
1978 74 Years Old …  During a 1978 sit-down with London Times columnist Roderick Mann, Grant remarked: "I probably have less than 70,000 hours left on this Earth and I'm going to enjoy every one of them."
1981 77 Years Old On April 11, 1981, Grant married Barbara Harris, a British hotel public relations agent who was 47 years his junior. … Read More
1984 80 Years Old His health remained good until almost the end of his life, when he suffered a mild stroke in October 1984. … Read More
1986 82 Years Old 1 More Event
Grant was at the Hotel Blackhawk preparing for a performance at the Adler Theatre in Davenport, Iowa, on the afternoon of November 29, 1986, when he collapsed of a cerebral hemorrhage. … Read More
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