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Walter Pidgeon

Born Sep 23, 1897

Walter Davis Pidgeon was a Canadian actor, who starred in many motion pictures, including Mrs. Miniver, The Bad and the Beautiful, Forbidden Planet, Advise and Consent, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, Funny Girl and Harry in Your Pocket.

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1897 Birth Born on September 23, 1897.


1925 27 Years Old After acting on stage for several years, he made his Broadway debut in 1925. … Read More


1931 33 Years Old …  In 1931, he married his secretary, Ruth Walker, to whom he remained married until his death at age 87 in Santa Monica, California, 25 September 1984 following a series of strokes.


1944 46 Years Old He was also nominated in 1944 for Madame Curie, again opposite Garson.


1952 54 Years Old Pidgeon was active in the Screen Actors Guild, and served as president from 1952 to 1957. … Read More
1953 55 Years Old His partnership with her continued throughout the 1940s and into the 1950s with Mrs. Parkington, Julia Bisbehaves, That Forsythe Woman and concluding with Scandal at Scourie in 1953. … Read More


1961 63 Years Old He continued making films, playing Admiral Harriman Nelson in 1961's Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, James Haggin in Walt Disney's Big Red (1962), and as the Senate Majority Leader in Otto Preminger's Advise & Consent. … Read More
1963 65 Years Old In 1963 he guest starred as corporate attorney Sherman Hatfield in the fourth of four special episodes of Perry Mason while Raymond Burr was recovering from surgery.
1978 80 Years Old He retired from acting in 1978.
1984 87 Years Old Died on September 25, 1984.
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