Edmund Gwenn

Actor
Portly British actor in films since 1916 who made his mark in the 1940s as one of Hollywood's most endearing character actors, playing roles ranging from the cheerful murderer in Alfred Hitchcock's "Foreign ... Read more »
Born: 09/25/1875 in United Kingdom

Filmography

Actor (42)

Calabuch 1955 (Movie)

Professor George Hamilton (Actor)

The Trouble With Harry 1955 (Movie)

Captain Albert Wiles (Actor)

The Student Prince 1954 (Movie)

Professor Juttner (Actor)

Them 1954 (Movie)

Dr Harold Medford (Actor)

The Bigamist 1953 (Movie)

Mr Jordan (Actor)

Something For the Birds 1952 (Movie)

(Actor)

Bonzo Goes to College 1951 (Movie)

Ted 'Pop' Drew (Actor)

Louisa 1950 (Movie)

(Actor)

Hills of Home 1948 (Movie)

(Actor)

Green Dolphin Street 1947 (Movie)

(Actor)

Life With Father 1947 (Movie)

(Actor)

Miracle on 34th Street 1947 (Movie)

Kris Kringle (Actor)

Undercurrent 1946 (Movie)

(Actor)

Forever and a Day 1943 (Movie)

Stubbs (Actor)

Foreign Correspondent 1939 (Movie)

(Actor)

Anthony Adverse 1935 (Movie)

John Bonnyfeather (Actor)

Sylvia Scarlett 1934 (Movie)

(Actor)

A Woman of Distinction (Movie)

Mark Middlecott (Actor)

A Yank at Eton (Movie)

Justin (Actor)

A Yank at Oxford (Movie)

The Dean (Actor)

Apartment for Peggy (Movie)

Professor Henry Barnes (Actor)

Challenge to Lassie (Movie)

John Traill (Actor)

Charley's Aunt (Movie)

Stephen Spettigue (Actor)

Cheers for Miss Bishop (Movie)

President Corcoran (Actor)

For Heaven's Sake (Movie)

Arthur (Actor)

I Was a Spy (Movie)

Burgomaster (Actor)

It's a Dog's Life (Movie)

Jeremiah Nolan (Actor)

Lassie Come Home (Movie)

Rowlie (Actor)

Mad Men of Europe (Movie)

Tom Brown (Actor)

Mister 880 (Movie)

Skipper Miller (Actor)

Parnell (Movie)

Campbell (Actor)

Pride and Prejudice (Movie)

Mr. Bennet (Actor)

Random Harvest (Movie)

Prime Minister (Actor)

Sally and Saint Anne (Movie)

Grandpa (Actor)

Scotland Yard (Movie)

Inspector Cork (Actor)

The Doctor Takes a Wife (Movie)

Dr. Lionel Sterling (Actor)

The Earl of Chicago (Movie)

Mumsey (Actor)

The Good Companions (Movie)

Jess Oakroyd (Actor)

The Keys of the Kingdom (Movie)

Rev. Hamish MacNabb (Actor)

The Meanest Man in the World (Movie)

Frederick P. Leggitt (Actor)

The Skin Game (Movie)

Mr. Hornblower (Actor)

Waltzes from Vienna (Movie)

Johann Strauss the Elder (Actor)

Biography

Portly British actor in films since 1916 who made his mark in the 1940s as one of Hollywood's most endearing character actors, playing roles ranging from the cheerful murderer in Alfred Hitchcock's "Foreign Correspondent" (1940) to the long-suffering husband and father in "Pride and Prejudice" (1940) and Santa Claus in "Miracle on 34th Street" (1947), for which he won a well-deserved Oscar.

Relationships

Minnie Terry

Wife

Arthue Chesney

Brother

Milestones

1956

Last film, "Calabuch"

1947

Had perhaps most famous role as Santa Claus in "Miracle on 34th Street"; won Best Supporting Actor Oscar

1916

Film actor Great Britain

SIMILAR ARTICLES