Travers John Heagerty
Actor, Henry Travers, was born Travers John Heagerty on Mar 5, 1874 in Berwick-Upon-Tweed, Northumberland.
Although Travers was nominated for one Oscar, he never won a competitive Academy Award.
Travers's Top rated movies at Classic Movie Hub are: Death Takes a Holiday, The Sisters, After Office Hours, The Very Thought of You, Thrill of a Romance, The Rains Came, Madame Curie, Remember?, Escapade and Edison, the Man.
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Travers died at the age of 91 on Oct 18, 1965 in Hollywood, CA . Henry Travers was laid to rest in Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale) Cemetery in Glendale, CA.
Henry Travers (5 March 1874 - 18 October 1965) was an English actor. His most memorable role was that of the angel, Clarence, in the 1946 motion picture It's A Wonderful Life.
Travers was born Travers John Heagerty supposedly in Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, England, the son of Daniel Heagerty, an Irish doctor from Cork. He grew up in Berwick-upon-Tweed, which is his birthplace according to many biographies, but had actually been born in Prudhoe, some 60 miles further south near the River Tyne. The family were only in Prudhoe for a couple of years, moving there from Woodburn, on the A68 road near Corsenside, Northumberland in about 1866 and then moving on to Tweedmouth at Berwick-upon-Tweed in about 1876. Initially he trained as an architect at Berwick before taking to the stage under the name Henry Travers.Read article at Wikipedia
Clarence: [explaining] Your brother, Harry Bailey, broke through the ice and was drowned at the age of nine.
George Bailey: That's a lie! Harry Bailey went to war! He got the Congressional Medal of Honor! He saved the lives of every man on that transport!
Clarence: Every man on that transport died! Harry wasn't there to save them, because you weren't there to save Harry.
--Henry Travers (as Clarence) in It's a Wonderful Life Ned Elliott: Unhappiness ain't so bad. It makes happiness all the keener.
--Henry Travers (as Ned Elliott) in The Sisters Gramp: The world would be a lot better off if there was no people in it.
--Henry Travers (as Gramp) in Primrose Pathread more quotes from Henry Travers...