Legendary actor, Edmund Gwenn, was born Edmund Kellaway on Sep 26, 1877 in Wandsworth, London. Gwenn died at the age of 81 on Sep 6, 1959 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles and was laid to rest in Chapel Of The Pines Crematory (ashes in vaultage) Cemetery in Los Angeles, CA.
HONORS and AWARDS:.
Edmund Gwenn was nominated for two Academy Awards, winning one for Best Supporting Actor for Miracle on 34th Street (as Kris Kringle) in 1947.
|1947||Best Supporting Actor||Miracle on 34th Street (1947)||Kris Kringle||Won|
|1950||Best Supporting Actor||Mister 880 (1950)||Skipper Miller||Nominated|
He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.
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Dr. Harold Medford: [addressing a group of government officials] That, gentlemen, is why you are here - to consider this problem and, I hope, solve it. Because unless you solve it, unless these queens are located and destroyed before they've established thriving colonies and can produce, heaven alone knows, how many more queen ants, man, as the dominant species of life on earth, will probably be extinct within...
[looking at another scientist]
Dr. Harold Medford: a year, Doc?
Kris Kringle: No, but don't you see, dear? Some children wish for things they couldn't possibly use like real locomotives or B-29s.
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