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.
All in the Family: Cecil Kellaway andBy Annmarie Gatti on Aug 22, 2014 From Classic Movie Hub Blog
Cousins Cecil Kellaway and ? Yes,?Hollywood’s favorite Leprechaun, Cecil Kellaway, was Santa Claus’ (’s) cousin! Cecil and his elder cousin Edmund Cecil Kellaway was born Cecil Lauriston Kellaway on August 22, 1890 (or 1893?) in Cape Town, South Africa. Edmu... Read full article
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Kris Kringle: Now wait a minute, Susie. Just because every child can't get his wish that doesn't mean there isn't a Santa Claus.
Kris Kringle: Oh, Christmas isn't just a day, it's a frame of mind... and that's what's been changing. That's why I'm glad I'm here, maybe I can do something about it.
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