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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Sam Marlowe: Where did he find a brick wall on board a ship?
Capt. Wiles: Mmmm... that's what we always wondered.
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Capt. Wiles: That's what I say, whodunnit?
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