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Laird Cregar Overview:

Character actor, Laird Cregar, was born Samuel Laird Cregar on Jul 28, 1913 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Cregar died at the age of 31 on Dec 9, 1944 in Los Angeles, CA and was laid to rest in Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale) Cemetery in Glendale, CA.

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He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.

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Great Villain Blogathon: in HANGOVER SQUARE (1945)

By Jennifer Garlen on Apr 19, 2014 From Virtual Virago

This post is part of the Great Villain Blogathon hosted by Ruth of Silver Screenings, Karen of Shadows & Satin, and Kristina of Speakeasy — see all the movie baddies at any of these three blogs. The Fox studio heads were certain that was born to play villains, never mind t... Read full article


Great Villain Blogathon: in HANGOVER SQUARE (1945)

By Jennifer Garlen on Apr 19, 2014 From Virtual Virago

This post is part of the Great Villain Blogathon hosted by Ruth of Silver Screenings, Karen of Shadows & Satin, and Kristina of Speakeasy — see all the movie baddies at any of these three blogs. The Fox studio heads were certain that was born to play villains, never mind t... Read full article


Great Villain Blogathon: in HANGOVER SQUARE (1945)

By Jennifer Garlen on Apr 19, 2014 From Virtual Virago

This post is part of the Great Villain Blogathon hosted by Ruth of Silver Screenings, Karen of Shadows & Satin, and Kristina of Speakeasy — see all the movie baddies at any of these three blogs. The Fox studio heads were certain that was born to play villains, never mind t... Read full article


Heavy: The Life and Films of

By Jennifer Garlen on Oct 7, 2013 From Virtual Virago

is by no means a household name today, but in the early 1940s the up-and-coming 20th Century Fox star stood perched on the edge of a long and productive career. The studio clearly imagined Cregar as another Vincent Price type, destined to play heavies because of his large size and cultu... Read full article


Heavy: The Life and Films of

By Jennifer Garlen on Oct 7, 2013 From Virtual Virago

is by no means a household name today, but in the early 1940s the up-and-coming 20th Century Fox star stood perched on the edge of a long and productive career. The studio clearly imagined Cregar as another Vincent Price type, destined to play heavies because of his large size and cultu... Read full article


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Laird Cregar Quotes:

Jill Lynn: What's the good of living without hope?
Ed Cornell: It can be done.


Ed Cornell: I've got a good mind to kill you myself right now.


George Harvey Bone: And what did Guy Fawkes do?
Children: He tried to blow up the Houses of Parliament.


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Laird Cregar Facts
Interred at Forest Lawn, Glendale, California, USA, in the Eventide section, lot #37.

Best remembered as the title character in The Lodger (1944).

His funeral eulogy was delivered by Vincent Price.

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