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Ray Milland Overview:

Legendary actor, Ray Milland, was born Reginald Alfred John Truscott-Jones on Jan 3, 1905 in Neath, Glamorgan. Milland died at the age of 81 on Mar 10, 1986 in Torrance, CA and was cremated and his ashes scattered at sea near Pacific Crest Redondo Beach CA.

HONORS and AWARDS:

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Ray Milland was nominated for one Academy Award, winning for Best Actor for The Lost Weekend (as Don Birnam) in 1945.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1945Best ActorThe Lost Weekend (1945)Don BirnamWon
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He was honored with two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the categories of Motion Pictures and Television. Ray Milland's handprints and footprints were 'set in stone' at Grauman's Chinese Theater during imprint ceremony #79 on Apr 17, 1947.

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and the Dragon Squad

By Rick29 on Nov 24, 2016 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

Ray as Hugh Drummond. Bulldog Drummond Escapes (1937). In one of his last "B" films, portrays the debonair British detective Captain Hugh "Bulldog" Drummond. The film opens with a tense scene of Drummond piloting his plane to a landing in thick fog. Later that evening, he encounters a y... Read full article


The Uninvited (1944) – with and Ruth Hussey

By Greg Orypeck on Apr 7, 2016 From Classic Film Freak

Share This! “They call them the haunted shores, these stretches of Devonshire  and Cornwall and  Ireland which rear up against the westward ocean.  Mists gather here . . . and sea fog . . . and eerie stories . . . ”—part of the opening narration A ghost story?  No, not the shocker kind, with raised ... Read full article


Start with , End with George Clooney

By Rick29 on Aug 21, 2015 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

Sylvia Syms defending . Hostile Witness (1968). A London barrister () suffers a nervous breakdown when his adult daughter is killed in a hit-and-run accident. When he recovers, he's framed for the murder of a colleague who may have driven the car. For half its running time, th... Read full article


Casal 20 / Hart to Hart e o ilustre

By Lê on Mar 20, 2014 From Critica Retro

Casal 20 / Hart to Hart e o ilustre Charme, elegância, riqueza e assassinato. É essa a receita do sucesso de “Casal 20 / Hart to Hart”. A série se concentra na vida de Jonathan (Robert Wagner) e Jennifer (Stefanie Powers), um casal rico, lindo e que adora viver perigo... Read full article


Casal 20 / Hart to Hart e o ilustre

By Lê on Mar 20, 2014 From Critica Retro

Casal 20 / Hart to Hart e o ilustre Charme, elegância, riqueza e assassinato. É essa a receita do sucesso de “Casal 20 / Hart to Hart”. A série se concentra na vida de Jonathan (Robert Wagner) e Jennifer (Stefanie Powers), um casal rico, lindo e que adora viver perigo... Read full article


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Ray Milland Quotes:

Johnny Carter: You know, personally, I think there are only three things worth living for: fine guns, good horses and beautiful women.


Tony Wendice: As you said Mark, it might work out on paper, but congratulations, Inspector. Oh, by the way... How about you, Margot?
Margot Mary Wendice: Yes, I could do with something.
Tony Wendice: Mark?
Mark Halliday: So could I.
Tony Wendice: I suppose you're still on duty, Inspector.


Eric Yeager: [to Rhubarb] Now listen ya lug, you're in the chips now, the blue chips. So stop acting like a goon squad. This is an okay dame. She doesn't want a nickel of your dough.
[to Polly]
Eric Yeager: stroke him very gently on his head.
Polly Sickles: Why, he doesn't even hiss.
Eric Yeager: You're now a member of the club.


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An expert marksman, he won several prestigious English shooting competitions, among them the Risley Match. He almost certainly won the Army Operational Shooting Competition, held at Bisley Camp. There is a shooting club in Risley, but the AOSC is the main shooting competition in the UK.

Has a tattoo on his upper right arm of a skull with a snake curled up on top of it with the tail of the snake sticking out through one of the eyes. The tattoo can be seen for a brief moment in the movie Her Jungle Love (1938).

The first Welsh actor to receive an Academy Award. After he died rumors spread that his Oscar had been lost. A Welsh newspaper interviewed his daughter Vicki, and when asked about this missing Oscar, she told them, "It's downstairs in our guest room." One of Milland's two grandsons, Travis, now had his Oscar.

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