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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.

BlogHub Articles:

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.


Dr. Timothy Sterling: You know, it strikes me you're laboring under the impression that you're superior to Marilyn. Well, maybe in sarcasm, yes. But when it comes to... why, you couldn't lure me out of a burning building.


Tony Wendice: How about coming with me to a stag party?
Mark Halliday: A stag party?
Tony Wendice: Yes, some American boys have been playing tennis all over the country. We're giving them a sort of farewell dinner.
Mark Halliday: Sounds great, but I'm not much of a tennis player.
Tony Wendice: Doesn't matter. You know New York and all that.
[to Margot]
Tony Wendice: Darling, Mark's coming to the party tomorrow night.
Margot Mary Wendice: Oh good. You better drop in here first and have a drink.
Tony Wendice: That's the idea.
Mark Halliday: Yes, alright. Well I'll try and get a taxi.
Margot Mary Wendice: No, we can usually pick one up. So long, darling.
Tony Wendice: Enjoy yourself.
Mark Halliday: So long, Tony.
Tony Wendice: Good night.


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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.

Once, while on a visit to Tijuana, the FBI accused him (falsely) of meeting with a suspected Nazi agent.

Was the first choice for the Don Ameche role in Trading Places (1983).

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