Legendary actor, Robert Donat, was born Friedrich Robert Donath on Mar 18, 1905 in Withington, Manchester. Donat died at the age of 53 on Jun 9, 1958 in London, UK and was laid to rest in East Finchley Cemetery and Crematorium in Finchley, Greater London, England.
HONORS and AWARDS:.
Robert Donat was nominated for two Academy Awards, winning one for Best Actor for Goodbye, Mr. Chips (as Mr. Chips) in 1939.
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He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.
THE BLOGATHON: The 39 Steps, 1935on Jul 3, 2020 From Caftan Woman
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Ainsley J. Fothergill aka Peter Ouronov: [Rhetorically] Well, what use is a wristwatch when trains are to be a week late?
[Robert Donat's final line in his final film]
The Mandarin: We shall not see each other again, I think. Farewell, Jen-Ai.
Edmond Dantes: [referring to the now-insane Danglars] A mental suicide, doctor.
Doctor: Mental suicide?
Edmond Dantes: Yes. He destroyed his mind with an overdose of two deadly poisons.
Edmond Dantes: Avarice and Greed
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