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Robert Donat Overview:

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:

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Robert Donat was nominated for two Academy Awards, winning one for Best Actor for Goodbye, Mr. Chips (as Mr. Chips) in 1939.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1938Best ActorThe Citadel (1938)Andrew MasonNominated
1939Best ActorGoodbye, Mr. Chips (1939)Mr. ChipsWon
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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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THE BLOGATHON: The 39 Steps, 1935

on Jul 3, 2020 From Caftan Woman

Maddy Loves Her Classic Films is hosting The Blogathon on July 3 - 5. Click HERE to join in the admiration for the fondly remembered actor. was an actor of great commitment and versatility. Over 25 years, Donat appeared in 20 movies, winning an Oscar for Goodbye, Mr.... Read full article


The 39 Steps (1935) with and Madeleine Carroll

By Greg Orypeck on Sep 22, 2016 From Classic Film Freak

Share This! ?There are twenty million women in this island, and I?ve got to be chained to you.??? to Madeleine Carroll In a typical Hitchcockian quirk, or clear evidence of his individuality, the title was to be numeric?The 39 Steps?not letters, as in John Buchan?s 1915 novel,?The Thirt... Read full article


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Robert Donat Quotes:

Edmond Dantes: [after finding the treasure] My dear abbe... if you were only really here beside me to see. You were right. The world is mine.


Ainsley J. Fothergill aka Peter Ouronov: [the darkness of the gulag is making him lose his mind. Shouting] Night... night... night! Night all the time! Ceaseless night! Nothing but night all over the earth! The sun must be dead! Everything must be dead! We're the last things alive!


Jacopo: [Albert has just challenged Monte Cristo to a duel] Something's happened?
Edmond Dantes: Yes. Something admirable and terrible... something I never planned.


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Great-uncle of Lucas Donat.

His last words on screen are: "We shall not see each other again, I think". "Farewell, Jen-Ai". (Spoken to 'Ingrid Bergman's' character 'Jen-Ai' ("the one who loves people") in 'The Inn of the Sixth Happiness'). He passed away shortly after filming was completed.

Campaigned to be cast against type as Bill Sikes in Oliver Twist (1948), but Robert Newton was cast in the part instead.

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