Stewart Granger Overview:

Legendary actor, Stewart Granger, was born James Lablanche Stewart on May 6, 1913 in Kensington, London. Granger died at the age of 80 on Aug 16, 1993 in Santa Monica, CA and was cremated and his ashes given to family or friend.

MINI BIO:

Tall, dark, debonair British actor who, after a hard apprenticeship, was invalided out of war service and promptly shot to stardom portraying a series of dashing romantic adventurers. He went to Hollywood at the late age of 37, but still enjoyed half-a-dozen good years in bigger-budget MGM facsimiles of his British successes. He ended his star career in continental action films. Married to Elspeth March (1939-1949) and Jean Simmons (1950-1960): first and second of three. Died from prostate and bone cancer.

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HONORS and AWARDS:

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Granger was never nominated for an Academy Award.

BlogHub Articles:

On Blu-ray: , Elizabeth Taylor, and Peter Ustinov in Beau Brummell (1954)

By KC on Jun 3, 2020 From Classic Movies

Of all the screen adaptations of Beau Brummell, the 1954 MGM production is the most lavish. With grand settings, gorgeous costumes, and attractive stars, it is drawn directly from the studio’s basic blueprint for glossy historical dramas. Now available on Blu-ray from Warner Archive, the film ... Read full article


THE BLOGATHON: The Last Hunt (1956)

on Apr 13, 2019 From Caftan Woman

Maddy Loves Her Classic Films is our hostess for The Blogathon running April 13th and 14th. Click HERE for the eclectic articles on the British born star. Milton Lott's Pulitzer nominated novel of 1955, The Last Hunt was the basis for Richard Brooks' screenplay which he directed... Read full article


On Blu-ray: Robert Taylor and in The Last Hunt (1956)

By KC on Oct 11, 2018 From Classic Movies

Based on a novel by Milton Lott, but featuring real buffalo herd thinning, the Richard Brooks-directed The Last Hunt (1956) is an unusual mix of fact and fiction. It comes from a period where westerns took on more moral complexity. Heroes are less certain, violence isn't as superficial, and a feelin... Read full article


Footsteps in the Fog (1955) with and Jean Simmons

By Greg Orypeck on Apr 21, 2016 From Classic Film Freak

Share This! ?Another woman once thought she owned me.? Don?t drive me too far!???Stephen Lowry to Lily Watkins Stephen Lowry () is in deepest grief, face ashen, head bowed during the funeral of his wife.? Around the grave in the interminable Victorian drizzle are his friends and acqua... Read full article


Happy Birthday: !

By Dawn on May 6, 2011 From Noir and Chick Flicks

(6 May 1913 – 16 August 1993). His first starring film role was in the film, The Man in Grey (1943). A British film melodrama made by Gainsborough Pictures, which are a series of period costume dramas. Directed by Leslie Arliss and adapted by Doreen Montgomery from the novel, T... Read full article


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Stewart Granger Quotes:

Assembly President: Deputy du Rouge, representing the Soissons district?
Andre Moreau: Mr. President, the deputy from Soissons will be absent from this assembly... permanently.


Prince Edward: [as King, referring to his Uncle Ned] I wish he'd die.
Thomas Seymour: I beg your pardon?
Prince Edward: I said, I wish he'd die. D-Y-E. Die.
Thomas Seymour: Wrong spelling.
Ned Seymour: What are you two talking about?
Prince Edward: We were just saying that many people do not know how to spell the King's English.
Ned Seymour: The spelling does not matter, so long as the meaning is clear.
Thomas Seymour: Believe me, the word His Majesty used was quite clear.


Rudolf Rassendyll: [when his life is threatened by Hentzau] Half my kingdom... for a match.


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