Robert Morley

actor, writer
Born: 5/26/1908
Birthplace: Semley, Wiltshire, England

Robert Morley, a graduate of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London, first starred on stage, playing the title role of Oscar Wilde (1936). Other notable stage performances include Henry Higgins in Pygmalion (1937), Sheridan Whiteside in The Man Who Came to Dinner (1941), and Frank Foster in How the Other Half Loves (1970). He also authored several plays, the most famous being Edward, My Son (1947), in which Morley also starred. A veteran screen actor, Morley appeared in more than 60 films, including Marie Antoinette (1938), Major Barbara (1941), The African Queen (1951), Around the World in 80 Days (1956), and Oscar Wilde (1960).

Died: 6/3/1992
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