Robert Morley’s Birthday…

Happy 100th Birthday

Robert Morley!

  

Robert Morley

 

ENGLISH CHARACTOR ACTOR

 

BORN: May 26, 1908, Semley, Wiltshire, England

DIED: JUNE 3, 1992, Wargrave, Berkshire, England

CAUSE OF DEATH: Stroke

BURIAL: Ashes scattered across graveyard

of parish church at Wargrave

 

  • Title role in Oscar Wilde, Fulton Theatre, New York, October 1938
  • His film debut was as Louis XVI with Norma Shearer in Marie Antoinette (1938)
  •  “recognizable by his ungainly bulk, bushy eyebrows, thick lips, and double chin, […] particularly effective when cast as a pompous windbag.” — Leonard Malton
  • “a rotund, triple-chinned, delightful character player of the British and American stage and screen.” — Ephraim Katz

 

 

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