Edmund Gwenn 10 pictures

Actor, Soundtrack
There are very few character actors from the 1930s, '40s or '50s who rose to the rank of stardom. Only a rare man or woman reached the level of renown and admiration, and had enough audience appeal, to be the first name in a cast's billing, a name that got marquee posting. Charles Coburn comes to mind, but there aren't many others. However, one ...

Born: September 26, 1877
Star sign: Libra
Height: 5' 5" (1.65 m)
Known for: The Trouble with Harry (1955), Miracle on 34th Street (1947), Them! (1954), Foreign Correspondent (1940)