Donald Crisp

Donald Crisp
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Donald Crisp
Film: East side of the 1600 block of Vine Street
Actor | Director
Born July 27, 1882 in Abnerfeldy, United Kingdom
Died May 25, 1974 of complications from stroke in Van Nuys, CA

Donald Crisp was an Academy Award-winning character actor and director. He won a 1941 Oscar for his role as a Welsh miner in "How Green Was My Valley."

Crisp also played strong supporting roles in such films as "Wuthering Heights," "Dawn Patrol," "Lassie Come Home" and "National Velvet." In addition, he listed more than 100 credits as a director of silent films.

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    Academy Awards

    Year Category Work
    1941 Best Supporting Actor How Green Was My Valley Win

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