Roland Young

Roland Young
Warner Brothers

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Roland Young
TV: North side of the 6300 block of Hollywood Boulevard
Roland Young
Film: North side of the 6500 block of Hollywood Boulevard
Actor
Born Nov. 11, 1887 in London, United Kingdom
Died June 5, 1953 in New York, NY

Stage and screen veteran Roland Young appeared in more than 100 films, principally in urbane man-of-the-world roles, and was best known for his roles in the "Topper" movies.

Before going to Hollywood in 1929, Young had wide experience on the London and New York stages. He made a practice of varying his Hollywood stints with stage appearances in New York and roles in British movies.

In addition to the "Topper" movies, his films included "Ruggles of Red Gap" (1935), "David Copperfield" (1935), "The Man Who Could Work Miracles" (1936), "The Philadelphia Story" (1940), "Tales of Manhattan" (1942), "Forever and a Day" (1943) and "And Then There Were None" (1945).

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    Academy Awards

    Year Category Work
    1937 Best Supporting Actor Topper Nomination

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