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Claude Rains

Claude Rains's biography

William Claude Rains is 78 years old film actor born at Clapham. He was born on Sunday 10th of November 1889. Claude is often nicknamed as Willy Wains, William Claude Rains, Claude Rains. According to year of birth 1889 he belongs to Lost Generation. Birthday on 10th of November means he is Scorpio. Scorpio is a watery sign. These people are very intense in their thoughts. They always learn from the transformatory phase of their life.Claude was married 6 times.

Claude is white british. He is citizen of United Kingdom. He is agnostic. His primary profession is to be film actor. You can know Claude also as character actor, stage actor. Claude is recently known as television actor.

Claude Rains's dad

Claude Rains's father's name is Fred Rains. He is known as actor. His father was born on Tuesday 31st of January 1860 in London. Claude´s father died on Monday 3rd of December 1945 in London. Fred Rains was 56 years old, when this happened.

Claude Rains's family

Claude Rains's ex wifes

Isabel Jeans

Claude Rains and Isabel Jeans have been together since 1913 for 2 years. She is known as actor. His ex wife was born on Wednesday 16th of September 1891 in London. His ex wife died on Wednesday 4th of September 1985 in London. Isabel Jeans was 96 years old, when this happened.

Marie Hemingway

Claude Rains and Marie Hemingway have been together less than a year in 1920.

Beatrix Thomson

Claude Rains and Beatrix Thomson have been together since 1924 for 11 years.

Frances Propper

Claude Rains and Frances Propper have been together since 1935 for 21 years.

Agi Jambor

Claude Rains and Agi Jambor have been together since 1959 for a year.

Rosemary Clark Schrode

Claude Rains and Rosemary Clark Schrode have been together since 1960 for 4 years.

Claude Rains's schools

We found 1 school Claude attended. Name of the school: Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.

Claude Rains's career

His main focus is to be film actor. Claude is famous thanks to The Invisible Man.

Is Claude Rains gay ?

Claude is known to be straight.

How did Claude Rains die

Claude died on on Tuesday 30th of May 1967 when he was 78 years old at Laconia. Claude Rainss death was caused by intestinal hemorrhage.

Awards and competitions

Claude Rains's Awards

  • Won Broadway's 1951 Tony Award as Best Actor (Dramatic) for "Darkness at Noon".
  • He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6400 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on February 8, 1960.

Claude Rains's Nominations

  • Claude was nominated for Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for work Mr. Smith Goes to Washington in 1939
  • Claude was nominated for Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor
  • Claude was nominated for Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor
  • Claude was nominated for Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor

What Claude Rains has done for a first time

  • In his obituary, The New York Times claimed that Rains was the first British stage and film star to earn a million dollars for a single film, Caesar and Cleopatra (1945).
  • He became the first actor to receive a million-dollar salary when he portrayed Julius Caesar in Caesar and Cleopatra (1945).

Claude Rains's quotes

  • Often we'd secretly like to do the very things we discipline ourselves against. Isn't that true? Well, here in the movies I can be as mean, as wicked as I want to - and all without hurting anybody. Look at that lovely girl I've just shot!
  • I learn the lines and pray to God.
  • [on his versatility] I can play the butcher, the baker, and the candlestick maker.

Claude Rains's height, body shape, eye color

Lets describe how Claude Rains looks. We will focus on his height, body shape, eye color and hair color. Claude is tall as 5' 6½" (169 cm). Body build is average. His eyes are tinted brown - dark. Claude´s hair is shade of grey.