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Ray Milland

Ray Milland's biography

Ray Milland is 79 years old actor born at Neath. He was born on Thursday 3rd of January 1907. According to year of birth 1907 he belongs to Greatest Generation. Birthday on 3rd of January means he is Capricorn. These people are stable in nature. As the sign lord is “Saturn”, the person will be judgemental in his approach.

He is native english speaker. He is citizen of United Kingdom. His primary profession is to be actor. You can know him also as film director, screenwriter, film actor, television actor, film producer, stage actor. He is recently known as television director. He received Academy Award for Best Actor The Lost Weekend in 1946

Ray Milland's schools

We found 1 school He attended. Name of the school: Kings Monkton School.

Ray Milland's career

His main focus is to be actor. You could see him also in The Lost Weekend.

How did Ray Milland die

He died on on Monday 10th of March 1986 when he was 79 years old at Torrance. Ray Millands death was caused by lung cancer. It happend like natural causes.

Awards and competitions

Ray Milland's Awards

  • He received award for Academy Award for Best Actor for work The Lost Weekend in 1946
  • He received award for National Board of Review Award for Best Actor for work The Lost Weekend in 1945
  • He received award for Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama for work The Lost Weekend in 1945
  • He received award for Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actor for work The Lost Weekend in 1946

Ray Milland's Nominations

  • He was nominated for Academy Award for Best Actor
  • He was nominated for Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for work Rich Man, Poor Man in 1976

What Ray Milland has done for a first time

  • Was the first choice for the Don Ameche role in Trading Places (1983).
  • First performer to win an award at the Cannes Film Festival and an Oscar for the same role (for The Lost Weekend (1945)).
  • He appeared in Hart to Hart (1979), portraying the same character in two episodes, in consecutive seasons, but unusually, in the first episode, his character was named Stephen, while in the second episode his character was named Steven.

Ray Milland's quotes

  • The greatest drawback in making pictures is the fact that film makers have to eat.
  • [on Louella Parsons] She never forgot a thing and, by the same token, never forgave anyone who crossed her. But she was never vicious.
  • [on Hedda Hopper] She was venomous, vicious, a pathological liar, and quite stupid.
  • The Celtic mind in its lonely moments is a tumbling sea of love and compassion and romanticism and neurotic hates.
  • [when asked why he had appeared in so many bad films late in his career] For the money, old chap, for the money!
  • Ronald Reagan and George Murphy are very, very good men. They're really patriots. The word is overdone, but in their case it really applies.
  • I keep playing neurotics because I'm a Welshman, and so I'm supposed to be moody. That's what people keep telling me I am, anyway. But I don't think Welshmen are any more moody than normal. It's the rest of the world that's out of step.
  • I go to the cinema to be entertained, not depressed.
  • My only desire politically is to shoot a few of the politicians. I'm not saying who. But I'm not tempted to become one myself, I couldn't stand dragging my family through all that muck.
  • [on Paulette Goddard] She is the most honest actress I ever knew.
  • My philosophy is do what you can with what you've got. I know actors from my generation who cry "Why don't they send me any scripts?". I tell them, "Because you still think of yourself as a leading man. You're 68, not 38. Face it.".

Ray Milland's body shape

Lets describe how Ray Milland looks. We will focus on his body shape. Body build is average.