Celebrating Ronald Colman!!!

Celebrating Ronald Colman!!!

Starring - Ronald Colman!!!

A Man usually falls in love with a Woman who asks the kinds of Questions he is able to answer” – one of the best quotes of Ronald Colman

 

Ronald Charles Colman was a Famous English actor, prominent during the years 1920s, 1930s, and 1940s. He won the Academy Award for Best Actor for A Double Life for the year 1947 and earned recommendations for Random Harvest for the year 1942, Bulldog Drummond for the year 1929 and Condemned for the year 1929. Colman was carpeted in numerous typical films, counting A Tale of Two Cities (1935), Lost Horizon (1937) and The Prisoner of Zenda (1937). Ronald Colman was proposed for four Academy Awards by the starring role performance in the Technicolor classic Kismet (1944), with Marlene Dietrich.

Colman was born as the second son and fourth child of Charles Colman and his wife Marjory Read Fraser at Richmond, Surrey, England. His siblings counting were three and they are Eric, Edith and Marjorie. He did his schooling at a boarding school in Little Hampton, where he invented that he relished acting, against his shyness. He expected to study Engineering at Cambridge, but due to his father's sudden death from pneumonia in 1907 made it financially impossible.

He became an outstanding aspirant actor and was a representative of the West Middlesex Dramatic Society from 1908 to 1909. He made his first presence on the competent stage in the year 1914.

Ronald Colman joined the London Scottish Regiment while working as a clerk at the British Steamship Company in the City of London. As a Territory Army Soldier and mobilized at the disruption of the Second World War, navigated the English Channel to France in the year 1914, to be a part of the fighting on the Western Front. Colman was severely injured by shrapnel in his ankle on 31st October 1914. This gave him a tuck away for his acting career. As fallout he was cramped out of the British Army in the Year 1915.

Ronald Colman’s successful career path

  • Theatre
  • London Colesium è 19th June 1916
  • Misleading Lay play è Court theatre in 1917
  • The Little Brother play è Ambassadors Theatre in February 1918
  • The Bubble è 1918
  • The Dauntless Three and The East is West è 1920
  • The Green Goddess è The William Archer’s play è Booth Theatre in New York in January 1921
  • The Nightcap è 39th street Theatre in August 1921
  • La Tendresse è Empire Theatre (in New York city) in September 1922
  • Film
  • The White Sister è 1923
  • The Dark Angel è 1925
  • Stella Dallas è 1926
  • Beau Geste è 1927
  • The Winning of Barbara Worth è 1926
  • Raffles è 1930
  • The Masquerader è 1933
  • Clive of India and A Tale of Two Cities è 1935
  • Under Two Flags, The Prisoner of Zenda nd Lost Horizon è 1937
  • If I were King è 1938
  • Random Harvest and the Talk of the Town è 1942
  • A Double Life è 1948
  • Champagne of Caesar è 1950’s
  • Village of the Damned è at the time of Colman’s death
  • Fame è Ronald Colman was mentioned in many novels especially because of his charming and renowned voice. One of such novel is Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man
  • Radio and Television
  • The Jack Benny Program è Guest Appearances on radio
  • Own Radio Comedy è The Halls of Ivy from 1950 to 1952
  • The Goya Bequest è January 24th 1951
  • Favorite Story è 1946 to 1949

Ronald Colman died due to acute emphysema in Santa Barbara, California on 19th May 1958 at the age of 67. He had a girl daughter named Juliet Benita through his second wife Benita Hume born in 1944.

Awards winning seconds

  • Academy Award for Best Actor è nominated 3 times
  • Third Academy Awards è Received single nomination for the film’s  Bulldog Drummond (1929) and Condemned (1929) and Random Harvest (1942)
  • Golden Globe Award for Best Actor è 1947
  • “Ronald Colman: a VERY Private Person” è Biography written by his daughter Juliet Benita Colman
  • Colman has two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his contributions to
  • Motion pictures at 6801 Hollywood Blvd.
  • Television at 1623 Vine Street

 

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