Robert Donat

Born: 18 March 1905, Manchester, Lancs.
Died: 9 June 1958, London

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Highlighted works

  • The 39 Steps

    The 39 Steps

    Master of suspense Alfred Hitchcock perfected his favourite thriller set-up – the innocent man on the run – with this adaptation of John Buchan’s classic adventure novel.

  • Goodbye, Mr. Chips

    Goodbye, Mr. Chips

    Robert Donat won an Oscar for best actor as the long-serving classics master in this sentimental saga of public-school duty and devotion.


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