Cary Grant

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United States actor (born in England) who was the elegant leading man in many films (1904-1986)


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Grant, whose real name was Archie Leach, had been born in Bristol, England, some 20 miles from where Cleese had grown up.
It's as if the name Cary Grant called for him to be a different type of person from Archie Leach.
CARY GRANT was a totally manufactured persona and it took most of his life before he could accept that Archie Leach had been erased and that he really was Cary Grant," declares TV producer Richard Downes.
Hollywood heart-throb Cary Grant played the back end of a horse when he was plain Archie Leach, while Andrew Lloyd Webber composed Cinderella Up The Bean-stalk while he was still at Westminster School.
He tells of Archie Leach, earning five dollars a week as a stilt walker at Coney Island before changing his name to Cary Grant.
I am very excited and pleased to partner with KCI," said Archie Leach, President and CEO of Carroll Hospital Group Inc.
For fans it has everything, from those early days as Archie Leach at the Empire Theatre in his home town of Bristol which he left behind as a 16-year-old in 1920.
He owned another called Mr Jenkins, while Cary Grant had one named Archie Leach - the Bristol-born actor's real name.
The Monty Python star plays Archie Leach, a put-upon barrister targeted by a rag-tag group of bumbling thieves eager to discover where his client - their leader - has buried the loot from their last 'job'.
And the clash of cultures between theAmericans -- Otto and the loosey-goosey Wanda (Jamie Lee Curtis) -- and Cleese's uptight barrister Archie Leach (Cary Grant's real name) is played for all it's worth.
A FIVE disc boxed set to celebrate the centenary of the birth of Archie Leach of Bristol who found fame as Hollywood great Cary Grant.
A: Well, listen, the facts of the story are pretty Dickensian--poor boy from Bristol named Archie Leach comes home at the age of 9 to find his mother is gone, is told almost nothing, and doesn't learn until he is a grown man living in California that she has been alive all those years in a mental institution.
Plain Archie Leach became Cary Grant and sweet Norma Jean-Baker transformed into sexy Marilyn Monroe.
The Monty Python star plays Archie Leach, an uptight barrister who is targeted by a group of bumbling thieves eager to discover where his client - their leader - has buried the loot from the last "job".
1986 - Cary Grantborn in Bristol as Archie Leach, died