Happy Birthday: Claude Rains (1889–1967)

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clauderains.jpgClaude Rains (1889–1967)

Born: November 10, 1889 in Camberwell, London, England, UK
Died: May 30, 1967 (age 77) in Laconia, New Hampshire, USA

Married to:
Rosemary McGroarty Clark (August 1960 – 31 December 1964) (her death)
Agi Jambor (4 November 1959 – 29 July 1960) (divorced)
Frances Propper (8 April 1935 – 1956) (divorced) (1 child)
Beatrix Thomson (November 1924 – 8 April 1935) (divorced)
Marie Hemingway (1920 – 1920) (divorced)
Isabel Jeans (1913 – 1918) (divorced)

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!

THE INVISIBLE MAN
1933
dir. James Whale
Starring:
Claude Rains
Gloria Stuart
NOW VOYAGERNow Voyager
1942
dir. Irving Rapper
Starring
Bette Davis
Paul Henreid
Notorious
1946
dir. Hitchcock

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