Actor, Director, Writer
Robert Donat's pleasant voice and somewhat neutral English accent (a byproduct of being raised in northern England) were carefully honed as a boy because he had a stammer and took elocution lessons starting at age 11 to overcome the impediment. It was not too surprising that freedom from such a vocal embarrassment was encouragement to act. His ...
Born: March 18, 1905
Star sign: Pisces
Height: 6' (1.83 m)
Known for: The 39 Steps (1935), Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1939), The Citadel (1938), The Inn of the Sixth Happiness (1958)