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Stewart Granger
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Born James Lablache Stewart
(1913-05-06)6 May 1913
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Died 16 August 1993(1993-08-16) (aged 80)
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Other names Jimmy Stewart
Occupation Actor
Years active 1933–89
Spouse(s) Procura o namorado (1938–48) (divorced) two children
Site de relacionamento gratis internacional (1950–60) (divorced) one child
Caroline LeCerf (1964–69) (divorced) one child
Children Lindsey Granger, Jamie Granger
Tracy Granger (b. 1956)
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Stewart Granger (born James Lablache Stewart; 6 May 1913 – 16 August 1993) was an English film actor, mainly associated with heroic and romantic leading roles. He was a popular leading man from the 1940s to the early 1960s, rising to fame through his appearances in the Sites de relacionamentos portugal.

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His first starring film role was as the acid-tongued Rokeby in the period , (1943), a film that helped to make him a huge star in . He followed this with the even more popular (1944). reported that Granger "is a young man worth watching. The customers... like his dark looks and his dash; he puts them in mind, they say of ."

He was cast in some prestige films, and , then in (1945) which the critic called "novelettish balderdash killed stone dead by stilted production". All these films were successful at the box office (although Caesar and Cleopatra never recouped its large cost) and in 1945 reported that "this six-foot black-visaged ex-soldier from the Black Watch is England's Number One pin up boy. Only can match him for popularity."

Granger followed this with Caravan and then in which he played . In 1945 he was voted the second-most popular British film star, and the ninth-most popular overall. The following year he was voted the third-most popular British star, and the sixth-most popular overall.

Rank Organisation[]

He went over to , for whom he made , and then (1948), an production. The screenplay was by and ; Mackendrick would later direct (1955) and (1958). Granger was cast as the outsider, the handsome gambler who is perceived as 'not quite the ticket' by the established order, the Hanoverian court where the action is mostly set. Granger stated that this was one of his few films of which he was proud.

In 1949 Granger was reported as earning around £30,000 a year.

That year Granger made , starring with . The story, about a much older man and a teenager whom he gradually realizes is no longer a child but a young woman with mature emotions and sexuality, had obvious parallels to Granger's and Simmons' own lives. Granger had first met the very young Jean Simmons when they both worked on 's (1945). Three years on, Simmons had transformed from a promising newcomer into a star – and a very attractive young woman. They married the following year in a bizarre wedding ceremony organised by – one of his private aircraft flew the couple to , where they were married, mainly among strangers, with Michael Wilding as Granger's best man.

Granger's stage production of 's (a venture he had intended as a vehicle for him to star with Jean Simmons) was very poorly received when it opened in London at the on 25 April 1949. (During the run two men attempted to cut some locks from Granger's hair.) The disappointment added to his dissatisfaction with the Rank Organisation, and his thoughts turned to Hollywood.


In 1949 Granger made his move; was looking for someone to play 's hero in a film version of . was offered the role but turned it down; Granger's signing was announced in August 1949.

On the basis of the huge success of this film, released in 1950 and co-starring and , he was offered a seven-year contract by MGM. Following two less successful assignments, and , in 1952, he starred in in the role of Andre Moreau, the bastard son of a French nobleman, a part had played in the 1923 version of 's novel. Soon after this came the remake of (1952), for which his theatrical voice, stature (6'2") and dignified profile made him a natural.

In 1952 he and Jean Simmons sued for $250,000 damages arising from an alleged breach of contract. The case was settled out of court.

Granger lost out on , which went to instead. In (1955), Granger was cast as an adventurer, Jeremy Fox, in the of 1757, a man who rules a gang of cut-throat smugglers with an iron fist until he is softened by a 10-year-old boy who worships him and who believes only the best of him. The film was directed by and produced by , a former associate of .

was the third and final film Granger and Jean Simmons made together; Simmons played a housemaid who finds that her adventurer employer (Granger) has poisoned his rich wife in order to inherit her wealth. (1956) was adapted from a novel about colonial India on the verge of obtaining independence. played an Anglo-Indian (mixed race) woman caught between the two worlds of the British and the Indians, and Granger the British officer with whom (in a change from the novel) she ultimately fell in love.

His films (1957), a coy sex comedy (again with Gardner), and Gun Glory (1957), a Western story of redemption, both bombed. with , 'a brawling comedy western', was the last Hollywood film Granger made. Granger had turned down the role of Messala in the 1959 film , reportedly because he did not want to take second billing to .

Granger became a successful cattle rancher. He bought land in New Mexico and Arizona and introduced to America. However he left Hollywood in the wake of the breakup of his second marriage to Simmons.

International career[]

In Germany, Granger acted in the role of Old Surehand in three Western films adapted from novels by German author , with French actor (playing the fictional Indian chief ), in Unter Geiern (Frontier Hellcat) (1964), Der Ölprinz (Rampage at Apache Wells) (1965) and Old Surehand (Flaming Frontier) (1965). He was united with and , also a hero of Karl May films, in Gern hab' ich die Frauen gekillt (Killer's Carnival) (1966). In the German film series of the 1960s, he was seen in (1966). In 1970 he described his recent movies as "movies not even I will talk about".

He later estimated that he made more than $1.5 million in the 1960s but lost all of it.

US television[]

He subsequently replaced actors , and on NBC's , as the new owner of the Shiloh ranch on prime-time TV for its ninth year (1971).

Granger said he accepted the role for money and because it "seemed like it could be a lot of fun", but was disappointed by the lack of character development for his role.

He played in a poorly received 1972 TV movie version of .

He appeared in (1978) as an unscrupulous banker, who hires a unit of mercenary soldiers (, , and others) to stage a military coup in an African nation. His character then makes a deal with the existing government, and betrays the mercenaries.


In the 1970s Granger retired from acting and went to live in southern Spain, where he invested in real estate and resided in Estepona, Málaga.

In 1980 he was diagnosed with and told he had three months to live. Granger later said, "I was 67 and had smoked 60 cigarettes a day for 40 years, but the doctor said if I had an operation there might be a chance of two to four more years of life. So I said, "Who the hell needs that, but you better give me three months to put my house in order.'"

Granger underwent the operation, had a lung and a rib removed, only to be informed he didn't have cancer after all - he had tuberculosis.

He returned to acting in 1981 with the publication of his autobiography, claiming he was bored. Granger spent the last decade of his life appearing on television (including portraying in an American TV movie version of with also in the cast, and a guest role in the ABC series starring ) and on the stage. He even starred in a German soap-opera called (The Guldenburg Heritage) (1987).

He moved to Pacific Palisades, California.

One of his last roles was in the 1989–90 Broadway production of The Circle by , opposite and in Harrison's final role. The production actually opened at for a three-week run, followed by performances in and before opening on 14 November 1989 on Broadway.

Deborah kerr and stewart granger dating Personal life[] Stewart Granger - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

He was married three times:

  • (1938–1948); two children, Jamie and Lindsay
  • (1950–1960), (with whom he had starred in , and ); one daughter, Tracy
  • Caroline LeCerf (1964–1969); one daughter, Samantha

Granger claimed in his autobiography that had approached him romantically in the back of his chauffeur-driven car at the time he was making Caesar and Cleopatra. Although at the time he was married to Elspeth March, he states that he and Kerr went on to have an affair. When asked about this revelation, Kerr's response was, "What a gallant man he is."

In 1956 Granger became a of the United States.

He died in from and at the age of 80.

His niece is appraiser , the daughter of his sister, Iris.

Deborah kerr and stewart granger dating Appraisal[] Stewart Granger - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

In 1970 Granger said "Stewart Granger was quite a successful film star, but I don't think he was an actor's actor."

Among the films that Granger was announced to star in, but that ended up being made with other actors, were (1952), (1953), (1955) and (1958).

Deborah kerr and stewart granger dating Partial filmography[] Stewart Granger - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

  • (1933) (uncredited)
  • (1933) (uncredited)
  • (1934) (uncredited)
  • (1934) (uncredited)
  • (1934) (uncredited)
  • (1937) (uncredited)
  • (1939)
  • (1940) (uncredited)
  • (1942)
  • (1943)
  • (1943)
  • (1943)
  • (1944)
  • (1944)
  • (1945)
  • (1945)
  • (1945)
  • (1946)
  • (1946)
  • (1947)
  • (1948)
  • (1948)
  • (1948)
  • (1949)
  • (1950)
  • (1951)
  • (1952)
  • (1952)
  • (1952)
  • (1952)
  • (1953)
  • (1953)
  • (1953)
  • (1954)
  • (1954)
  • (1955)
  • (1956)
  • (1956)
  • (1956)
  • (1957)
  • (1957)
  • (1958)
  • (1958)
  • (1960)
  • (1961)
  • (UK: The Legion's Last Patrol; US: Commando) (1962)
  • (1962)
  • (1962)
  • (1963)
  • (1964)
  • (1964)
  • (1965)
  • (1965)
  • (1965) (aka )
  • (1965)
  • (1966)
  • (1966)
  • (1966)
  • (1966)
  • (1967)
  • (1969) (TV)
  • (1970–71 TV series) (aka )
  • (1972) as
  • (1978)
  • (1982) TV movie
  • (1983) - episodes "Glass People", "Blackout"
  • (1983) - TV episode "Manhunter"
  • TV episode "" (1985)
  • (1985) - episode "Call Me Grandma/A Gentleman of Discretion/The Perfect Divorce/Letting Go"
  • Crossings (1986) miniseries
  • (1986)
  • (1987) - episode "The Aztec Dagger"
  • (1987) (TV movie)
  • (1987) - episodes
  • (1989)
  • (1989) (TV movie)
  • (1991) - episode "It's the Pictures That Got Small"

Box office ranking[]

At the peak of his career, exhibitors voted Granger among the top stars at the box office:

  • 1945 – 9th biggest star in Britain (2nd most popular British star)
  • 1946 – 6th biggest star in Britain (3rd most popular British star)
  • 1947 – 5th most popular British star in Britain
  • 1948 – 5th most popular British star in Britain.
  • 1949 – 7th most popular British star in Britain.
  • 1951 – most popular star in Britain according to
  • 1952 – 19th most popular star in the US
  • 1953 – 21st most popular star in the US and 8th most popular in Britain

Unmade films[]

  • In 1944 it was reported Granger's ambition was to play – J. Arthur Rank announced he was interested in a Rob Roy project in 1945 but it was never made
  • Digger's Republic for as (1946) – this became with in the role instead
  • Self-Made Man (1947) from a script by Alan Campbell about a cocky type who comes out of the RAF and makes and loses a million dollars
  • in the title role (1947) – film was eventually made with
  • Pursuit of Love for producer at Enterprise Studios (1947)
  • Treacher (1947) produced by for Universal
  • (1947)
  • Reported as testing for in (1949)
  • The House by the Sea based on book by Jon Godden, with Granger as producer (1949)
  • The Donnybrook Fighter (1952)
  • Robinson Crusoe (early 1950s)
  • Highland Fling (1957)
  • Ever the Twain (1958)
  • biography of for his own production company(1958)
  • The Night Comers with Jean Simmons - adaptation of book State of Siege
  • The Four Winds from a 1954 novel by David Beatty - for his own production company, Tracy Productions (1958)
  • (1962)

Deborah kerr and stewart granger dating Select theatre credits[] Stewart Granger - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

  • The Courageous Sex by Mary D. Sheridan – Birmingham, May 1937
  • The Millionairess by – , July 1937 – with
  • – , August 1937 – with Elspeth March
  • Victoria, Queen and Empress – Birmingham Repertory, September 1937 – as
  • The Sun Never Sets – Drury Lane Theatre, London, 1938
  • Serena Blandish – 1938 – with
  • – , September 1939 – with and , as Tybalt
  • The Good Natured Man by Oliver Goldsmith – Buxton Festival, September 1939 – with Robert Donat and Constance Cummings
  • Autumn – with
  • House in the Square – St Martins Theatre, London, April 1940
  • To Dream Again – Theatre Royal, August 1942
  • Rebecca
  • wartime tour of Gaslight with
  • adapted from by from the story by – March–April 1949 – with
  • The Circle – 1989 – with and

Deborah kerr and stewart granger dating Select radio performance[] Stewart Granger - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

  • Continuous Performance – the Film – BBC, December 1946

Deborah kerr and stewart granger dating United States radio appearances[] Stewart Granger - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Deborah kerr and stewart granger dating References[] Stewart Granger - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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  2. Name for a farm bailiff. : grainger, : grangier. From granicarius, a derivative of granica ‘granary’.
  3. In the 1985 Murder, She Wrote episode, "Paint Me a Murder", Granger wore a blazer with a metal-embroidered Black Watch breast pocket badge.
  4. Shiach, Don: Stewart Granger: Last of the Swashbucklers (chapter 1). Aurum Press, 2005
  5. ^ LONDON'S MOVIE NEWS: Newsreels Prove Strongest Draw -- 'The Way Ahead' an Apt War Film By C.A. LEJEUNE. New York Times (1923-Current file) [New York, N.Y] 16 July 1944: X3.
  6. REVIVING THE PAST: London Film Producers Turn to Another Era for Stories--Studio Chit-Chat In the Long, Long Ago Coming Up Odds and Ends Familiar Early Morning Broadway Scene By C.A. LEJEUNE. New York Times (1923-Current file) [New York, N.Y] 29 April 1945: X3.
  7. JAMES MASON HEADS FILM POLL The Irish Times (1921-Current File) [Dublin, Ireland] 28 December 1945: 3.
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  10. APE OF THE LOCK: Crowd Waned a Bit of Mr. granger's Hair The Manchester Guardian (1901-1959) [Manchester (UK)] 29 April 1949: 10.
  11. STEWART GRANGER SIGNS WITH METRO: British Star to Play Opposite Deborah Kerr for Studio in 'King Solomon's Mines' By THOMAS F. BRADY Special to THE NEW YORK TIMES.. New York Times (1923-Current file) [New York, N.Y] 3 August 1949: 27.
  12. Howard Hughes May Take Stand in Trial This Week: RKO Executive's Appearance Moved Up in Suit by Jean Simmons and Stewart Granger Los Angeles Times (1923-Current File) [Los Angeles, Calif] 3 July 1952: 16.
  13. Actor Granger, RKO Studios Trade Shenanigan Charges: Rival Tax Claims Made in $250,000 Suit for Damages Los Angeles Times (1923-Current File) [Los Angeles] 18 June 1952: A1.
  14. HUGHES, FILM ACTORS SETTLE COURT BATTLE Special to THE NEW YORK TIMES.. New York Times (1923-Current file) [New York, N.Y] 18 July 1952: 10.
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  39. NOTES FROM LONDON'S FILM STUDIOS: Thriller What, No Love Affair? By C.A. LEJEUNE. 'New York Times (1923-Current file) [New York, N.Y] 23 December 1945: X5.
  40. BUSY DAYS IN LONDON: Film Studios Move Into High Gear, With Full Schedule of Pictures Under Way Films Coming Up In Father's Footsteps Notes in Brief By C.A. LEJEUNE. New York Times (1923-Current file) [New York, N.Y] 25 August 1946: 51.
  41. RANDOM NOTES ABOUT FILMS: Hollywood and England Discover Columbus--New Theatre--Code Revised New Show House Ban Eased Professional Opinion But He Doesn't Sing By A.H. WEILER. New York Times (1923-Current file) [New York, N.Y] 22 September 1946: X3.
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