Robert Donat

Robert Donat
1905 - 1958

Robert Donat  British Actor


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Robert Donat was previously married to Renée Asherson (1953 - 1958) and Ella Annesley Voysey (1929 - 1946).

Robert Donat was in relationships with Merle Oberon (1932 - 1933), Pearl Argyle, Elissa Landi and Madeleine Carroll.

Robert Donat had an encounter with Marlene Dietrich (1936).


British Actor Robert Donat was born Friedrich Robert Donath on 18th March, 1905 in Withington, Manchester, Lancashire, England, UK and passed away on 9th Jun 1958 London, England, UK aged 53. He is most remembered for Goodbye Mr. Chips, The 39 Steps. His zodiac sign is Pisces.

Robert Donat was in 2 on-screen matchups, including Greer Garson in Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1939) and Binnie Barnes in The Private Life of Henry VIII. (1933).

Robert Donat is a member of the following lists: Best Actor Academy Award winners, English film actors and English stage actors.


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Dating4 1 year 3 months, 1 day -
Married2 17 years 11 years, 2 months 5 years, 5 months
Encounter1 5 months, 3 days - -
Total7 17 years 3 years, 4 months 5 months, 3 days


First Name Robert
Last Name Donat
Full Name at Birth Friedrich Robert Donath
Age 53 (age at death) years
Birthday 18th March, 1905
Birthplace Withington, Manchester, Lancashire, England, UK
Died 9th June, 1958
Place of Death London, England, UK
Cause of Death Cerebral Thrombosis
Buried East Finchley Cemetery
Height 6' 0" (183 cm)
Build Athletic
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality British
High School Central High School for Boys, Manchester, Lancashire, England, UK
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Goodbye Mr. Chips, The 39 Steps
Year(s) Active 1932–1958, 1924–1958, 1921–1958
Official Websites
Father Ernst Emil Donat
Mother Rose Alice Green
Brother John Donat
Family Member Peter Donat (nephew)
Friend Greer Garson

Friedrich Robert Donat (18 March 1905 – 9 June 1958) was an English film and stage actor. He is best remembered for his roles in Alfred Hitchcock's The 39 Steps (1935) and Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1939), winning for the latter the Academy Award for Best Actor.

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Robert Donat53 PiscesActor
Renée Asherson99 TaurusActress
Marlene Dietrich90 CapricornActress
Merle Oberon68 AquariusActress
Ella Annesley Voysey-
Pearl Argyle36 AquariusActress
South African
Elissa Landi43 SagittariusActress
Madeleine Carroll81 PiscesActress


The Inn of the Sixth Happiness1958The Mandarin of Yang ChengMovie
Lease of Life1954William ThorneMovie
The Magic Box1951William Friese-GreeneMovie
The Cure for Love1949Sergeant Jack HardacreMovie
The Winslow Boy1948Sir Robert MortonMovie
Captain Boycott1947Charles Stewart ParnellMovie
Kraft Theatre1947William Friese-GreeneTV Show
Vacation from Marriage1945Robert WilsonMovie
The Adventures of Tartu1943Capt. Terence StevensonMovie
The New Lot1943Actor (uncredited)Short Film
The Young Mr. Pitt1942The Earl of Chatham and William PittMovie
Goodbye, Mr. Chips1939Mr. ChipsMovie
The Citadel1938Andrew MansonMovie
Knight Without Armor1937A.J. FothergillMovie
The 39 Steps1935Richard HannayMovie
The Ghost Goes West1935Donald Glourie, Murdoch GlourieMovie
The Count of Monte Cristo1934Edmond DantesMovie
The Private Life of Henry VIII.1933Thomas CulpeperMovie
For Love or Money1933Paul MartinMovie
Men of Tomorrow1932Julian AngellMovie
Over Night1932Dick WarrenMovie
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cboothe977cboothe977Dec 11, 2020

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TeachJan 14, 2011

Wonderful in Goodbye Mr. Chips and Inn of the Sixth Happiness. He showed a sweetness and gentleness that men rarely express. Teach

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