Melvyn Douglas

Shop by the Stars aisle featuring Melvyn Douglas (1901-1981) vintage movie cards, still photos, ephemera, and other collectibles. Macon, GA born actor received Academy Award recognition late in his career winning two Oscars for Best Supporting Actor for his work in Hud (1963) and Being There (1980). Additionally, the Academy nominated for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his performance in I Never Sang for My Father (1970). But the Melvyn Douglas pictured on the collectibles offered here is an earlier breed, the sturdy leading man who was popular throughout the 1930s and '40s for his appearances in films such as The Old Dark House (1932), screwball comedy Theodora Goes Wild (1936), opposite Garbo in Ninotchka (1939), again in Garbo's final film Two-Faced Woman (1941), opposite Joan Crawford in A Woman's Face (1941), and in support of Cary Grant and Myrna Loy in Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (1948), among many other titles.

Birthday: April 5