Melvyn Douglas Movie Actor

He was born on April 05, 1901 (died on August 04, 1981, he was 80 years old) as Melvyn Edouard Hesselberg. His nickname was Hesselberg Melvyn Edouard.


Melvyn Edouard Hesselberg better known as Melvyn Douglas was an American actor. Douglas came to prominence in the 1930s as a suave leading man perhaps best typified by his performance in the 1939 romantic comedy Ninotchka with Greta Garbo. Douglas later took mature and fatherly roles as in his Academy Award-winning performances in Hud and Being There. read more

Is Melvyn Douglas still alive?

No, he died on 08/04/1981, 39 years ago. He was 80 years old when he died. Cause of death: pneumonia. He died in New York City

What was Melvyn's zodiac sign?

Melvyn Douglas zodiac sign was aries.


His first feature film was Being There (1979, as Benjamin Rand). He was 78 when he starred in this movie. Since 1979, he has appeared in 90 feature films. The last one is Dracula's Ghost (2017). .

His first TV Show was The Philco Television Playhouse (1948).

Awards (3)

Nominated Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1978 , awarded Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play in 1959 , nominated Academy Award for Best Actor in 1969 ,


He graduated from Upper Canada College


  • Helen Gahagan Douglas

    Helen Gahagan Douglas, Actress

    He married with Helen Gahagan Douglas (79), in 1931. Melvyn Douglas was 29 and Helen Gahagan Douglas was 30 years old. After 49 years, in 1980 Helen passed away.

Melvyn Douglas Movies (90)

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When is Melvyn Douglas's next birthday?

Melvyn Douglas was born on the , which was a Friday

His real name:
Birth name of Melvyn Douglas is Melvyn Edouard Hesselberg
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