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Walter Pidgeon

Walter Davis Pidgeon (September 23, 1897 – September 25, 1984) was a Canadian-American actor. He earned two Academy Award for Best Actor nominations for his roles in Mrs. Miniver (1942) and Madame Curie (1943). Pidgeon also starred in many films such as How Green Was My Valley (1941), The Bad and the Beautiful (1952), Forbidden Planet (1956), Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1961), Advise & Consent (1962), Funny Girl (1968), and Harry in Your Pocket (1973).

He received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1960 and a Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award in 1975.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 23rd, 1897 (Saint John), Died September 25th, 1984 (Santa Monica)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1925

Roles Represented in DAHR: baritone vocal

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor [Trial 1925-06-13-01] 10-in. 6/13/1925 Duna Walter Pidgeon Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Pidgeon, Walter," accessed August 3, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104942.

Pidgeon, Walter. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 3, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104942.

"Pidgeon, Walter." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 3 August 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104942

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