What Are Some Movies That Starred Cary Grant?


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Movies starring Cary Grant include "Charade," "North by Northwest," "Houseboat," "The Grass is Greener," "His Girl Friday," "To Catch a Thief," "Walk, Don't Run" and "The Philadelphia Story." The actor appeared in over 70 movies throughout his career.

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Cary Grant fans can find a complete list of his movies on the Turner Classic Movies website. Some of his most popular roles include Roger Thornhill in Alfred Hitchcock's "North by Northwest" and C.K. Dexter Haven in "The Philadelphia Story."

Cary Grant was a British movie actor who was born as Archie Leach, and he made his start in entertainment as a juggler, acrobat and comedian. He appeared in several Broadway productions throughout the 1920s and made his transition to film in the 1930s. Archie Leach became a contract actor for Paramount Studios and changed his name to Cary Grant. He made his first move, "This is the Night," in 1932. Grant quickly became a Hollywood heartthrob, often starring as the leading man in dramas and mysteries. He also had a talent for comedy and made several slapstick and screwball comedies such as "Topper" and "Bringing Up Baby."

Grant made his final feature movie in 1966, appearing as Walter Eckland in "Walk, Don't Run." His final screen appearance was as himself in the 1976 compilation film "It's Showtime."

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