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Ray Milland

Ray Milland

Reginald Truscott-Jones (January 3, 1907 - March 10, 1986), better known as Ray Milland, was a successful British actor.

He was born in Neath, Wales, and took his stage surname from an area of the town. The pinnacle of his career came in 1946, when he won an Academy Award for Best Actor, for his portrayal of an alcoholic in the film The Lost Weekend. Playing opposite Grace Kelly in Hitchcock's Dial M for Murder (1954), his popularity later slumped and he was reduced to playing in low-budget horror movies such as The Man with X-Ray Eyes.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.

Ray Milland Facts

Birth NameReginald Alfred Truscott-Jones
OccupationDirector
BirthdayJanuary 3, 1907
SignCapricorn
BirthplaceNeath, Wales, United Kingdom
Date of deathMarch 10, 1986 (age 79)
Height6' 1" (1m85)  How tall is Ray Milland compared to you?
Awards1946 Academy Awards: Best Actor (for The Lost Weekend)
1946 Golden Globe Awards: Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama (for The Lost Weekend)

Selected Filmography

Hostile Witness
Panic In Year Zero
The Land That Time Forgot / The People That Time Forgot / Panic in Year Zero / The Last Man on Earth
Dial M for Murder
Midnight Movies: The Land That Time Forgot / The People That Time Forgot / Panic In Year Zero / The Last Man On Earth
Safecracker, The
A Man Alone
Lisbon
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