Actor | Soundtrack
Stars in four Oscar Best Picture nominees: I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932),The Story of Louis Pasteur (1936), The Good Earth (1937) and The Life of Emile Zola (1937), with the last of these winning in the category. He was nominated for Best...
[on Robert Donat's performance in Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1939)] The most magnificent performance I've ever seen on any screen. Not a false motion - not a wasted gesture. He is the greatest actor we have today.
Known for his complete transformations into the roles he played (often changing his voice and appearence)
Meshilem Meier Weisenfreund
Lemberg, Galicia, Austria-Hungary [now Lviv, Ukraine]
Montecito, California, USA
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