Robert Donat
(1905-1958)

Died aged c. 53

Friedrich Robert Donat (18 March 1905 – 9 June 1958) was an English film and stage actor. He is best remembered for his roles in Alfred Hitchcock's The 39 Steps (1935) and Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1939), winning for the latter the Academy Award for Best Actor. Donat was also a successful stage actor, despite the challenge of chronic asthma from which he suffered.

DbPedia
Wikidata Wikipedia

Commemorated on 5 plaques

Robert Donat 1905-1958 actor lived here

8 Meadway, Hampstead Garden Suburb, Barnet, NW11, London, United Kingdom where he lived

Robert Donat 1905 - 1958 Academy Award-winning actor was born here 18th March 1905

42 Everett Road, Withington, Manchester, United Kingdom where he was born (1905)

Centenary Of Cinema 1996 #079

Robert Donat and Kenneth More appeared in The 39 Steps filmed here [full inscription unknown]

North Queensferry, Edinburgh, United Kingdom where he filmed

Centenary Of Cinema 1996 #139

Liverpool Playhouse where Robert Donat, Rex Harrison and Michael Redgrave appeared [full inscription unknown]

Williamson Square, Liverpool, United Kingdom where he performed

Centenary Of Cinema 1996 #211

Repton School. Goodbye Mr Chips starring Robert Donat and Greer Garson filmed here 1939 [full inscription unknown]

Repton School, Repton, United Kingdom where he filmed