Cary Grant was born Archibald Alec Leach on Jan. 18, 1904, in Horfield, Bristol, England. He came to the United States when he was 16 years old as part of a vaudeville performing troupe, and called the country home thereafter. In the 1920s, he continued his vaudeville performances and landed parts in musical and theatre productions. A role in the 1931 stage musical Nikki earned him praise which soon after launched his film career.
Cary Grant: His Best Movies & Career Highlights
Cary Grant enjoyed one of Hollywood's great careers as a comedic, dramatic, and romantic leading man. The versatile talent ended up trailing only Humphrey Bogart on the AFI's "100 Years... 100 Stars" list of Hollywood's greatest male actors. Explore his memorable three-decade career, awards success, life, and relationships in this gallery!