Friedrich Robert Donat (18 March 1905 – 9 June 1958) was an English actor. He is best known for his roles in Alfred Hitchcock's The 39 Steps (1935) and Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1939). He won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1939.
Donat from a trailer for Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1939)
Friedrich Robert Donat
18 March 1905
|Died||9 June 1958 (aged 53)|
|Cause of death||Cerebral thrombosis caused by brain cancer|
|Resting place||East Finchley Cemetery|
(m. 1929; div. 1946)
(m. 1953; his death 1958)
|Relatives||Peter Donat and Richard Donat (nephews)|
- Obituary Variety, 11 June 1958.