Melvyn Edouard Hesselberg (4/51901 – 8/4/1981), better known as Melvyn Douglas, came to prominence in the 1930s as a suave leading man, perhaps best typified by his performance in the 1939 romantic comedy Ninotchka with Greta Garbo. Douglas later took mature & fatherly roles as in his Academy Award-winning performances in Hud (1963) & Being There (1979) & his Academy Award-nominated performance in I Never Sang for My Father (1970).

Melvyn Douglas born Melvyn Edouard Hesselberg in Georgia. played a suave leading man, later played mature fatherly roles. Academy Award in 1963 "Hud"; other great roles in 1979 "Being There" & 1970 "I Never Sang for My Father".

Melvyn Douglas y Greta Garbo en “Como tú me deseas” (As You Desire Me), 1932

Melvyn Douglas y Greta Garbo en “Como tú me deseas” (As You Desire Me), 1932

Melvyn Edouard Hesselberg  better known as Melvyn Douglas, was an American actor.(Ninitchka, Hud, Being There)  1901-81

A big star in the and he seamlessly segued into supporting roles. He won Best Supporting Actor playing Paul Newman's father in "Hud".

Melvyn Douglas 6/1/54

This is Melvyn Douglas who starred with Garbo, Claudette Colbert and so many others. he acted all the way up into his and was in a oscar nominated role withe Gene Hackman

Gloria Swanson (costumes by Coco Chanel) & Melvyn Douglas in Tonight or Never (1931)

Gloria Swanson (costumes by Coco Chanel) & Melvyn Douglas for Tonight or Never, directed by Mervyn LeRoy.

Melvyn Edouard Hesselberg (April 5, 1901 – August 4, 1981), better known as Melvyn Douglas, was an American actor who came to prominence in the 1930s as a suave leading man, perhaps best typified by his performance in the 1939 romantic comedy Ninotchka with Greta Garbo.

Melvyn Edouard Hesselberg (April 1901 – August better known as Melvyn Douglas, was an American actor who came to prominence in the as a suave leading man, perhaps best typified by his performance in the 1939 romantic comedy Ninotchka with Greta Garbo.

Melvyn Douglas  Memoir:  See You at the Movies-The Autobiography of Melvyn Douglas

Melvyn Douglas

Melvin Douglas spent the night in the White House as a guest of Mrs. Fox News found no evidence of hanky panky, but in 71 years Daryle Issa will convene a committee to investigate.

Theodora Goes Wild 1936 -  Irene Dunne Melvyn Douglas Thomas Mitchell

Theodora Goes Wild 1936 - Irene Dunne Melvyn Douglas Thomas Mitchell

MELVYN DOUGLAS (1901 - 1981) Though his father taught music at a succession of colleges in the U.S. and Canada, Douglas never graduated from high school. He took the surname of his maternal grandmother and became known as Melvyn Douglas.

MELVYN DOUGLAS - Though his father taught music at a succession of colleges in the U. and Canada, Douglas never graduated from high school. He took the surname of his maternal grandmother and became known as Melvyn Douglas.

eMoviePoster.com: 1x267 OLD DARK HOUSE LC R1939 Melvyn Douglas in chair with knife in it, Boris Karloff in border!

eMoviePoster.com: 1x267 OLD DARK HOUSE LC R1939 Melvyn Douglas in chair with knife in it, Boris Karloff in border!

Melvyn Douglas 1930s 5x7 Fan Photo - Click to shop Fan Photos in the Immortal Ephemera Store

A biography of Melvyn Douglas, two-time Academy Award winning actor, enhanced by several Douglas quotes from the and Also, Douglas in Golden Age Hollywood.

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