Donald Crisp, Best Supporting Actor 1941: MovieMonday.com

HOW GREEN WAS MY VALLEY

(Drama - NR)

Donald Crisp won his Supporting Oscar for playing the stern, but loving father.


Donald Crisp (1880 - 1974)

Distinguished Oxford educated British actor who started worked in Hollywood from 1906 (some directing credits) but concentrated on character acting from 1930 to his death. All in all, Donald Crisp has appeared in over 400 films.Crisp is one of the movie industry's true pioneers, active on both sides of the camera, working alongside such legends as D.W. Griffth, Lillian Gish and Buster Keaton. Donald Crisp had supporting roles in such movies as National Velvet, Jezebel, Mutiny on the Bounty (1935), and Wuthering Heights (1939).

Donald Crisp's silent directing credits include: THE MARK OF ZORRO and STAND AND DELIVER.

His silent acting credits include: THE BIRTH OF A NATION, DON Q SON OF ZORRO, and THE RETURN OF SHERLOCK HOLMES.

His other films include:

RED DUST
MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY
MARY OF SCOTLAND
JEZEBEL
THE SISTERS
THE DAWN PATROL
WUTHERING HEIGHTS
BROTHER ORCHID
THE SEA HAWK
DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE
LASSIE COME HOME
THE UNINVITED
NATIONAL VELVET
BRIGHT LEAF
THE MAN FROM LARAMIE
POLLYANNA
SPENCER'S MOUNTAIN