Laird Cregar
Date of Birth
Jul 28, 1916
Birth Place:
Philadelphia, PA


The son of a prosperous Philadelphian, Laird Cregar was educated at Winchester Academy in England, spending his summers as a page boy and bit player with the Stratford-on-Avon theatrical troupe. Upon completing his schooling, Cregar won a scholarship at California's Pasadena Playhouse, supporting himself as a nightclub bouncer when funds ran out. So broke that at times he had to sleep in his car,...