Men of the Fighting Lady

Walter Pidgeon

b.9/03/1897 E. St John, Canada

Fine Arts student at New England Conservatory of Music until drafted for service in the Army Expeditionary Forces of World War I Wounded in battle and required hospitalization for more than a year After convalescence and a full recovery, Pidgeon receives supporting roles on Broadway in the early 1920s Moves to Hollywood in 1925 to pursue career as actor in motion pictures and is cast in his first movie (“Mannequin) a year later Academy Award nomination Best Actor “Mrs. Miniver” 1942 Academy Award nomination for the Best Actor “Madame Curie” 1943 President of the Screen Actors Guild during the 1950s First cinematic movie: “Mannequin” 1926


Mannequin, Gateway of the Moon, Bride of the Regiment, Girl Overboard, Saratoga, The Girl of the Golden West, Nick Carter: Detective, Sky Murder, Flight Command, Madame Curie, Command Decision, Hit the Deck, Forbidden Planet, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, Funny Girl, Skyjacked