He starred opposite Greer Garson in Blossom in the Dust and in Mrs. Miniver (for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor). He was nominated again in 1944 for Madame Curie, but he left Hollywood in the mid-1950s for the stage. He retired fully in 1971, and died in Santa Monica, California.
Pidgeon has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6414 Hollywood Blvd.
Walter Pidgeon Facts
|Birth Name||Walter Davis Pigeon|
|Birthday||September 23, 1897|
|Birthplace||East St. John, New Brunswick, Canada|
|Date of death||September 25, 1984 (age 87)|
|Height||6' 2" (1m88) How tall is Walter Pidgeon compared to you?|
|Awards||1975 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Life Achievement Award|