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Michael Rennie
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Birth Date:August 25, 1909
Astrology Sign:Virgo
Chinese Sign:Rooster - Yang
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Died Date:June 10, 1971

Occupation:Movie Actor

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Michael Rennie

Biography:Michael Rennie (August 25, 1909 - June 10, 1971) was a British actor.

He was born Eric Alexander Rennie in Bradford, Yorkshire, England. He had several other jobs before gaining employment as a stand-in in an Hitchcock film of 1936. Acting then became his profession but it was some years before he found success as a leading man in the cinema, his exceptional height and chiselled features standing him in good stead. In 1945 he played a major role in the original version of The Wicked Lady, starring Margaret Lockwood and James Mason. From that point on he was a star and shortly afterwards he moved to the USA where, in the early 1950s, he had significant roles in several major productions of the 20th Century Fox studio.

In 1959 Rennie became a familiar face on television taking the role of Harry Lime in The Third Man, a spin-off TV series from the film starring Orson Welles. During the 1960s he continued his TV career with guest appearances on such series as Route 66, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, Perry Mason, Wagon Train, Lost in Space, The Time Tunnel, Batman, The Invaders, and The F.B.I.

Both his marriages ended in divorce. His second marriage was to actress Maggie McGrath. Their son David Rennie was rumoured to be the result of her illicit affair with another Hollywood actor. He also had a son, John Marshall, to his long time friend and mistress Renée Gilbert.

He moved to Switzerland in the latter part of his life. However, it was during a 1971 visit to his mother at Harrogate Yorkshire, following the death of his brother, that he died from emphysema.

John Rennie, the designer and builder of the original Waterloo Bridge, was his great great grandfather.

Achievements: (Filmography)
The Robe (1953)
The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
The Wicked Lady (1945)

Chinese Horoscope for Michael Rennie
Includes characteristics and Vices
Michael Rennie's Chinese Horoscope
Chinese Year: January 22, 1909 - February 09, 1910
Birthday: August 25, 1909

The Rooster is a Yang,
and is the Tenth sign of the Chinese horoscope.

Blind Faith

Personality and Character Cards:
Personality and character cards are identical!

Michael Rennie's Personality Tarot Card The Chariot - Personality Card

Birthday: August 25, 1909

A struggle or conflict, yet strong potential for triumph over adversity.

This year's Growth Tarot Card
Based on this year's birthday

Michael Rennie's Growth Tarot Card The Emperor

Birthday: August 25, 2023

Material success, stability, authority and ambition.




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