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Cary Grant


The creator of the fictional British agent, James Bond, said he partially had Cary Grant in mind when he created the suave character.
  legendary U.S. actor (born in England) who was the elegant leading man in many films (1904-1986)
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In 1999, Carry Grant was named the second Greatest Male Star of All Time by the American Film Institute.
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  • The creator of the fictional British agent, James Bond, said he partially had Cary Grant in mind when he created the suave character.
  • Now Uhmma dreams about getting a dining room table and a chandelier just like in the old movies with Cary Grant and Grace Kelly.
    An Na  --  A Step from Heaven
  • It was supposed to be a comedy, with Cary Grant in it, and all that crap.
    J.D. Salinger  --  The Catcher in the Rye
  • At the end of Hitchcock’s North by Northwest (1959), Cary Grant and Eva Marie Saint find themselves rescued from the face of Mount Rushmore when the good guys kill Martin Landau before he can send our heroes to their deaths.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor

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  • I stared into the mirror, imagining myself a brown Cary Grant and thinking about Rita, about how the night before she fluttered her eyelashes against my cheek, and stabbed the inside of my ear with the moist tip of her tongue.
    Victor Martinez  --  Parrot in the Oven
  • Macon smiled his Cary Grant smile and approached the end of my bed.
    Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl  --  Beautiful Creatures
  • such as Cary Grant and Katharine Hepburn, clung to it with enduring success even after that accent lost its prestige, but soon more American-sounding actors, such as John Wayne and Gary Cooper, dominated the screens.
    Robert MacNeil and William Crane  --  Do You Speak American?
  • Then we got it right, sort of, opening our mouths at the same time like we were both trying to say something, and I put my hand around the back of his neck like Eva Marie Saint does to Cary Grant in the train car scene in North by Northwest.
    Nicole Krauss  --  The History of Love
  • Dressed in all black, a turtleneck, jeans, and a leather bomber, he looked more like a movie star you’d see on the cover of a tabloid rag than Macon’s Cary Grant.
    Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl  --  Beautiful Creatures
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Cary Grant [7] , Bing Crosby [5] , Charlie Chaplin [6] , Fred Astaire [6] , Bette Davis [7] , Clark Gable [7] , Gary Cooper [7] , Humphrey Bogart [7] , Bob Hope [8] , Lucille Ball [8] , Richard Burton [8] , Joan Crawford [9] , Laurence Olivier [9] , John Wayne [4] , Marilyn Monroe [4] , Bing Crosby [5] , Charlie Chaplin [6] , Fred Astaire [6] , Bette Davis [7] , Clark Gable [7] , Clint Eastwood [7] , Gary Cooper [7] , Humphrey Bogart [7] , Tom Hanks [7] , Bob Hope [8] , Lucille Ball [8] , Marlon Brando [8] , Richard Burton [8] , Jane Fonda [9] , Joan Crawford [9] , Katharine Hepburn [9] , Laurence Olivier [9] , Meryl Streep [9] , Robert Redford [9]
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