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About George C. Scott
George C. Scott was an American actor and director whose most notable works as an actor include his portrayal of characters such as Stanley Kubrick from the iconic 1964 political satire comedy filmDr. Strangelove, Major General George S. Patton from the 1970 biographical war film Patton and Ebenezer Scrooge from the 1984 TV film A Christmas Carol.
He was married five times and fathered five children with his first three wives. His fifth and final marriage was to actress Trish Van Devere, with whom he adopted a child. The marriage lasted from 1972 until his death in 1999. He also fathered one child out of wedlock.
In 1970, he refused accepting the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in Patton. His refusal to accept the award made him the first actor to ever turn down an Academy Award.
He was an atheist.
He suffered multiple heart attacks during the latter part of his life.
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George C. Scott's Popularity
George C. Scott was a famous American actor, who was born on October 18, 1927. As a person born on this date, George C. Scott is listed in our database as the 20th most popular celebrity for the day (October 18) and the 17th most popular for the year (1927).
People born on October 18 fall under the Zodiac sign of Libra, the Scales. George C. Scott is the 567th most popular Libra.
Aside from information specific to George C. Scott's birthday, George C. Scott is the 4827th most famous American.
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