James Cagney was an iconic American actor who is regarded as one of the greatest actors of all time. Some of his most memorable film roles include Tom Powers in 1931's The Public Enemy, Rocky Sullivan in 1938's Angels with Dirty Faces, George M. Cohan in 1942's Yankee Doodle Dandy, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor.
He was married to Frances Cagney from 1922 until his death in 1986. He and Frances had two children together.
He had a black belt in Judo.
He was also a professional dancer.
In 1960, he was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1960.
In 1999, the American Film Institute named her the 8th greatest female actress in American film history.
Perhaps people, and kids especially, are spoiled today, because all the kids today have cars, it seems. When I was young you were lucky to have a bike.James Cagney
You know, the period of World War I and the Roaring Twenties were really just about the same as today. You worked, and you made a living if you could, and you tired to make the best of things. For an actor or a dancer, it was no different then than today. It was a struggle.James Cagney
was a famous American actor,
who was born on
July 17, 1899. As a person born on this date, James Cagney is listed in our database as the 12th
most popular celebrity for the day (July 17) and the 10th most popular for the year (1899).
People born on July 17
fall under the Zodiac sign of Cancer, the Crab.
James Cagney is the 384th most popular Cancer.
Aside from information specific to James Cagney's birthday, James Cagney is the 2712th most famous American and ranks 170th in famous people born in New York City, New York, U.S.
In general, James Cagney ranks as the 4729th
most popular famous person, and the 904th most popular actor of all time.
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