Alec Craig

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Alexander Younger Craig "Alec" Craig (30 March 1884 – 25 June 1945), was a Scottish character actor, particularly known for his roles in Mutiny on the Bounty (1935) and National Velvet (1944). He was particularly known for portraying stereotypically tight-fisted Scotsmen.[1]

Alec Craig was born on 30 March 1884 in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland, the son of James Chapman Craig and his wife Isabella.[2]

Criag died of tuberculosis on 25 June 1945 in Glendale, California, US.[2][3] He is buried there at Grand View Memorial Park Cemetery.[4]

Partial filmography[edit]

Personal life[edit]

He married his wife Margaret L. (born 8 July 1888 in Dunfermline) in Edinburgh on 24 September 1919. They arrived in the US on 2 November 1919. They had a son James C Craig (born 4 December 1922, Berkeley, California). He became a naturalized US citizen on 14 July 1939.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Alec Craig". New York Times. Retrieved 14 April 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Alec Craig". IMdB. Retrieved 14 April 2014. 
  3. ^ "Cast Member : Alec Craig". Threestooges.net. Retrieved 14 April 2014. 
  4. ^ "Alec Craig". Find A Grave. Retrieved 14 April 2014. 
  5. ^ "Alexander Younger Craig " Petition for Naturalization (1939)". Ancestry.com. Retrieved 15 April 2014.