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Stewart Granger Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Family

Stewart Granger Quick Info
Height 6 ft 2 in
Weight 88 kg
Date of Birth May 6, 1913
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Date of Death August 16, 1993

Stewart Granger was a veteran British actor who amassed a huge fan following by mostly playing heroic, romantic leads in the Gainsborough melodramas between the 1940s and 1960s. His most memorable films include Love Story (1944), Caesar and Cleopatra (1945), King Solomon’s Mines (1950), Scaramouche (1952), Salome (1953), The Prisoner of Zenda (1952), North to Alaska (1960), Young Bess (1953), The Wild Geese (1978), etc.

Born Name

James Lablache Stewart

Nick Name

Stewart Granger, Jimmy

Stewart Granger as seen in 1970
Stewart Granger as seen in 1970 (Unknown / Wikimedia / Public Domain)


He was born on May 6, 1913.


He passed away from prostate and bone cancer on August 16, 1993, in Santa Monica, California at the age of 80 years.

Sun Sign


Born Place

Kensington, London, England, United Kingdom







  • Father – Major James Stewart
  • Mother – Frederica Eliza Lablache
  • Siblings – Iris Granger (Sister)
  • Others – Luigi Lablache (Maternal Grandfather) (Actor), Luigi Lablache (Great-Great-Grandfather) (Opera Singer)




6 ft 2 in or 188 cm


88 kg or 194 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Stewart Granger had dated –

  1. Elspeth March (1937-1948)​ – The Magic Bow (1946) actor tied the knot with Elspeth March in 1938. The couple was blessed with a son named Jamie Granger and a daughter named Lindsey Granger. However, their marriage struggled as Granger’s career took off and it eventually ended in divorce in 1948.
  2. Deborah Kerr (1945-1949)
  3. Lizabeth Scott (1946)
  4. Vivien Leigh
  5. Jean Simmons (1947-1960)​ – On December 20, 1950, he married fellow British actress and singer Jean Simmons. Jean gave birth to their daughter Tracy Granger (b. September 10, 1956), but the couple got divorced a few years later on August 12, 1960.
  6. Karen Steele (1960)
  7. Gillian Vaughan (1961)
  8. Barbara Hutton
  9. Caroline LeCerf (1963-1969) – He wed the Belgian actress Caroline LeCerf on June 8, 1964. The couple welcomed a daughter named Samantha Granger before getting divorced in 1969.
  10. Ann Miller – RUMOR
  11. Doris Duke
  12. Hedy Lamarr
  13. Elizabeth Taylor (1982)
  14. Merle Oberon
Stewart Granger as photographed while dining with actress Ava Gardner in 1950
Stewart Granger as photographed while dining with actress Ava Gardner in 1950 (Bob Beerman / Wikimedia / Public Domain)

Race / Ethnicity


He was of Scottish descent.

Hair Color


However, his hair had turned ‘Gray’ by the time of his death.

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • He frequently played romantic leads, swashbucklers, and adventurers in his films.
  • Wavy hair
  • Slender nose
  • Widow’s peak
Stewart Granger as seen in the trailer for the 1953 film Young Bess
Stewart Granger as seen in the trailer for the 1953 film Young Bess (Trailer Screenshot / Wikimedia / Public Domain)

Stewart Granger Facts

  1. He became an overnight sensation in England following his starring role as the acid-tongued Peter Rokeby in the period melodrama, The Man in Grey (1943).
  2. Upon joining Hollywood, he adopted the stage name Stewart Granger to avoid getting mistaken for the American actor, James Stewart.
  3. He was a chain smoker for nearly 40 years and smoked as much as 60 cigarettes a day. Owing to this, he was mistakenly diagnosed with lung cancer in 1980, which actually turned out to be tuberculosis.
  4. Stewart had worked in more than 60 films throughout his long, illustrious career. He once famously said that he couldn’t stand a single one of his movies except Saraband for Dead Lovers (1948), Young Bess (1953), and Waterloo Road (1945).
  5. He published his autobiography titled Sparks Fly Upward in 1981.
  6. Granger formed a lifelong friendship with fellow English actor, Michael Wilding. The two starred in such films as Secret Mission (1942), Convoy (1940), etc.

Featured Image by Unknown / Wikimedia / Public Domain

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