Edmund Gwenn was born Edmund Kellaway on September 26, 1875, in Wadsworth, London, England. Gwenn's parents had high hopes for their son, which didn't include him becoming an actor. When Gwenn informed his parents of his choice, they wished him luck and told him not to come back…more
Edmund was 5'5½" tall.
His role in Miracle on 34th Street won him an Oscar and a Golden Globe.
Edmund attended King's College, London.
Edmund married Minnie Terry in 1901. The marriage ended in divorce a matter of hours later.
Gwenn has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 1651 Vine Street.
Gwenn served in the British Army during WWI.