Friedrich Robert Donat (18 Mairch 1905 – 9 Juin 1958) wis an Inglis film an stage actor.[1] He is best remembered for his roles in Alfred Hitchcock's The 39 Steps (1935) an Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1939), winnin for the latter the Academy Awaird for Best Actor.

Robert Donat
Donat frae a trailer for Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1939)
BornFriedrich Robert Donath
18 Mairch 1905(1905-03-18)
Withington, Manchester, Ingland
Died9 Juin 1958(1958-06-09) (aged 53)
Lunnon, Ingland
Cause o daith
Cerebral thrombosis
Years active1932–1958
Hauf-marrae(s)Ella Annesley Voysey (1929–1946)
Renée Asherson (1953–1958)


  1. Obituary Variety, 11 June 1958.