Arthur Kennedy bio

Birth Name: John Arthur Kennedy

Occupation: Stage Actor

Place Of Birth: Worcester

Date Of Birth: February17, 1914

Date Of Death: January 5, 1990

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Arthur Kennedy was born on the 17th of February, 1914. He was best known for being a Stage Actor. Five-time Oscar nominee who received a Tony Award in 1949 for his performance as Biff in Death of a Salesman, and a Golden Globe for his role in the 1955 drama Trial.

Arthur Kennedy was born in Worcester. His first professional acting gig was with the Globe Theater Company, which toured the Midwest and performed shortened versions of William Shakespeare ‘s plays. He has the distinction of losing four the Best Supporting Actor Oscar four times, for the films Some Came Running, Peyton Place, Trial, and Champion. He was nominated for the Best Actor Oscar in 1951 for his performance in Bright Victory.

Arthur Kennedy was a Aquarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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John Arthur Kennedy is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Arthur’s John Arthur Kennedy attended Worcester Academy and Carnegie Mellon School of Drama.


Arthur Kennedy’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Arthur Kennedy’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Arthur Kennedy kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Arthur Kennedy was born in the Year of the Tiger.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME:John Arthur Kennedy



Zodiac Sign: Arthur Kennedy was a Aquarius. People of this zodiac sign like to have fun with friends, help others, fight for causes, are a good listener and dislike broken promises, being bored, and people who disagree with them. The strengths of this sign are being independent, original, while the weaknesses can be running from emotional expression, temperamental and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Aquarius is Leo and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Arthur Kennedy was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are thought to be brave and independent. They're respected for their deep thoughts and courageous actions, but sometimes show off when accomplishing something.

Ruling Planet: Arthur Kennedy had a ruling planet of Uranus and has a ruling planet of Uranus. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Neptune and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Arthur Kennedy’s birth sign is Aquarius and he had a ruling planet of Uranus.

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