How old was Cary Grant in the movie Arsenic and Old Lace?

Cary Grant was 39 in Arsenic and Old Lace when he played the character 'Mortimer Brewster'.

That was over 80 years ago in 1944.

In 1986 he died aged 82, starring in 133 films in his career, 76 of those after Arsenic and Old Lace was first released. If he were alive today he would be 120.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In Arsenic and Old Lace, I think Cary Grant looks:

Did you know?

  • Director Frank Capra has worked with Cary Grant just once in his career.
  • Cary Grant's first movie was as 'Stephen Mathewson' in This Is the Night, released in 1932 when he was 27
  • Arsenic and Old Lace scores 7.65 out of 10 on TMDB.

The cast of Arsenic and Old Lace

Cary Grant's other movies