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    Cary Grant

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    (Archibald Alec Leach)
    January 18, 1904 – November 29, 1986

    Was Cary Grant Jewish? If ONLY the answer was simple...

    Theory #1: Grant's mother, Elsie Kingdom, wasn't his birth mother. His real mother, a seamstress named Lilian that worked with his father, was possibly Jewish.

    Theory #2: Grant refused a role in the film "Gentleman's Agreement", about a gentile trying to pass for a Jew, because he was Jewish, or thought he looked Jewish.

    Theory #3: Grant's father, Elias Leach, was partly Jewish.

    Theory #4: Grant donated money to Israel in the name of his "dead Jewish mother".

    Theory #5: Grant, who was born in England, was circumcised at birth, an uncommon practice for non-Jews at the time.

    In other words, Cary Grant is perhaps, maybe, could be, probably a Jew. But until there's real proof, all we can say is:

    Verdict: Sadly, not a Jew.

    November 6, 2008

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