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Cecil Kellaway
Cecil Kellaway
Role Santa Claus
Biographical Information
Full Name Cecil Lauriston Kellaway
Birthdate August 22, 1893
Birthplace Cape Town, South Africa
Death Date February 28, 1973 (age 79)
Death Place Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States[1]

Cecil Kellaway portrayed Santa Claus in the episode, "A Vision of Sugar Plums" (1964, 1965).


Cecil Lauriston Kellaway was a South African-born character actor. He spent many years as an actor, author and director in the Australian film industry until he tried his luck in Hollywood in the 1930s. Finding he could get only gangster bit parts, he got discouraged and returned to Australia. Then William Wyler called and offered him a part in Wuthering Heights (1939).

Kellaway received two Best Supporting Actor nominations, for "The Luck of the Irish" and "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner".[2]


  1. Cecil Kellaway on the Internet Movie Database. Retrieved on December 14, 2019.
  2. Cecil Kellaway on The Movie DB. Retrieved on December 15, 2019.