/ˈkægni/ (say 'kagnee)

James Francis, 1899–1986, US actor, especially in gangster films; Academy Award for best actor for Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942).

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Cagney — can refer to one of the following:* James Cagney, Academy Award winning actor * James Cagney, Jr., his (adopted) son * Jeanne Cagney, his sister and actress * Mark Cagney, Irish breakfast television broadcaster* 6377 Cagney, a main belt asteroid* …   Wikipedia

  • Cagney — ist der Name folgender Personen: James Cagney (1899–1986), US amerikanischer Schauspieler Jeanne Cagney (1919–1984), US amerikanische Schauspielerin William Cagney (1905–1988), US amerikanischer Schauspieler und Filmproduzent Diese Seite ist e …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Cagney — Cagney, James …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Cagney —   [ kægnɪ], James, amerikan. Filmschauspieler, * New York 17. 7. 1904, ✝ Stanfordville (N. Y.) 30. 3. 1986; verkörperte in über 60 Filmen das Spektrum des Gangsters, das vom kleinen Gauner bis zum psychopath. Gewalttäter reicht; wurde berühmt mit …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Cagney — [kag′nē] James 1899 1987; U.S. film actor …   English World dictionary

  • Cagney — noun United States film actor known for his portrayals of tough characters (1899 1986) • Syn: ↑Jimmy Cagney, ↑James Cagney • Instance Hypernyms: ↑actor, ↑histrion, ↑player, ↑thespian, ↑role player …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cagney — n. family name; James Cagney (1899 1986), American movie actor, winner of the 1942 Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in Yankee Doodle Dandy …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Cagney — /kag nee/, n. James, 1899 1986, U.S. film actor. * * * …   Universalium

  • Cagney — Cag|ney, James (1899 1986) a US film actor who appeared as a ↑gangster (=a member of a violent group of criminals) in films such as The Public Enemy (1931) and White Heat (1949) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Cagney — Cag•ney [[t]ˈkæg ni[/t]] n. big James, 1899–1986, U.S. film actor …   From formal English to slang

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