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Also Known As: Died: May 24, 1996
Born: June 5, 1905 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: London, England, GB Profession: actor

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Young Poisoner's Handbook, The (1995) Chairman
2.
 Four Weddings and A Funeral (1994) Polite Verger (4th Wedding)
3.
 Treasure Island (1990) Joyce
4.
 Magic Moments (1989) Reporter
5.
 Hazard of Hearts (1987) 2nd Gambler
6.
 Lady Jane (1986) Manservant
7.
 Slapstick Of Another Kind (1984) Dr Frankenstein
8.
 Used Cars (1980) Clerk
9.
 Outside Chance (1978) Coroner
10.
 Sherlock Holmes in New York (1976) Heller
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1934:
Professional debut in "Aureng-Zebe", with Sybil Thorndike
1934:
Joined the Old Vic Company; appeared in many theatrical productions
1937:
Film debut in "Mademoiselle Docteur"
1946:
Appeared in "Anna and the King of Siam" and "Humoresque"
1946:
Broadway debut in the role of Count Mancini in "He Who Gets Slapped"
1949:
Appeared on Broadway in "Montserrat"
1952:
Featured in "The Merry Widow"
1957:
Co-starred in "The Waltz of the Toreadors" on Broadway
1958:
Appeared in "Gigi"
1964:
Appeared in "The Greatest Story Ever Told"
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Notes

While with the Old Vic Company he played Claudius in "Hamlet" with Laurence Olivier, Vivien Leigh, and Alec Guinness

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sister:
Ivy Skeates. Survived him.

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