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Also Known As: Brian Williams Died: December 7, 1969
Born: March 6, 1904 Cause of Death: complications following surgery
Birth Place: Bexhill, England, GB Profession: actor, playwright

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Hugh Williams was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Williams began his acting career with roles in such films as "Charley's Aunt" (1930) with Charles Ruggles, "Sorrell and Son" (1933) and "Elinor Norton" (1934). He also appeared in the drama "Outcast Lady" (1934) with Constance Bennett. He continued to work steadily in film throughout the thirties and the forties, appearing in the W C Fields historical drama "David Copperfield" (1935), the drama "Wuthering Heights" (1939) with Merle Oberon and "One of Our Aircraft Is Missing" (1942). He also appeared in "Secret Mission" (1942). In the latter part of his career, he tackled roles in "An Ideal Husband" (1947), the Michael Ripper drama "The Intruder" (1955) and the Charlton Heston action film "Khartoum" (1966). Williams more recently acted in the Richard Burton dramatic adaptation "Doctor Faustus" (1968). Williams passed away in December 1969 at the age of 65.

Hugh Williams was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Williams began his acting career with roles in such films as "Charley's Aunt" (1930) with Charles Ruggles, "Sorrell and Son" (1933) and "Elinor Norton" (1934). He also appeared in the drama "Outcast Lady" (1934) with Constance Bennett. He continued to work steadily in film throughout the thirties and the forties, appearing in the W C Fields historical drama "David Copperfield" (1935), the drama "Wuthering Heights" (1939) with Merle Oberon and "One of Our Aircraft Is Missing" (1942). He also appeared in "Secret Mission" (1942). In the latter part of his career, he tackled roles in "An Ideal Husband" (1947), the Michael Ripper drama "The Intruder" (1955) and the Charlton Heston action film "Khartoum" (1966). Williams more recently acted in the Richard Burton dramatic adaptation "Doctor Faustus" (1968). Williams passed away in December 1969 at the age of 65.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Doctor Faustus (1968) 2d scholar
2.
 Khartoum (1966) Lord Hartington
3.
 Intruder, The (1955)
4.
 The Fake (1953) Sir Richard Aldingham
5.
 The Holly and the Ivy (1952) Richard Wyndham
6.
7.
 An Ideal Husband (1947)
8.
 Secret Mission (1942)
9.
 One Of Our Aircraft Is Missing (1941) Frank Shelley
10.
 Wuthering Heights (1939) Hindley [Earnshaw]
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Stage acting debut aged 17
1929:
Broadway acting debut
1930:
Screen acting debut in "Charley's Aunt"

Education

Royal Academy of Dramatic Art: London , England -

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wife:
Margaret Vyner. Playwright. Collaberated with her on several plays.

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