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Lionel Braham worked in a variety of genres and built up a diverse and reputable career. Braham's career started with debut roles in the adventure "Don Juan" (1926) with John Barrymore, "Skinner's Dress Suit" (1926) with Reginald Denny, and "As You Like It" (1936). Braham made film his next project, appearing in the comedy adaptation "Personal Property" (1937) with Jean Harlow, the Bobby Mauch adventure "The Prince and the Pauper" (1937) and the Shirley Temple Black adventure "Wee Willie Winkie" (1937). He also appeared in "A Christmas Carol" (1938) with Reginald Owen. Toward the end of his career, Braham acted in the Erskine Sanford dramatic adaptation "Macbeth" (1948).

Lionel Braham worked in a variety of genres and built up a diverse and reputable career. Braham's career started with debut roles in the adventure "Don Juan" (1926) with John Barrymore, "Skinner's Dress Suit" (1926) with Reginald Denny, and "As You Like It" (1936). Braham made film his next project, appearing in the comedy adaptation "Personal Property" (1937) with Jean Harlow, the Bobby Mauch adventure "The Prince and the Pauper" (1937) and the Shirley Temple Black adventure "Wee Willie Winkie" (1937). He also appeared in "A Christmas Carol" (1938) with Reginald Owen. Toward the end of his career, Braham acted in the Erskine Sanford dramatic adaptation "Macbeth" (1948).

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Macbeth (1948) Siward
2.
 Two Sisters from Boston (1946) Opera singer
3.
 The Song of Bernadette (1945) Baron Massey
4.
 Once Upon a Time (1944) Weight lifter
5.
 Our Hearts Were Young and Gay (1944) Middle-aged Englishman
6.
 I Dood It (1943) Mr. Gillingham
7.
 The Little Princess (1939) Colonel
8.
 A Christmas Carol (1938) Spirit of Christmas Present
9.
 There Goes My Heart (1938) Cop
10.
 Lord Jeff (1938) Constable
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Source: The Stars of Hollywood Forever: 1901-2006

Born: April 1, 1879 England
Died: October 6, 1947 Hollywood, CA
Cousin of actor Horace Braham, Lionel began his career on the stage playing in such hits as ‘Androcles and The Lion,’ ‘Mecca’ and ‘Vagabond King.’ Braham died at his home of a heart attack while listening to the World Series.

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