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Also Known As: Died: March 31, 1951
Born: September 30, 1896 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: London, England, GB Profession: Cast ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Frenchman's Creek (1944) as Harry St. Columb
A British noblewoman flees the life of the court to run off with a French pirate.
2.
Calling Philo Vance (1940) as Tom MacDonald
Society sleuth Philo Vance tangles with foreign agents when he investigates the murder of an aircraft manufacturer.
3.
Adventure in Diamonds (1940) as Mr. Perrins
4.
Curtain Call (1940) as Leslie Barrivale
Two producers get back at a temperamental star by putting her in a sure flop.
5.
The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939) as Sir Hugo Baskerville
Sherlock Holmes uncovers a plot to murder the heir to a country estate.
6.
The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex (1939) as Lord Knollys
Elizabeth I''''s love for the Earl of Essex threatens to destroy her kingdom.
7.
Tower of London (1939) as Henry Tudor
An ambitious duke uses his executioner henchman to kill his way to the crown.
8.
The Magnificent Fraud (1939) as Harrison Todd
9.
Annabel Takes a Tour (1938) as Viscount [Ronald River-Clyde]
A movie star on tour gets thrown into a variety of wacky publicity stunts.
10.
Kidnapped (1938) as James
A young man''''s evil uncle arranges for him to be kidnapped and sent to sea.
11.
Women Are Like That (1938) as Martin Brush
Years after their break-up, a couple finds each other all over again.
12.
If I Were King (1938) as Oliver LeDain
Vagabond poet Francois Villon wins the chance to improve life in Medieval France, if he will give up his lower-class friends.
13.
Convicts at Large (1938) as David [Brent]
14.
The Legion of Missing Men (1937) as Bob Carter
15.
Rich Relations (1937) as Dave Walton
16.
The Last of Mrs. Cheyney (1937) as Cousin John
A chic jewel thief in England falls in love with one of her marks.
17.
Make a Wish (1937) as [Walter] Mays
While at summer camp in the Maine woods, little Bobby Breen befriends composer Basil Rathbone, who left the city to try and break his creative block, and is soon playing matchmaker for his widowed singer mother and Rathbone.
18.
The Thirteenth Chair (1937) as Lionel Trent
A phony psychic tries to solve a murder that took place during her seance.
19.
Stage Door (1937) as Cast of stage play
Women at a theatrical boarding house try to make their big break happen.
20.
Mary of Scotland (1936) as Randolph
Biography of the flighty Scottish queen who was brought down by love.
21.
Piccadilly Jim (1936) as Lord [Freddie] Priory
A cartoonist pokes fun at his widowed father's future in-laws.
22.
Love Letters of a Star (1936) as Meredith Landers
23.
Romeo and Juliet (1936) as Paris, young nobleman kinsman to the prince
Shakespeare's classic tale of young lovers from feuding families.
24.
Daniel Boone (1936) as Stephen Marlowe
In 1775, Daniel Boone leads thirty settler families to Kentucky where they face two threats: Indian raiders led by renegade white Simon Girty, who opposes settlement; and the schemes of effete Stephen Marlowe to seize title to the new lands. Perils, battles, escapes, and a love interest round out the story.
25.
I'll Name the Murderer (1936) as Tommy Tilton
26.
The Goose and the Gander (1935) as Ralph Summers
A divorcee can't stop meddling in her ex-husband's affairs.
27.
Rescue Squad (1935) as De Witt Porter
28.
Streamline Express (1935) as Fred Arnold
A disparate group of people meet as passengers on a superspeed train crossing the U.S. Aboard are a seductive blackmailer and the stage director he intends to frame, a woman chasing her husband who is running away with the blackmail victim, and the stage director's feisty leading lady.
29.
Age of Indiscretion (1935) as Felix Shaw
A moralistic publisher discovers his wife is cheating on him.
30.
The Three Musketeers (1935) as Duke of Buckingham
Alexandre Dumas's classic swashbuckler about a young guardsman fighting for the queen's honor.
31.
Enchanted April (1935) as Peppo Briggs
Two women rent an Italian villa to escape from their unfulfilling marriages.
32.
Bombay Mail (1934) as William Luka Patson
33.
Strange Wives (1934) as Paul
34.
The Fountain (1934) as Ballater
35.
Twentieth Century (1934) as George Smith
A tempestuous theatrical director tries to win back the star he created and then drove away.
36.
Outcast Lady (1934) as Boy Fenwick
A spoiled rich girl sacrifices her reputation to preserve her dead husband''''s memory.
37.
The Mystery of Mr. X (1934) as [Sir Christopher] Marche
A sophisticated jewel thief tries to prove himself innocent of a string of cop murders.
38.
Shock (1934) as Derek Marbury, also known as John Drake
39.
Riptide (1934) as [David] Fenwick
A chorus girl weds a British lord then falls for an old flame.
40.
The Barretts of Wimpole Street (1934) as Captain Surtees Cook
An invalid poetess defies her father's wishes to marry a dashing young poet.
41.
Christopher Strong (1933) as Harry Rawlinson
An aviatrix''''s affair with a married man could cost her her career.
42.
The Phantom Broadcast (1933) as Norman Wilder
43.
The Avenger (1933) as Norman Craig
44.
The Solitaire Man (1933) as [Robert] Bascom
Crooks double cross each other during a tense flight from Paris to London.
45.
Pleasure Cruise (1933) as Richard Taversham
An idle Englishman poses as ship''s barber to spy on his breadwinner wife on a cruise.
46.
Thunder Below (1932) as Davis
47.
Smilin' Through (1932) as Willie Ainley
A young woman falls in love with the son of an old family enemy.
48.
Beau Ideal (1931) as John Geste
In this sequel to the classic Beau Geste, a Legionnaire gets mixed up in an Arabian religious war.
49.
The Bachelor Father (1931) as John Ashley
An aging Don Juan decides to get better acquainted with his grown children.
50.
Mamba (1930) as Karl von Reiden
August Bolte, the richest man in a settlement in German East Africa in the period before World War I, is called "Mamba" by the locals, which is the name of a deadly snake. Despised by the locals and the European settlers alike for his greed and arrogance, Bolte forces the beautiful daughter of a destitute nobleman to marry him in exchange for saving her father from ruin. Upon her arrival in Africa, she falls in love with an officer in the local German garrison. When World War I breaks out, Bolte, unable to avoid being conscripted, foments a rebellion among the local natives.
51.
Her Wedding Night (1930) as Larry Charters
52.
The Green Goddess (1930) as Dr. Traherne
A fanatical Indian potentate holds British settlers hostage.
53.
The Lady of Scandal (1930) as John
A nobleman risks his family''''s wrath by courting an actress.
54.
Lilies of the Field (1930) as Ted Willing
55.
Inside the Lines (1930) as Eric Woodhouse
During World War I, German spies stop at nothing to spy on the allied war plans stored at Gibraltar.
56.
The Trail of '98 (1929) as Larry
San Francisco boys risk their lives to scout gold in the Klondike.
57.
The Actress (1928) as Arthur Gower
A theatrical troupe from the west end of London loses its leading lady (Rose Trelawny) when she goes off to marry a rich young man from the other side of town (Arthur Gower). The rest of the play deals with the budding romance and trials and tribulations of their love, as well as the changing face of late-19th-century theatre.
58.
The Masks of the Devil (1928) as Manfred
59.
The Whip (1928) as Lord Brancaster
Lord Brancaster, a decent and upright British nobleman, loses his memory in an accident. While in this amnesiac condition, he becomes involved with the training of a horse, the Whip, for racing at Ascot. Attempts to prevent the Whip running, as well as attempts to cheat Brancaster out of his rightful estate, almost succeed.
60.
Restless Youth (1928) as Bruce Neil
61.
Under the Black Eagle (1928) as Karl von Zorn
62.
The Enemy (1928) as Carl Behrend
Newlyweds are torn apart by war.
63.
The Latest From Paris (1928) as Joe Adams
Romance blossoms between salespersons from feuding dress companies.
64.
Mr. Wu (1927) as Basil Gregory
In this silent film, a Chinese patriarch goes mad when his daughter falls for an Englishman.
65.
Beau Geste (1926) as John Geste
Michael "Beau" Geste leaves England in disgrace and joins the infamous French Foreign Legion. He is reunited with his two brothers in North Africa, where they face greater danger from their own sadistic commander than from the rebellious Arabs.

Cast (short)

66.
La Fiesta de Santa Barbara (1935)
This short film provides a musical and sketch comedy revue staged as a fiesta in Santa Barbara.

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