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|Also Known As:||Died:||January 18, 1954|
|Born:||December 27, 1879||Cause of Death:||complications from diabetes and Bright's disease|
|Birth Place:||Sandwich, England, GB||Profession:||Cast ...|
RATE AND COMMENT
Left family to seek fortune as a tea planter in Ceylon
Returned home to pursue acting career after drought brought him to ruin
London stage debut "Sherlock Holmes"
Appeared on stage mostly with the Lunts
Made screen debut at age 61 in "The Maltese Falcon"
Suffering from diabetes and Bright's disease, retired from the screen; last film, "Malaya"
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