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Also Known As: Henry Watterston Hull Died: March 8, 1977
Born: October 3, 1890 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Louisville, Kentucky, USA Profession: actor, author, playwright, mining engineer

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 The Chase (1966) Briggs
2.
 The Fool Killer (1965) Dirty Jim Jelliman
3.
 Master of the World (1961) Prudent
4.
 The Sheriff of Fractured Jaw (1959) [Doc] Masters
5.
 The Buccaneer (1959) Ezra Peavey
6.
 The Oregon Trail (1959) Seton
7.
 The Proud Rebel (1958) Judge Morley
8.
 The Buckskin Lady (1957) Doc Medley
9.
 Man with the Gun (1955) Marshal Lee Sims
10.
 Kentucky Rifle (1955) Preacher Bently
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1911:
Stage acting debut
1916:
Film acting debut in "The Man Who Came Back"

Education

City College of New York: New York , New York -
Columbia University: New York , New York -
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art: New York , New York -

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brother:
Shelley Vaughan Hull. Actor. Born 1884; died 1919; married to actress Josephine Hull.

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Henry Hull (October 3, 1890 – March 8, 1977) was an American character actor with a unique voice, most noted for playing the lead in the first werewolf movie, Universal Pictures's classic Werewolf of London (1935). The film flopped, possibly because audiences of the time found the movie too similar in some ways to Paramount's Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1932) with Fredric March, but has since come to be highly regarded. Born Henry Vaughan in Louisville, Kentucky, he appeared in 74 films between 1917 and 1966, a half-century span, often playing supporting characters like the father of Tyrone Power's love interest Nancy Kelly in Jesse James (1939). He appeared as Charles Rittenhouse, a wealthy industrialist in Alfred Hitchcock's Lifeboat (1944)and as Cary Cooper's mentor,Henry Cameron, in The Fountainhead (1949). Two other notable roles were as Abel Magwitch in the 1934 version of Great Expectations and in the last film of veteran director Tod Browning, Miracles for Sale (1939). Hull's last movie was The Chase (1966) with Marlon Brando and Robert Redford. An accomplished stage actor, Hull frequently appeared on Broadway early in his career and is credited with creating the role of Jeeter Lester in the long-running play Tobacco Road (1933), based on the novel by Erskine Caldwell.

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