(July 21, 1863-December 20, 1948)
Born in London, United Kingdom
Birth name was Charles Aubrey Smith
English cricket player (1882-96)
Appeared in the films 'The Builder of Bridges' (1915), 'The Witching Hour' (1916), 'Castles in Spain' (1920), 'Flames of Passion' (1922), 'The Unwanted' (1924), 'Bachelor Father' (1931), 'Tarzan the Ape Man' (1932), 'Queen Christina' (1933), 'The Scarlet Empress' (1934), 'Cleopatra' (1934), 'Clive of India' (1935), 'The Lives of a Bengal Lancer' (1935), 'Little Lord Fauntleroy' (1936), 'Romeo and Juliet' (1936), 'The Prisoner of Zenda' (1937), 'Kidnapped' (1938), 'Another Thin Man' (1939), 'The Four Feathers' (1939), 'Rebecca' (1940), 'Waterloo Bridge' (1940), 'Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde' (1941), 'Madame Curie' (1943), 'The White Cliffs of Dover' (1944), 'And Then There Were None' (1945), 'Unconquered' (1947) and 'Little Women' (1949)
Founded the Hollywood Cricket Club (1932)
Why he might be annoying
He was typecast as an Englishman -- usually a military officer -- with a stiff upper lip.
He pressured other English actors in LA into making regular appearances at the Hollywood Cricket Club.
He was parodied in Evelyn Waugh's novel 'The Loved One' and as Commander McBragg in the Tennessee Tuxedo cartoons.
Why he might not be annoying
While prospecting for gold in South Africa, he developed pneumonia and was wrongly pronounced dead (1889).
He was married to Isabelle Wood for over fifty years until his death.
He was knighted for his contributions to Anglo-American friendship (1944).
Credit: C. Fishel
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