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George Arliss (1868–1946)


One of the oldest actors on the screen in the 1920s and 1930s, George Arliss starred on the London stage from an early age. He came to the United States and starred in several films, but it was his role as British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli in Disraeli (1929) that brought him his greatest success. See full bio »

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(age 77) in London, England, UK

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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 1936 East Meets West
Sultan of Rungay
 1935 Trans-Atlantic Tunnel
Prime Minister of Great Britain (as Mr. George Arliss)
 1935 Mister Hobo
François Rothschild aka The Guv'nor
 1933 The Working Man
Reeves
 1933 The King's Vacation
Phillip
 1932 The Man Who Played God
Montgomery Royle (as Mr. George Arliss)
 1924 Twenty Dollars a Week
John Reeves
 1923 The Green Goddess
Rajah of Rukh
 1922 The Man Who Played God
Montgomery Royle
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in "Septimus" on Broadway. Written by Philip Littell. Based on the novel by W.J. Locke. Hackett Theatre: 22 Nov 1909-Dec 1909 (closing date unknown/32 performances). Cast: Claus Bogel, Florence Edney, Herman Hirshberg, Laura Linden, Bertha Livingston, Jane Lothian, Dorothy Rossmore, Emily Stevens, Frances Welstead, ... See more »

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4 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 4 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Mr. George Arliss
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Personal Quote:

Humility is the only true wisdom by which we prepare our minds for all the possible changes of life. See more »

Trivia:

Discovered and promoted Bette Davis. See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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