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Herbert Beerbohm Tree (1852–1917)

Herbert Beerbohm Tree was born on December 17, 1852 in Kensington, London, England as Herbert Draper Beerbohm. He was an actor and director, known for Beerbohm Tree, the Great English Actor (1899), Henry VIII (1911) and The Tempest (1905). He was married to Lady Tree. He died on July 2, 1917 in Marylebone, London. See full bio »

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 1916 The Old Folks at Home
John Coburn (as Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree)
 1916 Macbeth
Macbeth (as Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree)
 1914 Trilby
Svengali (as Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree)
 1911 Henry VIII (Short)
Cardinal Wolsey (as Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree)
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 1911 Henry VIII (Short)
 1905 The Tempest (Short)
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 1911 Henry VIII (Short) (screenplay & adaptation - uncredited)
 1905 The Tempest (Short) (adaptation)
 1899 Beerbohm Tree, the Great English Actor (Short) (adaptation)
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 1911 Henry VIII (Short) (producer)
 1905 The Tempest (Short) (producer)
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 1995 Cinema Europe: The Other Hollywood (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself / Svengali
- Opportunity Lost (1995) ... Himself / Svengali (uncredited)

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(April 8, 1895 - Closing date unknown) "An Enemy of the People," original drama; written by Henrik Ibsen, with Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree in the cast; on Broadway at the Abbey's Theatre (demolished 1930), Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA (1 performance). See more »

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11 Print Biographies | 7 Articles | See more »

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Sir Herbert Beerbohm-Tree | Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree

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[on cinema] New and vigorous impulses seem to me to be at work in it, and doubtless before long it will drop all slavish copying of the stage and strike out along fresh paths.


Father of actress Viola Tree and grandfather of actor David Tree. See more »

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