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Randle Ayrton (1869–1940)

Randle Ayrton born in Chester in 1869. Educated at Geneva University. became a highly well-known performer in classical theatre, making his acting debut at the Old Avenue Theatre in London in 1890, and has been successful in London's West End and in America until the late 1930's. sophisticated gentleman in English silent and sound films. first ... See full bio »
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 1939 England's Shakespeare (Documentary short)
 1936 Talk of the Devil
John Findlay
 1936 Debt of Honour
Captain Turner
 1934 Power
 1931 The Dreyfus Case
Court-martial president
 1930 The Great Game
 1930 Two Worlds
Simon Goldscheider (British Version)
 1929 The Hate Ship
Captain MacDonnell
 1929 The Feather
 1929 High Seas
Captain Jeffrey
 1929 The Romance of Seville
 1928/I Glorious Youth
 1928/II Eileen of the Trees
Joe Skrines - Garage owner
 1927 One of the Best
Gen. Gregg
 1927 Passion Island
Paolo Bernatti
 1927 The Little People
 1924 A Woman's Secret
Count de Silva
 1923 Chu-Chin-Chow
Kasim Baba
 1921 No. 5 John Street
I. Azreal
 1921 The Wonderful Year
The Happiness Dispenser
 1918 The Hanging Judge
Reginald Tamlyn
 1918 My Sweetheart
Joe Shotwell
 1917 Profit and the Loss
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He acted in the Shakespeare Birthday Festival at the Stratford Picture House in Stratford, England with Dorothy Massingham, Eric Maxon, Roy Byford, and Gyles Isham in the cast. W. Bridges Adams was director. See more »

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Grandfather of producer and author Francis Hitching'. Great grandfather of actresses Susannah Hitching and Emma Hitching.

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