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Harry Beresford (1863–1944)

Harry Beresford was born on November 4, 1863 in London, England as Henry William Walter Horseley Beresford. He was an actor and writer, known for David Copperfield (1935), Follow the Fleet (1936) and Little Women (1933). He was married to Edith Wylie (actress). He died on October 4, 1944 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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David Copperfield
David Copperfield Dr. Chillip
Follow the Fleet
Follow the Fleet Captain Hickey
Little Women
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Anna Karenina


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 1938 Newsboys' Home
 1937 She Asked for It
Mr. Switch, the Lawyer
 1937 She's No Lady
Uncle John
 1937 They Won't Forget
Confederate Soldier
 1937 The Go Getter
M. M. Barker
 1937 The Prince and the Pauper
The Watch
 1936 In His Steps
 1936 Postal Inspector
 1936 Grand Jury
Tom Evans
 1936 Klondike Annie
Brother Bowser
 1936 Follow the Fleet
Captain Hickey
 1935 I Found Stella Parish
 1935 Page Miss Glory
Mr. Kimball - Travelers Aid
 1935 A Dog of Flanders
 1935 I'll Love You Always
Mr. Clegg
 1934 The Age of Innocence
Museum Guard (uncredited)
 1934 Friends of Mr. Sweeney
 1934 The Merry Frinks
Mr. J. Harold Brumby
 1934 Fashions of 1934
Paris Bookseller
 1933 Lady Killer
Dr. Crane (uncredited)
 1933 College Coach
 1933 Ever in My Heart
Eli, the Gardener
 1933 Night Flight
Pierre Roblet
 1933 Bureau of Missing Persons
Bureau Client (scenes deleted)
 1933 I Cover the Waterfront
Old Chris
 1933 Bondage
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
 1933 The Mind Reader
Chief Wilson (uncredited)
 1933 Murders in the Zoo
Professor G.A. Evans
 1932 The Match King
Christian Hobe (uncredited)
 1932 The Sign of the Cross
Favius Fontelas
 1932 Doctor X
Dr. Duke
 1932 The Strange Love of Molly Louvain
Taxi Driver (uncredited)
 1932 Forgotten Commandments
 1932 Two Seconds
 1932 Scandal for Sale
 1932 Alias the Doctor
Dr. Schwarz (uncredited)
 1932 High Pressure
Dr. Rudolph Pfeiffer
 1932 Dance Team
Herbert Wilson
 1931 Sooky
Mr. Willoughby
 1931 Heaven on Earth
Capt. Lilly
 1931 Sob Sister
Pa Stevens
 1931 The Secret Call
Frank Kelly
 1931 Up Pops the Devil
Mr. Platt
 1931 Finn and Hattie
N.Y. street cleaner
 1931 Scandal Sheet
Egbert Bertram Arnold
 1928 The Dancing Town (Short)
Pa Pepperall
 1926 The Quarterback
Elmer Stone
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Stolen Fruit (1925). Drama. Written by Dario Niccodemi. Book adapted by Gladys Unger. Eltinge 42nd Street Theatre: 7 Oct 1915- Dec 1925 (closing date unknown/96 performances). Cast: Harry Beresford (as "Ballou"), Vera Dunn (as "Annette"), Laurence Eddinger (as "Pierre"), Virginia Farmer (as "Mlle. Foulard"), John R. Hamilton (... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Captain Henry William Walter Horseley Beresford

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Probably best remembered for his portrayal of the small town drunk, Clem Hawley, in the play "The Good Old Soak". A role that Wallace Beery would later play on film. See more »

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