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Wyrley Birch (1883–1959)

Wyrley Birch was born on May 7, 1883 in Montréal, Québec, Canada as Ernest Wyrley Birch. He was an actor, known for The Last Days of Pompeii (1935), Dear Old Dad (1938) and Grand Exit (1935). He was married to Grace Bullock. He died on February 7, 1959 in Mount Kisco, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Dear Old Dad
Grand Exit
Grand Exit Warden
Trapped by Television
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 1958 Naked City (TV Series)
- And a Merry Christmas to the Force on Patrol (1958) ... Burr (uncredited)
 1956-1957 The Phil Silvers Show (TV Series)
Uncle Jasper / Butterworth Employee
- Bilko's Double Life (1957) ... Uncle Jasper
- Bilko on Wall Street (1956) ... Butterworth Employee (uncredited)
 1953 Suspense (TV Series)
- Nightmare at Ground Zero (1953) ... Painter (as Wyrly Birch)
 1953 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
- Force of Circumstance (1953) ... Judge
 1953 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series)
- Printer's Measure (1953) ... Lundy
 1950-1953 The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (TV Series)
- Printer's Measure (1953) ... Lundy
- Semmelweis (1950)
 1953 The World on a Wire (TV Movie)
 1953 The Doctor (TV Series)
- Medal of Honor (1953)
 1952 The Bride's Teapot (TV Movie)
 1952 The Last Command (TV Movie)
 1950-1951 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
- Mountain Song (1951)
- Green Eyes (1950) ... Man
 1950 Musical Comedy Time (TV Series)
- Anything Goes (1950)
 1950 Lights Out (TV Series)
- Benuili Chant (1950)
 1950 Cameo Theatre (TV Series)
 1949-1950 The Clock (TV Series)
- William and Mary (1950)
- The Hitchhiker (1949)
 1949 Colgate Theatre (TV Series)
- Old Flame (1949)
 1947 Boomerang!
Father George A. Lambert (uncredited)
 1938 Dear Old Dad (Short)
 1938 Little Me (Short)
 1937 Lost Horizon
Missionary (uncredited)
 1936 Blackmailer
 1936 Shakedown
Mr. Morrison (uncredited)
 1936 Trapped by Television
Paul Turner
 1936 Devil's Squadron
Farmer (uncredited)
 1936 Panic on the Air
Maj. Bliss
 1936 Mr. Deeds Goes to Town
Psychiatrist (uncredited)
 1936 The Music Goes 'Round
 1935 The Lone Wolf Returns
Mr. Cole (uncredited)
 1935 If You Could Only Cook
Minister (uncredited)
 1935 Too Tough to Kill
Board Member (uncredited)
 1935 One-Way Ticket
Manager of Art Office (uncredited)
 1935 Guard That Girl
Josuha Scranton
 1935 Grand Exit
 1935 The Last Days of Pompeii
 1935 She Couldn't Take It
Dr. Schaeffer (uncredited)
 1935 After the Dance
 1935 Love Me Forever
Auctioneer (uncredited)
 1935 The Awakening of Jim Burke
Lem Hardie
 1935 Air Hawks
Mr. Holden
 1916 De Voortrekkers
Rev. Francis Owen (as E. Wyrley Birch)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Play: The Desperate Hours. Melodrama. Written by Joseph Hayes. From the novel of the same name by Joseph Hayes. Directed by Robert Montgomery. Ethel Barrymore Theatre: 10 Feb 1955- 13 Aug 1955 (212 performances). Cast: Nancy Coleman, Karl Malden (as "Dan Hillard"), Paul Newman (as "Glenn Griffin"), George Matthews, Wyrley Birch (as "... See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

E. Wyrley Birch | Wyrly Birch

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Personal Quote:

There was a charm and excitement about being with a touring company, which has never existed in a long Broadway run with a single success. Heaven forfend that I should cry down a New York hit or the good luck to be in one, since from the economic point of view it is an actor's dream, and there were inconveniences on the road that I daresay I forget with the passage of time, but I can tell you I'd... See more »

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