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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 1 June 1887Tufnell Park, London, England, UK
Date of Death 17 November 1974Ealing, London, England, UK
Birth NameClifford Hardman Brook
Height 5' 11" (1.8 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Born in London, England to Charlotte Mary (opera singer) and George Alfred Brook. He was educated privately. Stage experience included: "Oliver Twist", "Voysey Inheritence", "If I were King", "Importance of Being Ernest", Fair and Warmer", "Over Sunday", "Clothes and the WOman", and many others. Screen experience with Graham-Cutts Company in London. He appeared in "Woman to Woman", and others. In 1924 he came to America.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Dave Curbow <Curbow@apple.com>

Spouse (1)

Mildred Evelyn (1920 - 17 November 1974) (his death) (2 children)

Trivia (5)

Father of actress Faith Brook and actor Lyndon Brook
In their 1975 career article on the star, "Films in Review' reported that at the height of his popularity, Brook received an average 12,000 fan letters per month and a salary of $5000 per week.
The son of an opera singer, violinist and writer.
On stage from 1918. In American films from 1924 to 1935; in British films from 1935 to 1943, subsequently returning to the theatre.
Served in the Artists' Rifles during the First World War. Prior to that worked in insurance and journalism.

Personal Quotes (2)

Hollywood is a chain gang and we lose the will to escape. The links of the chain are not forged with cruelties but with luxuries.
[at age 87] Since I stopped going to doctors and gave up all my pills, I've felt perfectly well.

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