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Davy Burnaby (1881–1949)

Davy Burnaby was born on April 7, 1881 in Buckland, Hertfordshire, England as George Davy Burnaby. He was an actor, known for On the Air (1934), The Co-Optimists (1929) and The Right to Live (1933). He died on April 18, 1949 in Angmering, Sussex, England. See full bio »

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Known For

On the Air
On the Air Davy
The Co-Optimists
The Right to Live
The Right to Live Sir George Kessler
Boys Will Be Boys
Boys Will Be Boys Col. Crableigh


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 1948 Woman Hater
 1939 Come on George!
Col. Bollinger
 1938 Many Tanks Mr. Atkins
Lord Fishlock
 1938 The Playboy
 1938 Chips
 1938 Second Best Bed
Lord Kingston
 1937 Calling All Stars
Mr. Katz
 1937 Leave It to Me
Sir William
 1937 Talking Feet
Mr. Shirley
 1937 Song of the Forge
 1937 Feather Your Nest
Sir Martin
 1937 The Song of the Road
Mr. Keppel
 1936 The Prisoner of Corbal
 1935 While Parents Sleep
Lord Cattering
 1935 Stormy Weather
 1935 Boys Will Be Boys
Col. Crableigh
 1935 Dandy Dick
Sir William Mardon
 1934 Radio Parade of 1935
Sir Ffrederick Ffotheringhay
 1934 Are You a Mason?
John Halton
 1934 The Bedroom Diplomat
 1934 Keep It Quiet
Sir Charles Good
 1934 The Man I Want
Sir George Round
 1934 Murder at the Inn
Colonel Worthing
 1934 On the Air
 1933 Just My Luck
Sir Charles Croft
 1933 Three Men in a Boat
Sir Henry Harland
 1933 Shot in the Dark
Col. Michael Browne (as Dave Burnaby)
 1933 Strike It Rich
Humphrey Wells
 1933 Cleaning Up
Lord Pumpford
 1933 That's My Wife
Major Harbottle
 1933 The Wishbone
 1933 The Right to Live
Sir George Kessler
 1929 The Devil's Maze
Mr. Fry
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage and radio actor, songwriter.

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Alternate Names:

Dave Burnaby

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Balding, heavy-set British stage and screen actor of the 1930's, rarely seen without his monocle. Had initially tried (unsuccessfully) for a legal career.

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