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Arthur Byron (1872–1943)

Arthur Byron was born on April 3, 1872 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Arthur William Byron. He was an actor, known for The Mummy (1932), The Prisoner of Shark Island (1936) and 20,000 Years in Sing Sing (1932). He was married to Lillian Hall and Kathryn Keys. He died on July 17, 1943 in Hollywood, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Mummy
The Mummy Sir Joseph Whemple
The Prisoner of Shark Island
20,000 Years in Sing Sing
20,000 Years in Sing Sing Warden Paul Long
The Mayor of Hell
The Mayor of Hell Judge Gilbert


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 1937 The Prisoner of Zenda (scenes deleted)
 1936 The Prisoner of Shark Island
Mr. Erickson
 1935 Oil for the Lamps of China
No. 1 Boss
 1935 Murder in the Fleet
Capt. John Winslow
 1935 The Casino Murder Case
Richard Kinkaid
 1935 Shadow of Doubt
Morgan Bellwood
 1934 The Secret Bride
Governor W.H. Vincent
 1934 The President Vanishes
President Craig Stanley
 1934 That's Gratitude
Thomas Maxwell
 1934 The Man with Two Faces
Dr. Kendall
 1934 The Notorious Sophie Lang
Police Insp. Stone
 1934 Fog Over Frisco
 1934 Stand Up and Cheer!
John Harly
 1934 The House of Rothschild
 1934 Two Alone
 1933 College Coach
Dr. Phillip Sargent
 1933 The Mayor of Hell
Judge Gilbert
 1933 Private Detective 62
Tracey (uncredited)
 1933 The Silk Express
Conductor Clark
 1933 Gabriel Over the White House
Jasper Brooks - Secretary of State
 1933 Tonight Is Ours
General Krish
 1932 Fast Life
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Stage Play: Samson. Written by Henri Bernstein. Directed by William Seymour. Criterion Theatre: 19 Oct 1908- Mar 1909 (closing date unknown/152 performances). Cast: Arthur Byron (as "Jerome Le Govain"), Henry Carvill, Constance Collier (as "Anne-Marie"), Frederic De Belleville, Pauline Frederick (as "Elsie Vernette"), William Gillette, H.J... See more »


5' 10" (1.78 m)

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Probably should be nicknamed "Official" (Arthur "Official" Byron), to distinguish him from the unrelated actor nicknamed "Pop" (see on IMDB under A. S. "Pop" Byron). In his film career this Arthur "Official" Byron often played roles of government officials, professors, doctors, and other respectable gentlemen. See more »

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