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Claude Dampier (1878–1955)

Claude Dampier was born on November 23, 1878 in Clapham, London, England as Claude Conolly Cowan. He was an actor and writer, known for Remember When (1939), The Adventures of Algy (1925) and Mr. Stringfellow Says No (1934). He was married to Billie Carlyle. He died on January 1, 1955 in Ashford Hospital, Stanwell, Middlesex, England. See full bio »

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Known For

Remember When
Remember When Septimus Earwicker
The Adventures of Algy
The Adventures of Algy Algernon Allison
Mr. Stringfellow Says No
King of the Castle


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 1954 Meet Mr. Malcolm
Joe Tutt
 1950 Stick 'Em Up (uncredited)
 1946 Wot! No Gangsters? (Short)
 1944 Don't Take It to Heart
 1940 The Backyard Front (Short)
 1939 Remember When
Septimus Earwicker
 1937 Sing as You Swing
Pomphrey Featherstone-Chaw
 1937 Wanted!
Henry Oatfield
 1936 Music and Millions
 1936 All In
 1936 Public Nuisance No. 1
 1936 King of the Castle
 1935 No Monkey Business
 1935 Boys Will Be Boys
Theo P. Finch
 1935 The White Lilac
 1935 So You Won't Talk
Wilbur Whistle
 1935 She Shall Have Music
 1934 Radio Parade of 1935
Piano Tuner
 1934 Mr. Stringfellow Says No
Mr. Piper
 1930 Claude Deputises (Short)
The Man
 1925 The Adventures of Algy
Algernon Allison
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Buck-toothed, bowler-hatted, gurgly voiced British stand-up comedian, with music hall and radio experience. Invariably played slow-witted country yokels and was billed in one of his acts as 'The Professional Idiot'. Toured in Australia with Edward Branscombe's Dandies between 1910 and 1917. After making his first two films in Australia, became a familiar comic foil in British productions of the ... See more »

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