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Lawford Davidson (1890–1964)

Lawford Davidson was born on January 1, 1890 in London, England as Charles Lawford Davidson. He was an actor, known for The Patent Leather Kid (1927), The Little Door Into the World (1923) and Running Water (1922). He died in 1964 in Bedford, Bedfordshire, England. See full bio »

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The Patent Leather Kid
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Running Water
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 1930 Hell's Angels
British Officer Shot by Firing Squad (uncredited)
 1930 Ladies Love Brutes
George Windham
 1929 Her Private Affair
Arnold Hartmann
 1929 The Mysterious Dr. Fu Manchu
Clarkson (uncredited)
 1929 The Studio Murder Mystery
Al Hemming (uncredited)
 1929 The Overland Telegraph
 1929 The Wolf of Wall Street
David Tyler (voice, uncredited)
 1929 The Love Doctor
Preston DeWitt
 1928 George Washington Cohen
Mr. Connolly
 1928 Three-Ring Marriage
 1928 Burning Daylight
 1928 Daredevil's Reward
 1927 Blood Will Tell
Jim Cowen
 1927 Marriage
Sir Roderick Dover
 1927 Cheaters
Jim Kingston
 1927 One Increasing Purpose
Dr. Byrne
 1927 A Little Journey
Alfred Demis
 1926 Sin Cargo
Jim Darrell
 1926 The Country Beyond
Henry Harland
 1926 College Days
Professor Maynard
 1926 The Golden Web
George Sisk
 1926 Tony Runs Wild
 1925 The Golden Strain
Maj. Gaynes
 1925 Bright Lights
Marty Loftus
 1925 Wildfire
John Duffy
 1925 The Sky Raider
Gregg Vanesse
 1925 Back to Life
Wallace Straker
 1924 Love of Women
Ernest Herrick
 1924 Miami
Ranson Tate
 1924 Neglected Women
Major Dereth
 1923 Constant Hot Water (Short)
 1923 The Starlit Garden
Silas Grangerson
 1923 Through Fire and Water
Dr. Manning
 1922 The Grass Orphan
Aubrey Smythe
 1922 A Rogue in Love
Ray Carrell
 1922 Running Water
Capt. Hilary Cheyne
 1922 The Crimson Circle
Raphael Willings
 1922/II Faust (Short)
 1922 The Truants
Lionel Callam
 1922 Half a Truth
Chris Kennaway
 1922 The Persistent Lovers
Honorable Ivor Jocelyn
 1922 The Glorious Adventure
Lord Fitzroy
 1922 The Passionate Friends
Guy Ladislaw
 1920 Testimony
Cecil Coram
 1920 Squandered Lives
Charles Denbeigh-Smith
 1920 The Lure of Crooning Water
Frank Howard

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Was the first actor to dub his voice in place of another's in 1929's "The Wolf of Wall Street." Onscreen actor Paul Lukas, from Budapest, had not yet lost his accent, and so Davidson supplied his voice in the film.

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