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Date of Birth 11 June 1875Naples, New York, USA
Date of Death 28 October 1945Los Angeles, California, USA
Birth NameGilbert Emery Bensley Pottle
Height 6' 2" (1.88 m)

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Gilbert Emery was born on June 11, 1875 in Naples, New York, USA as Gilbert Emery Bensley Pottle. He was an actor and writer, known for A Farewell to Arms (1932), Dracula's Daughter (1936) and That Hamilton Woman (1941). He died on October 28, 1945 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

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Mother's maiden name was Hariette G. Gilbert.
Member of the Paris Peace Conference in 1918-1919.
Attended Amherst College, graduating in 1899.
Ambulance man in France during WWI. Also wrote plays performed in Broadway and scripts for Hollywood.
Began his career as a writer of plays, poems and short stories, using his birth name of Pottle.
He was born in New York but grew up in England.
Character actor in portrayals of distinguished or aristocratic types; in films from 1921 until the year he died.

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