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Ralph Forbes (1904–1951)

Ralph Forbes had other ideas than the family wish for him to seek a career in law or the navy. He became interested in acting and began stage work in England. By 1917, he had come to the US to get his feet wet in the film medium with his first silent that year. But he returned to the UK to work in the early British film industry from 1921 to 1926. ... See full bio »

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 1950 Pulitzer Prize Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Raven (1950)
 1950 Masterpiece Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Rivals (1950)
 1949 The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre (TV Series)
Harry Sims
- The Twelve Pound Look (1949) ... Harry Sims
 1948 Neighbor to the North (Short)
The Canadian
 1944 Frenchman's Creek
Harry St. Columb
 1940 Curtain Call
Leslie Barrivale
 1940 Adventure in Diamonds
Mr. Perrins
 1939 The Magnificent Fraud
Harrison Todd
 1938 Convicts at Large
David Brent
 1938 Kidnapped
 1938 Women Are Like That
Martin Brush
 1937 Stage Door
Cast of Stage Play
 1937 Woman Against the World
Larry Steele
 1937 Make a Wish
Walter Mays
 1937 The Last of Mrs. Cheyney
Cousin John
 1936 Love Letters of a Star
Meredith Landers
 1936 Piccadilly Jim
Lord Frederick 'Freddie' Priory
 1936 Mary of Scotland
 1936 I'll Name the Murderer
Tommy Tilton
 1935 The Goose and the Gander
Ralph Summers
 1935 Streamline Express
Fred Arnold
 1935 Age of Indiscretion
Felix Shaw
 1935 Rescue Squad
DeWitt Porter
 1935 Enchanted April
Peppo Briggs
 1934 Strange Wives
 1934 Outcast Lady
Boy Fenwick
 1934 The Fountain
 1934 Riptide
 1934 The Mystery of Mr. X
Sir Christopher Marche
 1934 Bombay Mail
William Luke-Patson
 1933 The Solitaire Man
 1933 The Avenger
Norman Craig
 1933 Pleasure Cruise
Richard Orloff aka Taversham
 1933 Christopher Strong
Harry Rawlinson
 1932 Thunder Below
 1931 The Bachelor Father
John Ashley
 1930 Her Wedding Night
Larry Charters
 1930 Inside the Lines
Eric Woodhouse
 1930 The Lady of Scandal
 1930 Mamba
Karl von Reiden
 1930 The Green Goddess
Dr. Traherne
 1930 Lilies of the Field
Ted Willing
 1928 Restless Youth
Bruce Neil
 1928 The Masks of the Devil
 1928 The Whip
Lord Brancaster
 1928 Under the Black Eagle
Karl von Zorn
 1928 The Trail of '98
 1928 The Latest from Paris
Joe Adams
 1927 The Enemy
Carl Behrend
 1927 Mr. Wu
Basil Gregory
 1924 Owd Bob
Davie McAdam
 1924 Réveille
The Kid
 1922 The Glorious Adventure
Courtier (uncredited)
 1921 A Lowland Cinderella
Master of Darrock
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Stage Play: The Visitor. Written by Kenneth White. Based on the novel by Leane Zugsmith and Carl Randau. Directed by Herman Shumlin. Henry Miller's Theatre: 17 Oct 1944- 4 Nov 1944 (23 performances). Cast: Frances Carson (as "Judith Cunningham"), Thomas Chalmers (as "Mack Burrell"), Ralph Forbes (as "Walter Dawson"), Walter Greaza (as "... See more »

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Son of the actress Mary Forbes. Brother of actress Brenda Forbes. See more »

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