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C.V. France (1868–1949)

C.V. France was born on June 30, 1868 in Bradford, Yorkshire, England. He was an actor, known for The Skin Game (1931), Went the Day Well? (1942) and If I Were King (1938). He died on April 13, 1949 in Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire, England. See full bio »

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Known For

The Skin Game
The Skin Game Mr. Hillcrist
Went the Day Well?
Went the Day Well? The Vicar
If I Were King
If I Were King Father Villon
Lord Edgware Dies
Lord Edgware Dies Lord Edgware


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 1944 It Happened One Sunday
 1944 The Halfway House
The Solicitor
 1942 Went the Day Well?
The Vicar
 1942 Adventure in Blackmail
 1940 Night Train to Munich
Admiral Hassinger
 1940 Ten Days in Paris
General de Guermantes
 1939 Cheer Boys Cheer
Tom Greenleaf
 1938 The Ware Case
 1938 The Man with the Whisper (TV Short)
 1938 If I Were King
Father Villon
 1938 Strange Boarders
Col. Lionel Anstruther
 1938 A Yank at Oxford
Dean Snodgrass
 1937 Victoria the Great
Archbishop of Canterbury
 1936 Crime Over London (uncredited)
 1936 Broken Blossoms
High Priest
 1936 Nine Days a Queen
Clergy at Execution (uncredited)
 1935 Scrooge
Spirit of Christmas Future
 1935 Regal Cavalcade
 1934 Lord Edgware Dies
Lord Edgware
 1932 A Night Like This
Micky the Mailer
 1931 Black Coffee
Sir Claude Amory
 1931 These Charming People
 1931 The Skin Game
Mr. Hillcrist
 1930 The Loves of Robert Burns
Lord Farquhar
 1924 Eugene Aram
Squire Lester
 1910 The Blue Bird (Short)

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He acted in Somerset Maugham's play, "The Land of Promise," at the Duke of York's Theatre in London, England with Irene Vanbrugh and Godfrey Tearle in the cast. See more »

Alternate Names:

Charles V. France

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Veteran British stage actor, usually seen in films as senior military officers, aged aristocrats or crusty magistrates.

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