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Basil Gill (1877–1955)

Basil Gill was born on March 10, 1877 in Birkenhead, Cheshire, England. He was an actor, known for High Treason (1929), Knight Without Armor (1937) and School for Scandal (1930). He was married to Margaret von Cavania (actress). He died on April 23, 1955 in Hove, East Sussex, England. See full bio »

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Known For

High Treason
High Treason President Stephen Deane
Knight Without Armor
School for Scandal
School for Scandal Sir Peter Teazle
The Citadel
The Citadel Doctor Page


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 1938 The Citadel
Doctor Page
 1938 Sidewalks of London
 1938 Dangerous Medicine
Sir Francis
 1938 Will Shakespeare (TV Movie)
 1938 The Crooked Billet (TV Movie)
 1937 Journey's End (TV Movie)
Lt. Osborne
 1937 Knight Without Armor
 1936 Rembrandt
Rembrandt's Brother
 1936 The Crimson Circle
James Beardmore
 1936 Gaol Break
Dr. Walter Merkin
 1935 The Divine Spark
 1935 Regal Cavalcade
 1931 Glamour
Lord Westborough
 1930 Should a Doctor Tell?
Dr. Bruce Smith
 1929 High Treason
President Stephen Deane
 1926 Julius Caesar (Short)
 1926 Santa Claus (Short)
Santa Claus
 1920 The Worldlings
Maurice Blake / Philip Jardine
 1919 Missing the Tide
Sir Felix Faber
 1919 God's Good Man
Reverend John Walden
 1919 Keeper of the Door
Max Wyndham
 1919 The Irresistible Flapper
Ormande York
 1919 The Homemaker
Wilbur Benson
 1919 The Soul of Guilda Lois
Julian Neave
 1918 What's the Use of Grumbling (Short)
The Man
 1917 The Ragged Messenger
Reverend John Morton
 1917 The Adventures of Dick Dolan (Short)
Dick Dolan
 1916 On the Banks of Allan Water
Richard Warden

Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in James Elroy Flecker and Frederich Delius's play, "Hassan," at His Majesty's Theater in London, England with Henry Ainley, S. Esme Percy, Leon Quartermaine, Malcolm Keen, Laura Cowie, and Cathleen Nesbitt in the cast. See more »

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A popular matinée idol, he played romantic leads and character roles in period drama on screen from 1911. See more »

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