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Laurence Hanray (1874–1947)

Laurence Hanray was born on May 16, 1874 in London, England. He was an actor and composer, known for The Private Life of Henry VIII. (1933), The Man Who Could Work Miracles (1936) and My Learned Friend (1943). He died on November 28, 1947. See full bio »


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 1947 Mine Own Executioner
Dr. Lefage
 1947 The Green Pack (TV Movie)
Dr. Thurston (as Lawrence Hanray)
 1947 Larry the Lamb (TV Movie)
Mr. Growser (as Lawrence Hanray)
 1947 Everyman (TV Movie)
 1946 A Hundred Years Old (TV Movie)
Papa Juan (as Lawrence Hanray)
 1945 Waterloo Road
Traveller to Basingstoke (uncredited)
 1945 Read All About It (Short)
Bostock (uncredited)
 1944 A Lady Surrenders
Angus Rossiter
 1944 Hotel Reserve
Police Commissioner (as Lawrence Hanray)
 1944 On Approval
Parkes (as Lawrence Hanray)
 1943 My Learned Friend
Sir Norman
 1942 Let the People Sing
Bit Role (uncredited)
 1942 A.J. Cronin's Hatter's Castle
Dr. Lawrie
 1942 Courageous Mr. Penn (uncredited)
 1941 Old Mother Riley's Circus
Cheddar, KC
 1941 The Ghost of St. Michael's
Clerk of Court (uncredited)
 1941 Quiet Wedding
Mr. Williamson (uncredited)
 1940 21 Days Together
 1939 The Rising Sun (TV Movie)
Old Strong, his father (as Lawrence Hanray)
 1939 The Great Adventure (TV Movie)
Dr. Pascoe (30th May 1939 version) (as Lawrence Hanray)
 1939 Rake's Progress (TV Movie)
George Kearsey, his printer (April) / Mr. Webb, Solicitor to the Treasury (May) (as Lawrence Hanray)
 1939 The Pilgrim's Progress (TV Movie)
Wordly Wiseman and Judge Hategood (as Lawrence Hanray)
 1939 Middle-Class Murder (TV Movie)
Coroner (as Lawrence Hanray)
 1939 Moonshine (TV Short) (as Lawrence Hanray)
 1938 Richard of Bordeaux (TV Movie)
Michael de la Pole (as Lawrence Hanray)
 1938 Many Waters (TV Movie) (as Lawrence Hanray)
 1938 The Dear Departed (TV Short)
Abel Merryweather (as Lawrence Hanray)
 1938 A Royal Divorce
Klemens von Metternich
 1938 Julius Caesar (TV Movie)
 1938 Action for Slander
Clerk of Court (as Lawrence Hanray)
 1937 The Last Chance
Mr. Perrin
 1937 Larceny Street
 1937 The Girl in the Taxi
 1937 Bombs Over London
Sir George, Lead Conspirator
 1937 Knights for a Day (uncredited)
 1937 The Show Goes On
Waiter (uncredited)
 1937 It's Never Too Late to Mend
Lawyer Crawley (as Lawrence Hanray)
 1937 Moonlight Sonata
Mr. Bishop
 1937 Dark Journey
 1937 Fire Over England
French Ambassador
 1936 The Show Goes On
 1936 Rembrandt
Heertsbeeke (as Lawrence Hanray)
 1936 As You Like It
Third Lord (uncredited)
 1936 Scotland Yard Commands
Jenkinson (as Lawrence Hanray)
 1936 The Man Who Could Work Miracles
Mr. Bamfylde
 1936 Beloved Impostor
 1936 Mozart
Archbishop of Salzburg (as Lawrence Hanray)
 1935 Expert's Opinion
 1935 Drake the Pirate
Minor role (uncredited)
 1935 Adventure Ltd.
Simon Ledbury
 1935 Escape Me Never
Undetermined role (uncredited)
 1935 Mimi
 1935 Street Song
 1935 Murder at Monte Carlo
 1934 The Scarlet Pimpernel
Burke (uncredited)
 1934 What Happened Then?
Dr. Bristol
 1934 Easy Money
Mr. Pim
 1934 The Great Defender
 1934 Chu Chin Chow
Kasim Baba
 1933 His Grace Gives Notice
Mr. Grayling
 1933 The Man from Toronto
 1932 There Goes the Bride
Police Chief (uncredited)
 1932 Leap Year
 1932 Wedding Rehearsal
News editor
 1932 Over Night
 1932 Love on Wheels
Gallop's Commissionaire (uncredited)
 1932 Faithful Hearts
Major Ango (as Lawrence Hanray)
 1931 Her Reputation
Mr. Montgomery
 1930 Beyond the Cities
Gregory Hayes
 1923 The Pipes of Pan
James Flaxman
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Stage Play: The Silver Box. Comedy (revival). Written by John Galsworthy. Directed by Laurence Hanray. Morosco Theatre: 17 Jan 1928- Feb 1928 (closing date unknown/23 performances). Cast: Lance Burritt (as "Livens"), Charles Cardom, James Dale (as "Jones"), J. Malcolm Dunn (as "Roper"), Isobel Elsom (as "Mrs. Jones"), Mary Forbes, Florence... See more »

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Lawrence Hanray


5' 9" (1.75 m)

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Dignified, balding British character actor, the son of a glass manufacturer. Educated at the City of London School, he acted on stage from as early as 1892. On screen, he typically played refined gentlemen, be they nobility or well-to-do professional men. He also acted on Broadway from 1922. In films, he was particularly effective in miserly or austere roles in period drama. He was noteworthy in ... See more »

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