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Lyn Harding (1867–1952)


Born in St Brides Wentlooge (now in Gwent), Wales, UK, where he was brought up as a strict Congregationalist and a Welsh speaker. He started his working life as an apprentice draper in Newport, Wales, and was drawn to an acting career after seeing "It's Never Too Late to Mend" at the Old Victoria Hall, Newport. Started career as a stage actor in ... See full bio »

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Known For

Goodbye, Mr. Chips
(1939)
The Pearls of the Crown
The Pearls of the Crown L'officier du roi (English narrator) / Le roi Henry VIII
(1937)
The Triumph of Sherlock Holmes
The Triumph of Sherlock Holmes Professor Moriarty
(1935)
The Speckled Band
The Speckled Band Dr. Grimesby Rylott
(1931)

Filmography

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 1941 The Prime Minister
Bismarck (uncredited)
 1939 Goodbye, Mr. Chips
Wetherby
 1939 The Missing People
Joseph Bronstone
 1937 I, Claudius
Vespasian
 1937 Mutiny on the Elsinore
Mr. Pike
 1937 Murder at the Baskervilles
Professor Moriarty
 1937 Knight Without Armor
Bargee
 1937 The Pearls of the Crown
L'officier du roi (English narrator) / Le roi Henry VIII
 1937 Underneath the Arches
Pedro
 1937 Please Teacher
Wing Foo
 1937 Fire Over England
Sir Richard Ingolby
 1936 The Man Who Lived Again
Prof. Holloway
 1936 Spy of Napoleon
Bismarck
 1936 The Invader
Gonzalo Gonzalez
 1935 Escape Me Never
Herr Heinrich
 1935 The Triumph of Sherlock Holmes
Professor Moriarty
 1934 Wild Boy
Frank Redfern
 1934 The Lash
Bronson Haughton
 1934 The Man Who Changed His Name
Selby Clive
 1933 The Constant Nymph
Albert Sanger
 1932 The Barton Mystery
Beverly
 1931 The Speckled Band
Dr. Grimesby Rylott
 1930 Sleeping Partners
It
 1927 Land of Hope and Glory
Roger Whiteford
 1927 Further Adventures of a Flag Officer
The Sinister Influence
 1924 Yolanda
Charles the Bold, Duke of Burgundy
 1922 Tense Moments with Great Authors
Jean Valjean (segment "Miserables, Les")
 1922 When Knighthood Was in Flower
Henry VIII
 1922 Les Misérables (Short)
Jean Valjean
 1920 A Bachelor Husband
Feather Dakers
 1920 The Barton Mystery
Beverley
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Play: She Stoops to Conquer. Comedy (revival). Written by Oliver Goldsmith. Directed by William Seymour. Erlanger's Theatre: 14 May 1928- May 1928 (closing date unknown/16 performances). Cast: Fay Bainter (as "Kate Hardcastle"), Horace Braham (as "George Hastings"), Marie Carroll (as "A Maid"), Mrs. Leslie Carter (as "Mrs. Hardcastle... See more »

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Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Trivia:

Although ignored by his parents, he often visited his place of birth, where he was well known as Dai Bach (Welsh for "Little David"). See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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