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Lumsden Hare (1875–1964)

Distinguished Irish character actor of aristocratic or avuncular mien who appeared on stage from the age of 19. He had a penchant for appearing in plays by George Bernard Shaw (at first at London's Court Theatre and later on Broadway) and was was an early interpreter of Dr. John Watson during an 1899 Australian tour of Sherlock Holmes. Hare was ... See full bio »


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 1961 Thriller (TV Series)
Thomas Watson
- Hay-Fork and Bill-Hook (1961) ... Thomas Watson
 1959 One Step Beyond (TV Series)
- Doomsday (1959) ... Judge
 1959 The Oregon Trail
Sir Richard Wallingham, British Ambassador (uncredited)
 1959 Count Your Blessings
 1957 Crossroads (TV Series)
Bishop Manning
- A Green Hill Far Away (1957) ... Bishop Manning
 1957 Johnny Tremain
Adm. Montagu
 1956-1957 Matinee Theatre (TV Series)
- Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1957) ... Poole
 1956 The Gale Storm Show: Oh! Susanna (TV Series)
Kenneth MacNab
- Bonnie Lassie (1956) ... Kenneth MacNab
 1956 The Joseph Cotten Show: On Trial (TV Series)
- The Trial of Edward Pritchard (1956) ... Judge
 1956 Telephone Time (TV Series)
 1955-1956 The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (TV Series)
Angus MacTavish
- Scotchman's Gold (1956) ... Angus MacTavish
- The Lost Scotchman (1955) ... Angus MacTavish
 1955-1956 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Minister / Vicar / Bishop
- Here Comes the Groom (1956) ... Minister
- My Name Is Julia Ross (1955) ... Vicar
- Love Letters (1955) ... Bishop
 1955-1956 Climax! (TV Series)
- The First and the Last (1955) ... Judge
 1954-1955 Cavalcade of America (TV Series)
- A Man's Home (1954)
 1955 The Finest Gift (TV Movie)
Ambassador Wakefield
 1955 Battle Cry
New Zealander in Bar (uncredited)
 1955 The First Mintmaster (TV Movie)
Gov. Winthrop
 1954 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
Dr. Wilson
- Guest in the Night (1954) ... Dr. Wilson
 1954 King Richard and the Crusaders
Physician (uncredited)
 1954 Rose Marie
The Judge (uncredited)
 1954 Crusade to Liberty (TV Movie)
 1953 Young Bess
Archbishop Cranmer
 1953 Julius Caesar
 1953 Rogue's March
President (uncredited)
 1952 My Cousin Rachel
Tamblyn (uncredited)
 1952 Diplomatic Courier
Jacks (uncredited)
 1952 Dangerous Assignment (TV Series)
- The Lagoon Story (1952) ... Frobisher
 1952 5 Fingers
Member of Parliament (uncredited)
 1951 The Amos 'n Andy Show (TV Series)
English Clerk
- Andy Gets a Telegram (1951) ... English Clerk
 1951 The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel
Doctor (uncredited)
 1951 The Lady and the Bandit
Sir Robert Walpole
 1951 David and Bathsheba
Old Shepherd (uncredited)
 1951 Front Page Detective (TV Series)
 1950 Rogues of Sherwood Forest
Warwick (uncredited)
 1950 Fortunes of Captain Blood
Tom Mannering
 1949 That Forsyte Woman
Roger Forsyte
 1949 Challenge to Lassie
 1949 The Fighting O'Flynn
The viceroy
 1948 Hills of Home
Lord Kilspindie
 1948 Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid
Colonel Mandrake
 1948 The Swordsman
Rev. Douglas (uncredited)
 1947 The Paradine Case
Courtroom Attendant (uncredited)
 1947 The Exile
Roundhead General
 1947 Green Dolphin Street
Anderson (uncredited)
 1947 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Dr. Pritchard-Mitford (uncredited)
 1947 Ivy
Dr. Lanchester (uncredited)
 1947 The Imperfect Lady
Hardy (uncredited)
 1947 The Private Affairs of Bel Ami
Mayor of Canteleu
 1947 It Happened in Brooklyn
Canon Green (uncredited)
 1946 Sister Kenny
Dr. Shadrack (uncredited)
 1946 The Green Years
Lawyer McKellar (uncredited)
 1945 Captain Kidd
Lord Fallsworth (uncredited)
 1945 Love Letters
Mr. Quinton (uncredited)
 1945 The Valley of Decision
Dr. McClintock (uncredited)
 1945 The Picture of Dorian Gray
Thornton (uncredited)
 1945 Jungle Queen
Mr. 'X'
 1944 The Keys of the Kingdom
Daniel Glennie (scenes deleted)
 1944 The Canterville Ghost
Mr. Potts
 1944 The White Cliffs of Dover
The Vicar (uncredited)
 1944 Passport to Destiny
Freighter Captain Mack
 1944 The Lodger
Dr. Sheridan (uncredited)
 1943 Madame Curie
Professor Roget (uncredited)
 1943 Jack London
English Correspondent
 1943 Holy Matrimony
Benson - Lady Vale's footman (uncredited)
 1943 The Man from Down Under
Government Official at Train Station (uncredited)
 1943 Mission to Moscow
Lord Chilston (uncredited)
 1943 Forever and a Day
 1943 London Blackout Murders
Supt. Neil
 1943 The Gorilla Man
General Randall Devon
 1942 Random Harvest
Sir John (uncredited)
 1942 The Greatest Gift (Short)
Father Cyprian (uncredited)
 1942 This Above All
First Headwaiter (uncredited)
 1941 Confirm or Deny
Sir Titus Scott, Penzance Chronicle
 1941 Suspicion
Inspector Hodgson (uncredited)
 1941 The Blonde from Singapore
Reginald Belvin
 1941 Passage from Hong Kong
Inspector Bray
 1941 Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Colonel Weymouth
 1941 One Night in Lisbon
Doorman (uncredited)
 1941 More Trifles of Importance (Short)
Duke (uncredited)
 1941 Shadows on the Stairs
 1941 Hudson's Bay
Capt. Alan MacKinnon (uncredited)
 1940 A Dispatch from Reuters
 1940 Rebecca
 1940 Northwest Passage
Lord Amherst
 1939 The Giant of Norway (Short)
Fridtjof Nansen (uncredited)
 1939 Captain Fury
Mr. Bailey
 1939 Gunga Din
Major Mitchell
 1938 A Christmas Carol
Man Discussing Scrooge's Funeral (uncredited)
 1937 Life Begins with Love
Col. William Addington Drake III
 1937 The Littlest Diplomat (Short)
Colonel Hardwick
 1937 The Life of Emile Zola
Mr. Richards
 1937 Parnell
Editor (uncredited)
 1937 The Last of Mrs. Cheyney
Inspector Witherspoon
 1936 Lloyd's of London
Capt. Suckling
 1936 The Charge of the Light Brigade
Col. Woodward (uncredited)
 1936 The Last of the Mohicans
General Abercrombie
 1936 The Princess Comes Across
Detective Cragg
 1936 Under Two Flags
Lord Seraph
 1935 Professional Soldier
Paul Valdis
 1935 The Great Impersonation
Duke Henry
 1935 The Three Musketeers
de Treville
 1935 Freckles
James McLean
 1935 The Bishop Misbehaves
 1935 The Crusades
Robert - Earl of Leicester
 1935 She
Dugmore (uncredited)
 1935 Lady Tubbs
Lord Abernathy
 1935 Cardinal Richelieu
Gustavus Adolphus - King of Sweden
 1935 Folies Bergère de Paris
 1935 Clive of India
Sgt. Clark
 1935 The Lives of a Bengal Lancer
Maj. Gen. Sir Thomas Woodley
 1934 The Little Minister
Tammas Whammond
 1934 Outcast Lady
 1934 The World Moves On
Gabriel Warburton (1825) / Sir John Warburton (1914)
 1934 Black Moon
John Macklin
 1934 The House of Rothschild
Prince Regent
 1934 Man of Two Worlds
Captain Swan
 1933 His Double Life
 1933 College Humor
College President
 1933 International House
Sir Mortimer Fortescue
 1933 The White Sister
Commander (uncredited)
 1932 Devil's Lottery
Inspector Avery
 1932 The Silent Witness
Colonel Grayson
 1931 Arrowsmith
Sir Robert Fairland - Governor
 1931 The Road to Singapore
Mr. Wey-Smith
 1931 Always Goodbye
 1931 Svengali
Monsieur Taffy
 1931 Charlie Chan Carries On
Inspector Hayley
 1930 Under Suspicion
 1930 Scotland Yard
Sir Clive Heathcote
 1930 So This Is London
Lord Percy Worthing
 1930 Crazy That Way
Mr. Jordan
 1929 The Sky Hawk
Judge Allan
 1929 Salute
Rear Admiral John Randall
 1929 The Black Watch
Colonel of the Black Watch
 1929 Girls Gone Wild
Tom Holworthy
 1929 Fugitives
Uncle Ned
 1925 One Way Street
Sir Edward Hutton
 1924 Second Youth
James Remmick
 1923 On the Banks of the Wabash
Paul Bixler
 1922 Sherlock Holmes
Dr. Leighton
 1920 The Frisky Mrs. Johnson
Frank Morley
 1920 Thoughtless Women
John Hewitt, The Banker
 1920 Children Not Wanted
Marcus Hazzard
 1920 Mothers of Men
Capt. Von Pfaffen
 1920 The Blue Pearl
Holland Webb
 1919 The Country Cousin
Archie Gore
 1919 The Avalanche
Price Ruyler
 1918 The Light Within
Clinton Durand
 1917 The Seven Deadly Sins
Stanton Skinner (Envy)
 1917 National Red Cross Pageant
The Archbishop of Canterbury - English episode
 1917 Barbary Sheep
Sir Claude Wyverne
 1917 Envy
Stanton Skinner
 1916 Arms and the Woman
David Fravoe
 1916/I The Test
Arthur Thome
 1916 As in a Looking Glass
Andrew Livingston (as F. Lumsden Hare)
 1916 Love's Crucible (Short)
Stephen Wright
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Stage Play: Getting Married. Comedy. Written by George Bernard Shaw. Directed by William Faversham. Booth Theatre: 6 Nov 1916- Feb 1917 (closing date unknown/112 performances). Cast: Herbert Belmore (as "The Beadle"), Virginia Fox Brooks (as "Edith Bridgenorth"), Charles Cherry (as "St. John Hotchkiss"), Henrietta Crosman (as "Mrs. George ... See more »

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Alternate Names:

F. Lumsden Hare | Francis Lumsden Hare


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