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Seymour Hicks (1871–1949)

Seymour Hicks was an extremely successful actor and theatrical impresario who flourished from the late 19th century into the 1930s. He was best remembered for his portrayal of Ebenezer Scrooge in Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol". Born on January 30, 1871 on the Isle of Jersey, he first trod the boards as a professional at the age of sixteen. He... See full bio »

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Known For

Scrooge
Scrooge Ebenezer Scrooge
(1935)
Old Scrooge
Old Scrooge Ebenezer Scrooge
(1913)
Always Tell Your Wife
Always Tell Your Wife James Chesson
(1914)
Vintage Wine
Vintage Wine Charles Popinot
(1935)

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 1949 Silent Dust
Lord Clandon
 1947 Fame Is the Spur
Lord Lostwithiel - Old Buck (as Sir Seymour Hicks)
 1940 Haunted Honeymoon
Mervyn Bunter (as Sir Seymour Hicks)
 1940 Pastor Hall
General von Grotjahn
 1939 Young Man's Fancy
Duke of Beaumont
 1937 Change for a Sovereign
King Hugo
 1936 It's You I Want
Victor Delaney
 1936 Eliza Comes to Stay
Sandy Verrall
 1935 Scrooge
Ebenezer Scrooge (as Sir Seymour Hicks)
 1935 Vintage Wine
Charles Popinot
 1935 Regal Cavalcade
Gentleman
 1932 Money for Nothing
Jay Cheddar
 1931 Glamour
Henry Garthome
 1931 The Love Habit
Justin Abelard
 1930 Sleeping Partners
He (as Sir Seymour Hicks)
 1927 Blighty
Armistice Day enthusiast in hospital
 1923 Always Tell Your Wife (Short)
James Chesson
 1915 A Prehistoric Love Story (Short)
The Man
 1914 Always Tell Your Wife (Short)
James Chesson
 1913/I David Garrick (Short)
David Garrick
 1913 Old Scrooge (Short)
Ebenezer Scrooge
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Stage: Wrote (Broadway debut; w/Harry Nicholls) "A Runaway Girl", produced on Broadway. Musical comedy. Music by Ivan Caryll and Lionel Monckton. Lyrics by Avery Hopwood and Harry Greenbank. Musical Director: J. Sebastian Hiller. Featuring songs by Alfred D. Cammeyer. Featuring songs with lyrics by Lionel Monckton. Choreographed by ... See more »

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4 Print Biographies | 4 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Sir Seymour Hicks
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The role of Ebenezer Scrooge in Charles Dickens's "A Christmas Carol" was one of his specialties. He performed it many times onstage and twice on film. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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