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Matheson Lang (1879–1948)

Matheson Lang was born on May 15, 1879 in Montréal, Québec, Canada as Alexander Matheson Lang. He was an actor and writer, known for The Cardinal (1936), Little Friend (1934) and Channel Crossing (1933). He was married to Nellie Hutin Britton. He died on April 11, 1948 in Bridgetown, Barbados. See full bio »


(age 68) in Bridgetown, Barbados

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Known For

The Cardinal
The Cardinal Cardinal de Medici
Little Friend
Little Friend John Hughes
Channel Crossing
Channel Crossing Jacob Van Eeden
Venetian Nights
Venetian Nights Silvio Steno


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 1934 Little Friend
John Hughes
 1933 Channel Crossing
Jacob Van Eeden
 1931 Venetian Nights
Silvio Steno
 1928 The Blue Peter
David Hunter
 1927 The King's Highway
Paul Clifford
 1926 The Island of Despair
Stephen Rhodes
 1926 The Qualified Adventurer
Peter Duff
 1925 The Secret Kingdom
John Quarrain
 1924 White Slippers
Lionel Hazard
 1924 Slaves of Destiny
Luke Charnock
 1923 The Wandering Jew
 1923 The Hell Ship
Jan Steen
 1922 A Romance of Old Baghdad
Prince Omar
 1919/I Mr. Wu
Mr. Wu
 1918 Victory and Peace
Edward Arkwright
 1917 Everybody's Business (Short)
Lieutenant Jack Goudron
 1917 Masks and Faces
 1917 The House Opposite
Henry Rivers MP
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in HM Vernon and Harold Owen's play, "Mr. Wu," at the Strand Theatre in London, England with Lilian Braithwaite, Hilda Bailey, and Evan Thomas in the cast. See more »

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Canadian-born matinée idol of the 1920's, the son of a reverend. He was a graduate of St. Andrews University and acted on stage from 1897. He moved to London in 1900 and began to make his reputation in Shakespearean roles seven years later. He was also a playwright ( "Carnival" and "The Chinese Bungalow", both of which were filmed) and theatrical manager, having formed his own company with ... See more »

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