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Basil Langton (1912–2003)

Basil Langton was born on January 9, 1912 in Bristol, England as Basil Calvert Langton. He was an actor, known for General Hospital (1963), The Man of Destiny (1947) and X = o (1939). He was married to Nancy Wickwire and Louise Soelberg. He died on May 29, 2003 in Santa Monica, California, USA. See full bio »

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General Hospital
General Hospital Dr. Borden (1984)
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 1997 The Naked Truth (TV Series)
- The Unsinkable Nora Wilde (1997) ... Alf
 1995 Star Trek: Voyager (TV Series)
The Caretaker
- Caretaker (1995) ... The Caretaker
 1994 Empty Nest (TV Series)
- The Devil and Dr. Weston (1994) ... Edgar
 1993 Wings (TV Series)
Winston Catlow
- The Gift: Part 2 (1993) ... Winston Catlow
 1991 Dark Shadows (TV Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1991) ... Reverend
 1991 Murphy Brown (TV Series)
Nathan David Weiss
- Eldin Imitates Life (1991) ... Nathan David Weiss
 1989 Doctor Doctor (TV Series)
The Minister
- Long Day's Journey into Dierdre ... The Minister
 1987 Highway to Heaven (TV Series)
Henry Clifford
- A Mother and a Daughter (1987) ... Henry Clifford
 1965 Eagle in a Cage (TV Movie)
Sir Hudson Lowe
 1963 General Hospital (TV Series)
Dr. Borden (1984)
 1963 Pygmalion (TV Movie)
 1960 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
- The Hiding Place (1960) ... Sanders
 1957 Omnibus (TV Series)
David Garrick
 1955 I Spy (TV Series)
 1947 The Wind of Heaven (TV Movie)
Ambrose Ellis
 1947 Mourning Becomes Electra (TV Mini-Series)
First Lieutenant Orin Mannon
- Part 2 (1947) ... First Lieutenant Orin Mannon (as Basil C. Langton)
- Part 1 (1947) ... First Lieutenant Orin Mannon (as Basil C. Langton)
 1947 The Man of Destiny (TV Movie)
Napoleon (as Basil C. Langton)
 1946 Saint Joan (TV Movie)
Robert de Baudricourt (as Basil C. Langton)
 1939 X = o (TV Movie)
Salvius (as Basil C. Langton)
 1939 The Silver Box (TV Movie)
Jack Barthwick (as Basil C. Langton)
 1939 Rope (TV Movie)
Charles Granillo (as Basil C. Langton)
 1939 The Tempest/II (TV Movie)
Antonio (as Basil C. Langton)
 1939 The Tempest (TV Movie)
Antonio (as Basil C. Langton)
 1939 Twelfth Night (TV Movie)
Sebastian (as Basil C. Langton)
 1938 Almost a Gentleman
Andrew Sinker
 1938 Henry IV (TV Movie)
 1938 The Words Upon the Window Pane (TV Movie)
John Corbet (1939 version) (as Basil C. Langton)
 1937 Mr. Smith Carries On
Jerry Stone
 1937 The Melody Maker
 1937 Father Steps Out
Philip Fitzwilliam
 1937 Merry Comes to Town
Noel Slater
 1937 The Elder Brother
Hugo Bellairs
 1936 One Good Turn
Jack Pearson
 1936 The Shadow of Mike Emerald
Rollo Graham
 1936 The Belles of St. Clements
Billy Grant
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He directed George Bernard Shaw's play, "Arms and the Man," at The Arena Stage Theatre in Washington D.C. See more »

Alternate Names:

Basil C. Langton

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In World War II, he founded the Traveling Repertory Theater, which toured Britain, performing in bombed cities, munitions factories and army camps. See more »

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