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Frederick Lonsdale (1881–1954)

Trivia:

Enjoyed a 40-year career as a Broadway playwright and director; active there from 1910-1950. A 1985 revival of his 1923 romantic comedy, Aren't We All? marked Claudette Colbert's final stage appearance. See more trivia »

Died:

(age 73) in London, England, UK

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 1982 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- On Approval (1982) ... (play)
 1978 Do You Remember? (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Aren't We All (1978) ... (writer)
 1969 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Aren't We All? (1969) ... (writer)
 1969 Sind wir das nicht alle? (TV Movie) (play)
 1968 ITV Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- On Approval (1968) ... (writer)
 1965 Mrs. Cheney's Ende (TV Movie) (play "The Last of Mrs. Cheney")
 1961 Frau Cheneys Ende (play)
 1958 Matinee Theatre (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- On Approval (1958) ... (story)
 1957 Mrs. Cheneys Ende (TV Movie) (play "The Last of Mrs. Cheney")
 1957 The Alcoa Hour (TV Series) (play "The Last of Mrs. Cheyney" - 1 episode)
- The Original Miss Chase (1957) ... (play "The Last of Mrs. Cheyney")
 1956 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- The Last of Mrs. Cheyney (1956) ... (play)
 1953 Broadway Television Theatre (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- The Last of Mrs. Cheyney (1953) ... (play)
 1951 The Law and the Lady (play "The Last of Mrs. Cheyney")
 1944 On Approval (play)
 1943 Forever and a Day (writer)
 1938 The Cowboy and the Lady (contributing writer - uncredited)
 1937 Angel (contributor to screenplay construction - uncredited)
 1937 The Last of Mrs. Cheyney (from the play by)
 1934 The Private Life of Don Juan (dialogue) / (story)
 1933 Bad Subject (play)
 1933 Leave It to Smith (play "Never Come Back")
 1932 Aren't We All? (play)
 1932 Women Who Play (play "Spring Cleaning")
 1932 The Passionate Plumber (play "Her Cardboard Lover" - uncredited)
 1932 Lovers Courageous (as Frederick Lonsdale's Lovers Courageous)
 1930 The Devil to Pay! (story and dialogue)
 1930 Canaries Sometimes Sing (play)
 1930 On Approval (play)
 1930 The Lady of Scandal (from the play by)
 1929 The Last of Mrs. Cheyney (from the play by)
 1927 The Fake (play)
 1925 A Kiss in the Dark (play "Aren't We All")
 1924 The Fast Set (play "Spring Cleaning")

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Other Works:

His play, "Aren't We All?," was performed at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in London, England with Ronald Squire, Marie Lohr, George Baker, Jane Baxter, Edward Jewesbury, Marjorie Fielding, and George Howe in the cast. Roland Culver was director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | See more »

Alternate Names:

Frederick Lonsdale's Lovers Courageous | Frederick Leonard Lonsdale
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Trivia:

The son of a tobacconist and author of sophisticated plays about life in high society. Briefly under contract to MGM in 1930. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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