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Ian Maclaren (I) (1875–1952)

Ian Maclaren was born on May 1, 1875 in Lynmouth, Devon, England as Sydney Shaw. He was an actor and writer, known for Cleopatra (1934), The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939) and Journey's End (1930). He was married to Gertrude Ruby Williams Maclaren. He died on April 10, 1952 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »
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 1946 The Grand Escapade
Harmonica Player (as Sydney Shaw)
 1941 The Common Touch
Harmonica Player (as Sydney Shaw)
 1940 A Little Bit of Heaven
Second Cronie (uncredited)
 1940 When the Daltons Rode
Crony #2 (uncredited)
 1940 The Doctor Takes a Wife
Professor (uncredited)
 1939 The Man They Could Not Hang
Priest (uncredited)
 1939 The Man in the Iron Mask
Valet de Chambre (uncredited)
 1939 The Hound of the Baskervilles
Sir Charles (as Ian MacLaren)
 1938 Little Orphan Annie
Soo Long
 1938 The Young in Heart
Doctor (uncredited)
 1938 If I Were King
Beggar (uncredited)
 1938 Kidnapped
Minister (uncredited)
 1938 Invisible Enemy
Sir Joshua Longstreet
 1937 Portia on Trial
Father Caslez
 1937 Lancer Spy
Plainclothesman (uncredited)
 1937 The Prisoner of Zenda
Cardinal (uncredited)
 1937 Parnell
House of Commons Member (uncredited)
 1937 The Prince and the Pauper
Second Doctor (as Ian MacLaren)
 1936 The House of Secrets
Commissioner Cross
 1936 The Last of the Mohicans
William Pitt (as Ian MacLaren)
 1936 I'm Much Obliged (Short)
Auntie Pru (as Ian McLaren)
 1935 Let 'em Have It
Reconstructionist (uncredited)
 1935 Les Misérables
Head Gardener
 1934 Cleopatra
Cassius (as Ian MacLaren)
 1932 Merry-Go-Round
Chief Frank Hyers
 1932 Prestige
Colonel Du Flos (as Ian MacLaren)
 1931 The Conquering Horde
Marvin Fletcher
 1931 Body and Soul
General Trafford-Jones
 1930 Men on Call
Eric (uncredited)
 1924 Monsieur Beaucaire
Duke of Winterset
 1924 Yolanda
Campo Basse
 1923 Under the Red Robe
King Louis XIII (as Ian MacLaren)
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Other Works:

Stage Play: Disraeli. Drama. Written by Louis N. Parker. Wallack's Theatre: 18 Sep 1911- May 1912 (closing date unknown/280 performances). Cast: George Arliss (as "Disraeli"), Oscar Ayde (as "Hugh Meyers"), Alexander Calvert, Charles Carey (as "The Duke"), Harry Chessman, Guy Cunningham, Margaret Dale (as "Mrs. Travers"), Rutherford Herman... See more »

Alternate Names:

Ian MacLaren | Ian McLaren | Sydney Shaw

Height:

6' 0½" (1.84 m)
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Great, great grandfather of Chris DePretis. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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