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Owen Nares (1888–1943)

Owen Nares was born on August 11, 1888 in Maiden Erlegh, Berks, England as Owen Ramsay. He is known for his work on Woman in Bondage (1932), There Goes the Bride (1932) and The Private Life of Don Juan (1934). He was married to Marie Polini. He died on July 30, 1943 in Brecon, Wales. See full bio »


(age 54) in Brecon, Wales, UK

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Woman in Bondage
Woman in Bondage Bryan Daventry
The Private Life of Don Juan
The Private Life of Don Juan Antonio Martinez, an Actor as Actors Go
Just a Girl
Just a Girl Lord Trafford


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 1937 The Show Goes On
Martin Fraser
 1936 The Story of Papworth, the Village of Hope (Short)
Dr. Strong
 1936 Head Office
Henry Crossman
 1935 Regal Cavalcade
 1934 The Private Life of Don Juan
Antonio Martinez, an Actor as Actors Go
 1933 One Precious Year
Stephen Carton
 1933 Discord
Peter Stenning
 1932 Where Is This Lady?
Rudi Muller
 1932 Woman in Bondage
Bryan Daventry
 1932 Aren't We All?
 1932 Frail Women
The Man - Colonel Leonard Harvey
 1931 The Office Girl
Herr Arvray
 1931/I The Woman Decides
Tom Smith
 1930 Loose Ends
Malcolm Ferres
 1927 The Marriage Business
 1927 His Great Moment (Short)
The Patient
 1924 Miriam Rozella
 1923 Young Lochinvar
 1923 The Indian Love Lyrics
Prince Zahindin
 1922 Brown Sugar
Lord Sloane
 1921 For Her Father's Sake
Walter Cardew
 1920 All the Winners
Tim Hawker
 1920 A Temporary Gentleman
Walter Hope
 1920/I The Last Rose of Summer
Oliver Selwyn
 1919 Wanted a Wife
 1919 Edge o' Beyond
Dr. Cecil Lawson
 1919 Gamblers All
Harold Tempest
 1918 Onward Christian Soldiers
The Soldier
 1918 The Man Who Won
Captain Bert Brook
 1918 God Bless Our Red, White and Blue
Thomas Atkinson
 1918 Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Sailor
John Tinker
 1917 Flames
Valentine Creswell
 1917 One Summer's Day
Captain Dick Rudyard
 1917 The Labour Leader
Gilbert Hazlitt
 1916 Just a Girl
Lord Trafford
 1914 Danny Donovan, the Gentleman Cracksman (Short)
Frank Ashworth
 1913 His Choice (Short)
Hugh West
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He acted in St. John Ervine's play, "Robert's Wife," at the Globe Theatre in London, England with Edith Evans, Margaret Scudamore, and Robert Holmes in the cast. Murray Macdonald was director. See more »

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5' 10" (1.78 m)

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Popular British matinée idol and writer. Educated at Reading School, he trained under Rosina Filippi and acted on stage from 1908. In films from 1913, he appeared as a romantic lead during the silent era, moving on to character roles by the 1930's.

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