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George Relph (1888–1960)

George Relph was born on January 27, 1888 in Cullercoats, North Tyneside, England as George Walton Relph. He was an actor, known for Ben-Hur (1959), The Titfield Thunderbolt (1953) and The Door That Has No Key (1921). He was married to Mercia Swinburne and Deborah Nanson. He died on April 24, 1960 in Chelsea, London, England. See full bio »

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Ben-Hur Tiberius Caesar
The Door That Has No Key
The Door That Has No Key Jack Scorrier
The Final Test
The Final Test Syd Thompson


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 1956-1958 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Vilhelm Foldal / Old Ekdal / Peter Sorin / ...
- The Wild Duck (1957) ... Old Ekdal
- The Seagull (1956) ... Peter Sorin
- The Living Room (1956) ... Father James Browne
 1958 Davy
Uncle Pat
 1957 Doctor at Large
Dr. Farquarson
 1956 H.M. Tennent Globe Theatre (TV Series)
Miss Helen Brown
- The Living Room (1956) ... Miss Helen Brown
 1952 I Believe in You
Mr. Dove
 1949 Antigone (TV Movie)
 1944 Give Us the Moon
 1940 Now You're Talking (Short)
 1939 Too Dangerous to Live
 1933 The Ghoul
Doctor (uncredited)
 1921 Candytuft, I Mean Veronica
George Anstruther
 1921 The Door That Has No Key
Jack Scorrier
 1916/I Paying the Price
Paul Towne
 1916 Her Maternal Right
Emory Townsend
 1916 The Ballet Girl
Maurice Avery
 1915 A Butterfly on the Wheel
 1915 The Lure of Woman
Sleeping Wolf aka John Found

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(4/45) Stage: Appeared in Henrik Ibsen's play, "Peer Gynt," at the Old Vic Theatre Tour at the Opera House in Manchester, England, with Ralph Richardson, Laurence Olivier, Sybil Thorndike, Nicholas Hannen, Joyce Redman, Margaret Leighton and Rose Morris in the cast. Tyrone Guthrie was director. See more »

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British character actor with basset hound-like features, who performed on stage in Shakespearean roles from the early 1900's. He made his London debut in Hamlet in 1909. During World War I, he served in the British Army and was wounded in action. He returned to the stage in 1918 and received much critical acclaim for his Horatio in "Hamlet", opposite John Barrymore in 1925. His output on screen ... See more »

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