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George Robey (1869–1954)

George Robey was born on September 20, 1869 in Herne Hill, London, England as George Edward Wade. He was an actor and writer, known for The Chronicle History of King Henry the Fift with His Battell Fought at Agincourt in France (1944), £66.13.9 ¾ for Every Man, Woman and Child (1916) and The Prehistoric Man (1924). He was married to ... See full bio »

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Filmography

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 1946 The Trojan Brothers
Old Sam
 1945 Waltz Time
Vogel
 1943 They Met in the Dark
Pawnbroker
 1942 Salute John Citizen
Corder
 1939 A Girl Must Live
Horace Blount
 1938 Comedy Cabaret (TV Series)
 1936 Birds of a Feather
Henry Wortle
 1936 Southern Roses
Mr. Higgins
 1936 Calling the Tune
Cameo appearance
 1932 Marry Me
Aloysius Novak
 1929 Mrs. Mephistopheles (Short)
Mrs. Mephistopheles
 1928 Safety First (Short)
 1928 The Barrister (Short)
 1924 The Prehistoric Man
He-of-the Beetle Brow
 1923 Harlequinade (Short)
 1923 One Arabian Night
Widow Twan-Kee
 1923 The Rest Cure
George
 1917/I Doing His Bit (Short)
The man
 1913 And Very Nice Too (Short)
 1913 Good Queen Bess (Short)
 1900 The Rats (Short)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He performed in the show, "Twice Nightly Variety," at the Holborn Empire Theatre in Holborn, London, England with Leslie A. Hutchinson, Marie & Laura Carson, Claude Lester, Rolf Holbein, Peter Fannan, and Al Trahan in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Sir George Robey

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Trivia:

Was famous for telling his live audiences to stop laughing during one of his comedy routines by exclaiming "Desist!" This, of course, made them laugh even harder. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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