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Morton Selten (1860–1939)

Morton Selten was born on January 6, 1860 in Marlborough, England as Morton Richard Stubbs. He was an actor, known for The Thief of Bagdad (1940), Fire Over England (1937) and The Ghost Goes West (1935). He died on July 27, 1939 in London, England. See full bio »


(age 79) in London, England, UK
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Known For

The Thief of Bagdad
The Thief of Bagdad The Old King
Fire Over England
Fire Over England Lord Burleigh
The Ghost Goes West
The Ghost Goes West The Glourie
The Divorce of Lady X
The Divorce of Lady X Lord Steele


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 1940 The Thief of Bagdad
The Old King
 1939 Young Man's Fancy
Mr. Fothergill
 1938 A Yank at Oxford
Cecil Davidson, Esq.
 1938 Action for Slander
Judge Trotter (as Morton Selton)
 1938 The Divorce of Lady X
Lord Steele
 1936 Juggernaut
Sir Charles Clifford (as Morton Setten)
 1936 Two's Company
Earl of Warke
 1936 In the Soup
Abernethy Ruppershaw
 1935 His Majesty and Co
King of Poldavia
 1935 Once in a New Moon
Lord Bravington
 1935 The Ghost Goes West
The Glourie
 1935 Dark World
 1935 Annie, Leave the Room!
Lord Spendlove
 1934 The Bedroom Diplomat
Sir Charles
 1933 The Love Wager
General Neville
 1933/I Falling for You
 1932 Wedding Rehearsal
Major Harry Wroxbury
 1932 Reserved for Ladies
Mr. Robertson
 1931 The Shadow Between
Sir George Fielder
 1920 Branded
Marquis of Shelford

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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in Channing Pollock's "The Fool," at the Apollo Theatre in London, England, with Henry Ainley, Mary Merrall, F. Bellamy, Dame May Whitty, Clare Harris, Julian Royce, Sara Sothern and Olga Lindo in the cast. See more »

Alternate Names:

Morton Selton | Morton Setten

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Audiences saw him in his last and perhaps most famous role---the Old King in "The Thief of Bagdad"---more than a year after he died. See more »

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