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Vernon Steele (I) (1882–1955)


Vernon Steele was born on September 18, 1882 in Santiago, Chile. He was an actor, known for Captain Blood (1935), They Were Expendable (1945) and Bonnie Scotland (1935). He died on July 23, 1955 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Filmography

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 1949 The Life of Riley (TV Series)
Judge
- Night School (1949) ... Judge
 1949 Madame Bovary
Priest
 1948 Joan of Arc
Boy's Father (uncredited)
 1948 To the Ends of the Earth
Commissioner Lionel Hadley (uncredited)
 1947 The Lone Wolf in London
Sir John Klemscott
 1945 They Were Expendable
Army Doctor
 1943 Riders of the Northwest Mounted
Captain Blair (uncredited)
 1942 Mrs. Miniver
Glee Club Member (uncredited)
 1939 The Witness Vanishes
Nigel Partridge
 1939 North of the Yukon
RCMP Insp. Wylie
 1938 Flight to Fame
Officer (uncredited)
 1937 Step Lively, Jeeves!
Lord Fenton (uncredited)
 1937 Time Out for Romance
Count Michael Montaine
 1936 Lloyd's of London
Sir Thomas Lawrence
 1936 Dracula's Daughter
Squires (uncredited)
 1935 No matarás
 1935 I Found Stella Parish
Slave in Play (uncredited)
 1935 Te quiero con locura
Dr. Preston
 1935 Bonnie Scotland
Colonel Gregor McGregor
 1934 Bulldog Drummond Strikes Back
Wedding Guest (uncredited)
 1934 The Great Flirtation
Bigelow
 1934 Where Sinners Meet
Saunders, the Chauffeur
 1933 Design for Living
Douglas' First Manager (uncredited)
 1933 The Silk Express
Dr. Harold Rolph
 1933 The King's Vacation
Barstow
 1929 Big News
Reporter
 1924 The House of Youth
Rhodes Winston
 1924 Discontented Husbands
Jack Ballard
 1923 The Wanters
Tom Armstrong
 1923 Forgive and Forget
Ronnie Sears
 1923 What Wives Want
Austin Howard
 1923 Temptation
John Hope
 1922 The Danger Point
Duncan Phelps (as Vernon Steel)
 1922 Thelma
Sir Phillip Errington (as Vernon Steel)
 1922 The Girl Who Ran Wild
The Schoolmaster
 1922 The Hands of Nara
Adam Pine
 1922 For the Defense
Christopher Armstrong
 1922 When the Devil Drives
Robert Taylor (as Vernon Steel)
 1922 A Wonderful Wife
Alaric Lewin
 1921 Beyond Price
Philip Marrio (as Vernon Steel)
 1921 Out of the Chorus
Ross Van Beekman
 1921 The Highest Bidder
Hastings
 1919 The Mind-the-Paint Girl
Lord Francombe (as Victor Steele)
 1919 Human Desire
Jasper Norton
 1919 The Phantom Honeymoon
Captain Bob Tidewater
 1919 The Witness for the Defense
Dick Hazelwood
 1919 The Firing Line
John Garret 'Garry' Hamil III (as R. Vernon Steele)
 1919 The Eternal Magdalene
The Preacher
 1918 The Panther Woman
Beverly Peale
 1918 Fields of Honor
Robert Vorhis
 1917 Polly of the Circus
John Douglas the Minister
 1916 Little Lady Eileen
Stanley Churchill / Sir George Churchill
 1916 Silks and Satins
Jacques Desmond
 1916 The Supreme Sacrifice
Reverend Philip Morton
 1915 Her Great Match
Prince Adolph (as Vernon Steel)
 1915 The Vampire
Robert Sterling (as Vernon Steel)
 1915 Hearts in Exile
Paul Pavloff
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared (as "John Worthing") in "The Importance of Being Earnest" on Brodway. Comedy (revival). Written by Oscar Wilde. Directed by Dudley Digges. Comedy Theatre: 3 May 1926-Jul 1926 (unknown closing date/70 performances). Cast: Patricia Collinge (as "Cecily Cardew, John Worthing's ward"), Dudley Digges (as "Rev. Canon ... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Vernon Steel | R. Vernon Steele | R.V. Steele | Victor Steele
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Trivia:

Chilean-born Hollywood import Vernon Steele began as a supporting actor on Broadway in 1906. He was a bit part player in silent films, eventually graduating to leads and regressing back to lesser roles during the talkies. He had, at least, a fine bass voice used to good effect as King James in Captain Blood (1935).

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