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Russell Thorndike (1885–1972)

Lesser known than sister Dame Sybil Thorndike but just as versatile, Russell Thorndike was a British actor who later turned author and novelist. Of the two, Russell had natural talent but lacked the fire. His first love was for the pen and, following WWI, devoted himself more and more to writing. He was born Arthur Russell Thorndike on February 6,... See full bio »

Died:

(age 87) in London, England, UK

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Filmography

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 1956 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Stephano
- The Tempest (1956) ... Stephano
 1955 Richard III
First Priest
 1948 Hamlet
Priest
 1946 A Midsummer Night's Dream (TV Movie)
Quince
 1945 Caesar and Cleopatra
Harpist's Master
 1944 While Nero Fiddled
High Priest
 1936 Fame
Judge
 1934 Whispering Tongues
Fenwick
 1933 The Roof
Clive Bristow
 1933 Shot in the Dark
Dr. Stuart
 1933 Wolves of the Underworld
Dr. Orton Munroe
 1924 Human Desires
Paul Perot
 1924 Miriam Rozella
Crewe Stevens
 1923 The Fair Maid of Perth
Dwining
 1923 Heartstrings
Tom Openshaw
 1923 The Audacious Mr. Squire
Harry Smallwood
 1923 Love in an Attic (Short)
The Producer
 1923 Scrooge (Short)
Ebenezer Scrooge
 1923 The Bells (Short)
Mathias
 1923 The Dream of Eugene Aram (Short)
Eugene Aram
 1923 The Sins of a Father (Short)
 1923 The Test (Short)
De Bourbonne
 1922/I Macbeth (Short)
Macbeth
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(1917-18) Stage: Appeared at the Old Vic Theatre (Royal Victorian Hall) in London, England, with Sybil Thorndike in the company. Ben Greet was director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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Trivia:

Father of Daniel Thorndike. It is possible that Rosina Thorndike is also one of his children as she has the same given name is his wife's mother. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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