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David Tree (1915–2009)

British actor David Tree was a promising talent who came from prime theatre stock as the son of drama critic Alan Leonard Romaine Parsons and stage actress Viola Tree. His mother, in turn, was the daughter of one of England's most heralded classical stage actors of the late 19th century and early 20th century, Herbert Beerbohm Tree, and his ... See full bio »

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Known For

Don't Look Now
Don't Look Now Anthony Babbage
Pygmalion Freddy Eynsford-Hill
Goodbye, Mr. Chips
Drums Lieut. Escott


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 1940 Return to Yesterday
Peter Thropp
 1939 Goodbye, Mr. Chips
 1939 The Little Father of the Wilderness (TV Movie)
Duc de St. Albert
 1939 Little Ladyship (TV Movie)
Mervyn Budge
 1939 Clouds Over Europe
 1939 Over the Moon
 1938 Old Iron
 1937 Gaiety Girls
 1937 Knight Without Armor
Alexis Maronin

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His stage appearances include: Missail in the opera "Boris Godunov" by Modest Mussorgsky (Royal Opera House, London, 1949); Squeak in the opera "Billy Budd", libretto by E.M. Forster and Eric Crozier (after the story by Herman Melville ) , music by Benjamin Britten (Royal Opera House, London, 1951-52); Major Domo to the Princess in the opera "Der ... See more »

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His home at Broxbourne, near Hertford, was the cottage used at the beginning of the film Don't Look Now (1973), in which he appeared. See more »

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