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Tom Walls (I) (1883–1949)

Comedy farceur Tom Walls is indelibly associated with the popular Aldwych Theatre farces of the 1920s and 1930s. Born in 1883, this English gent was a former constable and jockey before making his stage debut in 1905. As the star and producer of a succession of witty spoofs typically denigrating society's uppercrust, he often played the slick cad.... See full bio »

Died:

(age 66) in Edwell, England, UK

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Known For

A Cuckoo in the Nest
(1933)
Stormy Weather
Stormy Weather Sir Duncan Craggs
(1935)
Fighting Stock
Fighting Stock Brig. Gen. Sir Donald Rowley
(1935)
Foreign Affaires
Foreign Affaires Capt. the Hon. Archibald Gore
(1935)

Filmography

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 1949 The Interrupted Journey
Mr. Clayton
 1949 Maytime in Mayfair
Inspector
 1948 Spring in Park Lane
Uncle Joshua Howard
 1947 While I Live
Nehemiah
 1947 Master of Bankdam
Simeon Crowther Sr.
 1946 This Man Is Mine
Philip Ferguson
 1944 A Lady Surrenders
Tom Tanner
 1943 They Met in the Dark
Christopher Child
 1943 Underground Guerrillas
Kossan Petrovitch
 1939 The Van Dyck (TV Movie)
Arthur Blair Woldingham
 1938 Old Iron
Sir Henry Woodstock
 1938 Second Best Bed
Victor Garnett
 1937 For Valour
Doubleday / Charlie Chisholm
 1936 Dishonour Bright
Stephen Champion
 1936 Pot Luck
Inspector Fitzpatrick
 1935 Foreign Affaires
Capt. the Hon. Archibald Gore
 1935 Stormy Weather
Sir Duncan Craggs
 1935 Fighting Stock
Brig. Gen. Sir Donald Rowley
 1934 A Cup of Kindness
Fred Tutt
 1933 Turkey Time
Max Wheeler
 1933 The Blarney Kiss
Tim Fitzgerald
 1932 Leap Year
Sir Peter Traillon
 1932 A Night Like This
Michael Mahoney
 1930 Canaries Sometimes Sing
Geoffrey Lymes
Show Show Director (23 credits)
Show Show Producer (2 credits)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Directed 'Frank Harvey' (av)'s play, "Cape Forlorn," at the Fortune Theatre in London, England, with Edmund Willard, Marda Vanne and Louis Bradfield in the cast. See more »

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Trivia:

Toured America in 1906/7 and on his return to England (1907) he made his London debut at The Empire Thetare playing Ensign Ruffler in "Sir Roger de Coverley". He remained at the Empire (as well as touring) in musical comedy for the next two years. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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