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Ben Webster (I) (1864–1947)

Ben Webster was born on June 2, 1864 in London, England. He was an actor, known for Lassie Come Home (1943), When Boys Leave Home (1927) and The Old Curiosity Shop (1934). He was married to Dame May Whitty. He died on February 26, 1947 in Hollywood, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1945 Confidential Agent
Miner (uncredited)
 1943 Hitler's Madman
Old Man Masaryk (uncredited)
 1943 Forever and a Day
Vicar
 1942 Mrs. Miniver
Ginger (uncredited)
 1941 Suspicion
William Howe - Registrar (uncredited)
 1940 The Earl of Chicago
Gaffer Oakes (uncredited)
 1939 Katharine and Petruchio (TV Movie)
Baptista
 1938 Richard of Bordeaux (TV Movie)
Lancaster
 1937 The Prisoner of Zenda
Lord Topham (uncredited)
 1935 Regal Cavalcade
Undetermined Minor Role (uncredited)
 1933 One Precious Year
Sir Richard Pakenham
 1933 Perfect Understanding
Judge
 1932 Threads
Lord Grathers
 1931 Potiphar's Wife
Minor role (uncredited)
 1931 The Lyons Mail
Jerome Lesurques
 1927 When Boys Leave Home
Dr. Dawson
 1924 Miriam Rozella
Lord Laverock
 1921 The Call of Youth (Short)
Mark Lawton
 1919 Nobody's Child
Joseph Samarjo
 1919 12.10
Lord Chatterton
 1918 Because
 1917 If Thou Wert Blind
Hayden Strong
 1917 Masks and Faces
Sir Charles Pomander
 1916 The Two Roads
Sir Cuthbert Maclaine
 1916 The Vicar of Wakefield
Sir William
 1916 Cynthia in the Wilderness
Laurence Cheyne
 1916 His Daughter's Dilemma
Bernard Venn
 1915 A Garrett in Bohemia (Short)
Kenneth Douglas
 1915/I In the Blood (Short)
The Husband
 1914 Lil o' London (Short)
Tommy Mordaunt
 1914 Liberty Hall
Sir Hartley Chilworth
 1914 The Victoria Cross (Short)
Charles Oldwood
 1914 Enoch Arden
Philip Ray
 1914/I Bootle's Baby
Bootles
 1913 The House of Temperley
Sir Charles Temperley
 1900 English Nell (Short)
Simon Dale
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He performed for the annual Shakespeare Birthday Festival at the Old Vic Theatre (formerly known as the Royal Victoria Hall) in London, England with Ellen Terry, Matheson Lang, Russell Thorndike, Sybil Thorndike, Lilian Braithwaite, Joyce Carey, Florence Saunders, Nellie Hutin Britton and Gertrude Elliot in the cast. Ben Street... See more »

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Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Tried to defy family tradition by practicing law rather than the more honorable profession of acting. Within two years of his passing the bar he had seen the error of his ways and had returned to the stage. See more »

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