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Hubert Willis (I) (1862–1933)

Hubert Willis was born in 1862 in Reading, Berkshire, England. He was an actor, known for The Lion's Cubs (1915), The Boscombe Valley Mystery (1922) and The Dying Detective (1921). He died on December 13, 1933 in Bedford Park, London, England. See full bio »

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Known For

The Lion's Cubs
The Lion's Cubs Karl Kampf
The Boscombe Valley Mystery
The Boscombe Valley Mystery Dr. John Watson
The Dying Detective
The Dying Detective Dr. John Watson
The Man with the Twisted Lip


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 1923 His Last Bow (Short)
Dr. John Watson
 1923 Silver Blaze (Short)
Dr. John Watson
 1922 Black Peter (Short)
Dr. John Watson
 1920 The Manchester Man
Simon Clegg
 1920 The Duchess of Seven Dials
Lord Sloane
 1920 The Pursuit of Pamela
Peter Dodder
 1917 The Mother of Dartmoor
 1917 A Gamble for Love
 1917 Justice
 1916 The King's Daughter
Chief of Police
 1916 The Manxman
 1916 Partners at Last
Joseph Trood
 1916 Me and M'Pal
 1916 His Daughter's Dilemma
 1915 A Man of His Word
 1915 The Third Generation
Onslow Frail
 1915 The Lion's Cubs (Short)
Karl Kampf
 1915 The Man in the Attic
 1915 The Middleman
Batty Todd
 1914 Liberty Hall
 1914 The Incomparable Mistress Bellairs
Captain Spencer
 1914 The Revenge of Mr. Thomas Atkins (Short)
 1914 The Two Columbines (Short)
 1914/I Bootle's Baby
The Adjutant
 1913 The House of Temperley

Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Israel Zangwill's play, "Merely Mary Ann," at the Duke of York's Theatre in London, England with Eleanor Robson, Henry Ainley, Ada Dwyer, Mabel Garden, and Susie Vaughan in the cast.

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Was the first actor to portray Conan Doyle's Dr. Watson on screen.

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