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Henry Ainley (1879–1945)


Henry Ainley was born on August 21, 1879 in Morley, Leeds, Yorkshire, England as Henry Hinchcliffe Ainley. He was an actor, known for Iris (1916), Sweet Lavender (1915) and As You Like It (1936). He was married to Suzanne Sheldon, Bettina von Hutton and Elaine Titus Fearon. He died on October 31, 1945 in London, England. See full bio »

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(age 66) in London, England, UK

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Known For

Iris Maldonado
(1916)
Sweet Lavender Dick Phenyl
(1915)
As You Like It Exiled Duke
(1936)
Quinneys Joseph Quinney
(1919)

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 1936 As You Like It
Exiled Duke
 1933 The Good Companions
Narrator of prologue (voice)
 1932 The First Mrs. Fraser
James Fraser
 1929 Armistice (Short)
Narrator
 1927 The Locked Door (Short)
Victor Drew
 1926 Inscrutable Drew, Investigator (Short)
Victor Drew
 1926 The Clue of the Oak Leaf (Short)
Victor Drew
 1926 The Copper Cylinder (Short)
Victor Drew
 1926 The Curse of Ravenscroft (Short)
Victor Drew
 1926 The Moon Diamond (Short)
 1926 The River House Mystery (Short)
Victor Drew
 1923 Sally Bishop
John Traill
 1923 The Royal Oak
Oliver Cromwell
 1921 Money
Alfred Evelyn
 1921 The Prince and the Beggarmaid
Prince Olaf
 1920 Build Thy House
Arthur Burnaby
 1919 Quinneys
Joseph Quinney
 1916 Iris
Maldonado
 1916 The Manxman
Philip Christian - A lawyer
 1916 The Marriage of William Ashe
William Ashe
 1916/II Sowing the Wind
Tom Brabazon
 1915 The Great Adventure
Liam Carve
 1915 The Outrage (Short)
The French Officer
 1915 A Man of His Word
Richard Jelf
 1915 Sweet Lavender
Dick Phenyl
 1915 Rupert of Hentzau
Rudolf Rassendyll / Rudolf V
 1915 The Prisoner of Zenda
Rudolf Rasendyll / Rudolf V
 1915 Brother Officers
John Hinds
 1914/II Called Back
Gilbert Vaughan
 1914 A Bachelor's Love Story (Short)
Henry Norman
 1914 She Stoops to Conquer (Short)
Marlow
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He acted in Channing Pollock's play, "The Fool," at the Apollo Theatre in London, England with Mary Merrall, F. Bellamy, Dame May Whitty, Clare Harris, Morton Selton, Julian Royce, Sara Sothern, and Olga Lindo in the cast. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Henry H. Ainley
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He was a close friend of Roland Pertwee and the godfather of his son Jon Pertwee. Coincidentally, many years after his death, both the younger Pertwee and his son Anthony Ainley became well known for their roles in Doctor Who (1963), appearing together in Doctor Who: The Five Doctors (1983). They played the Third Doctor and the Master respectively. See more »

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