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Romney Brent (1902–1976)

The dapper Mexican-born actor Romney Brent, born Romulo Larralde, had a multi-faceted career as a playwright, producer, stage manager/director and drama teacher. The son of a diplomat, he first appeared on stage in a 1922 Theatre Guild production of "He Who Gets Slapped". That same year, he made his bow on Broadway in the comedy "The Lucky One", ... See full bio »

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Known For

Adventures of Don Juan King Phillip III
Dinner at the Ritz Jimmy Raine
Zorro Padre Felipe


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 1963 Lamp Unto My Feet (TV Series)
 1960-1963 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Rev. Wilkins / Dr. Friant
- The Old Lady Shows Her Medals (1963) ... Rev. Wilkins
- How to Make a Killing (1960) ... Dr. Friant
 1959 Ten Little Indians (TV Movie)
Dr. Edward Armstrong
 1958 Screaming Mimi
Charlie Weston
 1958 The Adventures of Jim Bowie (TV Series)
Bernard De Marigny
- Man on the Street (1958) ... Bernard De Marigny
 1957 Zorro (TV Series)
Padre Felipe
- Zorro, Luckiest Swordsman Alive (1957) ... Padre Felipe
- Double Trouble for Zorro (1957) ... Padre Felipe (credit only)
- Zorro Saves a Friend (1957) ... Padre Felipe
- The Ghost of the Mission (1957) ... Padre Felipe
- Zorro Rides to the Mission (1957) ... Padre Felipe
 1957 Don't Go Near the Water
Mr. Alba - Melora's Father
 1956-1957 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Professor / Toby Matthewson
- The Mystery of Thirteen (1957) ... Professor
- Confession (1956) ... Toby Matthewson
 1956 The 20th Century-Fox Hour (TV Series)
Sir Frederic
- Operation Cicero (1956) ... Sir Frederic
 1956 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
Father Hoppe
- Father Hoppe (1956) ... Father Hoppe
 1956 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Allen Macklyn
- Hands Across the Table (1956) ... Allen Macklyn
 1955 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
 1955 The Virgin Queen
French Ambassador
 1951-1955 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Eames / Governor Bernard
- Sane as a Hatter (1955) ... Eames
- Camille (1953)
- Stan, the Killer (1952)
- A Bolt of Lightning (1951) ... Governor Bernard
 1950-1955 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
- Close Harmony (1951)
- The Perfect Type (1950)
 1955 Omnibus (TV Series) (segment "The Trial of St. Joan")
- The Trial of St. Joan (1955) ... (segment "The Trial of St. Joan")
 1951-1954 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
 1953 Eye Witness (TV Series)
 1949-1952 Suspense (TV Series)
Friendly Visitor / Count Montressor
- All Hallow's Eve (1952) ... Friendly Visitor
- A Cask of Amontillado (1949) ... Count Montressor
 1952 Lights Out (TV Series)
- Man in the Dark (1952)
 1951 Big Town (TV Series)
 1951 The Philco Television Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Visitors (1951)
 1950-1951 Pulitzer Prize Playhouse (TV Series)
Lord Moray
- Mary of Scotland (1951) ... Lord Moray
- Bethel Merriday (1950)
 1950 The Billy Rose Show (TV Series)
 1950 Dream Ballerina
 1949 NBC Presents (TV Series)
 1949 The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre (TV Series)
 1948 Adventures of Don Juan
King Phillip III
 1940 To Hell with Hitler
Slim Selwyn
 1940 The Middle Watch
Ah Fong
 1939 The Fugitive
Jimsey Jones
 1938 His Lordship Goes to Press
Pinkie Butler
 1937 Dinner at the Ritz
Jimmy Raine
 1937 School for Husbands
Morgan Cheswick
 1937 Under the Red Robe
 1937 Dreaming Lips
Peter Lawrence
 1937 The Dominant Sex
Joe Clayton
 1936 East Meets West
Dr. Shagu
 1930 Envy (Short)
George Parker
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Other Works:

Stage Play: The Squall. Drama. Written by Jean Bart. Directed by Lionel Atwill. 48th Street Theatre: 11 Nov 1926- Dec 1927 (closing date unknown/444 performances). Cast: Lee Baker, Horace Braham, Romney Brent (as "Finito"), Charles R. Burrows, Suzanne Caubet, Mary Fowler, Hugh Kidder, Ida Mulle, Henry O'Neill, Dorothy Stickney (as "Anita")... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Rommey Brent

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Had an extensive career as a stage actor. Active on Broadway from 1922-1954. See more »

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