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E.E. Clive (1883–1940)

Edward E. Clive was a Welsh-born actor/manager, initially, it seemed, slated for a medical career. After four years, he suddenly elected to abandon his studies at the University of Wales. For the next ten years, he trod the boards in diverse theatrical productions across Britain, becoming adept at a variety of regional dialects. Clive arrived in ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Invisible Man Constable Jaffers
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 1940 Flowing Gold
Mr. Naismith (uncredited)
 1940 Foreign Correspondent
Mr. Naismith (uncredited)
 1940 Pride and Prejudice
Sir William Lucas
 1940 Adventure in Diamonds
Mr. MacPherson
 1940 Congo Maisie
Horace Snell
 1940 The Earl of Chicago
 1939 The Honeymoon's Over
Col. Shelby
 1939 Raffles
 1939 The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Inspector Bristol
 1939 Bachelor Mother
Merlin's Butler
 1939 Man About Town
Hotchkiss, Arlington's Butler
 1939 Rose of Washington Square
Barouche Driver
 1939 I'm from Missouri
Mr. Arthur, Duke of Cricklewood
 1939 The Little Princess
Mr. Barrows
 1939 Mr. Moto's Last Warning
Port Commandant General (uncredited)
 1938 The Last Warning
Major Barclay
 1938 Submarine Patrol
Briish Officer (uncredited)
 1938 Gateway
Room Steward
 1938 Kidnapped
Minister MacDougall
 1938 The First Hundred Years
Chester Blascomb
 1937 Beg, Borrow or Steal
Lord Nigel Braemer
 1937 Live, Love and Learn
Mr. Palmiston
 1937 The Great Garrick
Pictures Vendor (uncredited)
 1937 It's Love I'm After
First Butler
 1937 Danger - Love at Work
Wilbur - Butler
 1937 Love Under Fire
Captain Bowden
 1937 The Emperor's Candlesticks
 1937 The Road Back
General (uncredited)
 1937 Night Must Fall
 1937 Personal Property
Cosgrove Dabney (as E. E. Clive)
 1937 Ready, Willing and Able
Sir Samuel Buffington (Credits) / Bloomington (in Film)
 1937 Maid of Salem
 1937 They Wanted to Marry
 1937 On the Avenue
 1936 Camille
Saint Gaudens (uncredited)
 1936 Lloyd's of London
 1936 Tarzan Escapes
 1936 The Charge of the Light Brigade
Sir Humphrey Harcourt
 1936 All American Chump
J. Montgomery Brantley
 1936 Isle of Fury
Dr. Hardy
 1936 Libeled Lady
Fishing Instructor
 1936 Cain and Mabel
Charles Fendwick
 1936 Piccadilly Jim
London Gossip Editor Bill Mechan
 1936 The White Angel
Dr. Smith - Surgeon (uncredited)
 1936 Ticket to Paradise
 1936 Palm Springs
 1936 The Golden Arrow
 1936 Trouble for Two
 1936 Show Boat
London Producer (uncredited)
 1936 The King Steps Out
Tutor (uncredited)
 1936 Dracula's Daughter
Sergeant Wilkes
 1936 The Unguarded Hour
Lord Hathaway
 1936 Love Before Breakfast
Yacht Captain (uncredited)
 1936 Little Lord Fauntleroy
Sir Harry Lorridaile
 1936 The Dark Hour
Foot, the Butler
 1935 Sylvia Scarlett
Customs Inspector (uncredited)
 1935 Captain Blood
Clerk of the Court
 1935 The Widow from Monte Carlo
Lord Holloway
 1935 A Tale of Two Cities
Judge in 'Old Bailey'
 1935 Kind Lady
Gramophone Man (uncredited)
 1935 Stars Over Broadway
 1935 The Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo
Waiter (uncredited)
 1935 Remember Last Night?
Coroner's Photographer (uncredited)
 1935 A Feather in Her Hat
Higgins - Pub Proprietor (uncredited)
 1935 3 Kids and a Queen
Coachman (uncredited)
 1935 Page Miss Glory
Monogram Shirtmaker (uncredited)
 1935 Atlantic Adventure
 1935 We're in the Money
Jevons, Courtney's Butler
 1935 The Bride of Frankenstein
 1935 Gold Diggers of 1935
Westbrook - Thorpe's Chauffeur (uncredited)
 1935 Mystery of Edwin Drood
Mayor Thomas Sapsea
 1935 David Copperfield
Sheriff's Man (uncredited)
 1934 Tin Pants
 1934 The Little Minister
Sheriff Greer (uncredited)
 1934 Father Brown, Detective
Sergeant Dawes
 1934 The Gay Divorcee
Chief Customs Inspector (uncredited)
 1934 Charlie Chan in London
Detective Sergeant Thacker
 1934 Bulldog Drummond Strikes Back
Bobby With Mustache
 1934 One More River
 1934 Riptide
Major Mills (uncredited)
 1934 The Poor Rich
Lord Fetherstone
 1934 Long Lost Father
Spot Hawkins
 1933 The Invisible Man
Constable Jaffers
 1933 Horse Play
Scotland Yard Officer (uncredited)
 1932 Cheaters at Play
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Other Works:

Stage Play: The Creaking Chair. Written by Allene Tupper Wilke; Revised by Roland Pertwee. Directed by E.E. Clive [earliest Broadway credit]. Lyceum Theatre: 22 Feb 1926- May 1926 (closing date unknown/80 performances). Cast: Robert Bennett (as "Jim Bates"), Mary Carroll (as "Anita Latter"), Harold R. Chase (as "Essai Aissa"), E.E. Clive (... See more »

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E. E. Clive


5' 10" (1.78 m)


Eleanor Ann Nickson (Eleanor Ellis)  (his death)  (1 child)

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Survived by his widow, English actress, and his son, David John Clive. See more »

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