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Wheeler Dryden (1892–1957)

Wheeler Dryden was born on August 31, 1892 in Brixton, London, England. He is known for his work on The Great Dictator (1940), Limelight (1952) and Skirts (1928). He died on September 30, 1957 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Great Dictator Heinrich Schtick - Translator
(1940)
Limelight Thereza's Doctor
(1952)
Skirts Director
(1928)
False Women Richard Lane
(1921)

Filmography

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 1952 Limelight
Thereza's Doctor
 1947 Monsieur Verdoux
Salesman (uncredited)
 1940 The Great Dictator
Heinrich Schtick - Translator (voice)
 1922 Mud and Sand (Short)
Cuspidor
 1922 Penrod (uncredited)
 1921 False Women
Richard Lane
 1920 The Crucifix of Destiny
Leading Man
 1919 Tom's Little Star (Short)
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 1952 Limelight (assistant: to Mr. Chaplin)
 1947 Monsieur Verdoux (associate director)
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 1928 Skirts
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 1928 Skirts (adaptation)
 1940 The Great Dictator (assistant director)
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Other Works:

Stage Play: Frederika. Musical operetta. See more »

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Son of music hall singer Leo Dryden. In films from 1919, at Gray Seal Productions, in New York. Also acted on stage in the U.S. and in Britain. As assistant director, worked on Charlie Chaplin's last three American films. See more »

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