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Henry Edwards (I) (1882–1952)

Henry Edwards was born on September 18, 1882 in Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset, England as Ethelbert Edwards. He was an actor and director, known for A Welsh Singer (1915), Scrooge (1935) and General John Regan (1934). He was married to Chrissie White. He died on November 2, 1952 in Chobham, Surrey, England. See full bio »

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Known For

Scrooge Director
General John Regan Dr. O'Grady


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 1953 The Long Memory
Judge (uncredited)
 1952 Trent's Last Case
Coroner (uncredited)
 1952 Something Money Can't Buy
Gerald Forbes
 1952 Never Look Back
Geoffrey Whitcomb
 1952 The Promoter
Mr. Cotterill (uncredited)
 1951 The Lady with a Lamp
Howard Russell
 1951 The Magic Box
Butler at Fox Talbot's
 1951 White Corridors
Phillip Brewster
 1951 The Rossiter Case
Dr. Bendix
 1950 Trio
Church Warden (segment "The Verger")
 1950 Double Confession
Man in the Shelter
 1950 Madeleine
Clerk of the Court (uncredited)
 1950 Golden Salamander
Jeffries (uncredited)
 1949 Dear Mr. Prohack
Sir Digby Bunce
 1949 All Over the Town
Major Martindale
 1948 Brass Monkey
Inspector Miller
 1948 Elizabeth of Ladymead
 1948 Quartet
Duke of Heverel (segment "The Colonel's Lady")
 1948 Woman Hater
 1948 Dulcimer Street
Police Superintendent
 1948 Oliver Twist
Police Official
 1947 Take My Life
Inspector Archer
 1946 Green for Danger
The Hospital Staff - The Doctors: Mr. Purdy
 1946 The Magic Bow
Count de Vermond
 1941 The Strangler
 1941 Three Wise Brides
Sir Richard Furze
 1937 Captain's Orders
Captain Trent
 1934 General John Regan
Dr. O'Grady
 1932 The Flag Lieutenant
Lt. Dicky Lascelles
 1931 The Girl in the Night
 1930 Call of the Sea
Lt Cmdr. Good
 1929 Ringing the Changes
Lord Bamerton
 1929 Vendetta
Graf Fabio Romani
 1928 The Three Kings
Edgar King
 1928 Fear
 1928 Jokeren
Carstairs, ein junger Engländer
 1927 Further Adventures of a Flag Officer
Lt. Dicky Lascelles
 1927 The Flag Lieutenant
Lt. Dicky Lascelles
 1927 The Fake
Geoffrey Sands
 1923 The Naked Man
Felix Delaney
 1923 Boden's Boy
Enery Boden
 1923 Lily of the Alley
 1922 Simple Simon
 1921 Tit for Tat
 1921 The Bargain
Dennis Trevor
 1921 The Lunatic at Large
Mandell Essington
 1920 John Forrest Finds Himself
John Forrest
 1920 Aylwin
Hal Aylwin
 1920 A Temporary Vagabond
Dick Derelict
 1919 Possession
Blaise Barewsky
 1919 The Kinsman
Undetermined role
 1919 Broken in the Wars (Short)
 1919 His Dearest Possession
Stephen Ayliff
 1918 Towards the Light
 1918 Tares (Short)
M. Colin
 1918 The Refugee (Short)
Captain Galloway
 1918 Against the Grain (Short)
Mr. Glad
 1918 A New Version (Short)
The Man
 1918 Anna (Short)
The Man
 1918 Her Savings Saved (Short)
The Man
 1918 The Message (Short)
The Man
 1918 The Poet's Windfall (Short)
The Poet
 1918 The Secret (Short)
The Husband
 1918 The Hanging Judge
Dick Veasey
 1918 The Touch of a Child
Godfrey Steen
 1917 Broken Threads
Jack Desmond
 1917 Nearer My God to Thee
John Drayton
 1917 The Failure
Dick Carson
 1917 Merely Mrs. Stubbs
Joe Stubbs
 1917 The Cobweb
Stephen Mallard
 1916 East Is East
Bert Grummett
 1916 Grim Justice
Gideon Midhurst
 1916 Doorsteps
George Newlands
 1915 A Welsh Singer
 1915 Far from the Madding Crowd
Gabriel Oak
 1915 Lost and Won
Dick Barry
 1915 My Old Dutch
Herbert Brown
 1915 Alone in London
John Biddlecombe
 1914 Clancarty (Short)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He played the King in William Shakespeare's play, "Hamlet," at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio with Maurice Evans (Hamlet); Carmen Mathews (Ophelia); Mady Christians (Gertrude); Lauren Gilbert; John McQuade; Donald Cameron; Donald Randolph; George Graham; Sydney Smith; Walter Williams; Frederic Carney; Kurt Richards; John ... See more »

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5' 11" (1.8 m)


Chrissie White  (his death)  (1 child)

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