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Robert English (I) (1874–1941)

Robert English was born on December 2, 1874 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England as Ernest Robert Maling English. He was an actor, known for The Four Feathers (1921), A Lost Leader (1922) and Guy Fawkes (1923). He died on August 18, 1941 in Kensington, London, England. See full bio »

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Known For

The Four Feathers Lieutenant Sutch
A Lost Leader Lawrence Mannering
Guy Fawkes Radcliffe
The Crimson Circle Felix Marl


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 1940 Mrs. Pym of Scotland Yard
Commissioner of Police
 1937 Sam Small Leaves Town
Robert Harrison
 1937 Waterloo (TV Movie)
Colonel James Midwinter, Royal Scots Guards
 1937 Talking Feet
Lord Langdale
 1937 Song of the Road
 1937 The Stoker
Sir Richard Munro
 1936 The Secret of Stamboul
Sir George
 1936 Educated Evans
Lord Brickett
 1936 Guilty Melody
Chief Inspector
 1936 Everything Is Rhythm
The Duke
 1936 Love in Exile
General (uncredited)
 1935 Honeymoon for Three
Herbert Denver
 1933 Commissionaire
Colonel Gretton
 1931 Footsteps in the Night
Mr. Harvey
 1931 The Chance of a Night Time
General Sir Gordon Rackham
 1929 The American Prisoner
Col. Governor
 1928 A Knight in London
Mr. McComber
 1927 A Woman Redeemed
Colonel Mather
 1926 The Stolen Favourite (Short)
Sir Charles Ramsgate
 1925 Monte Carlo
Sir Philip Gorse
 1924 Owd Bob
 1923 The Scented Envelopes (Short)
Sir John Astley
 1923 Guy Fawkes
 1923 Out to Win
Lord Altmont Frayne
 1923 This Freedom
Mr. Field
 1922 A Lost Leader
Lawrence Mannering
 1922 The Crimson Circle
Felix Marl
 1922 The Truants
John Mudge
 1922 Stable Companions
Sir Horace Pilkington
 1921 The Fruitful Vine
Sir Theodore Cannynge
 1921 The Broken Road
 1921 The Four Feathers
Lieutenant Sutch

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Stage Play: Candle Light. Comedy. Written by Siegfried Geyer. Book adapted by P.G. Wodehouse. Directed by Gilbert Miller. Empire Theatre: 30 Sep 1929- Jan 1930 (closing date unknown/128 performances). Cast: Jack Carlton (as "Koeppke"), Robert English (as "Baron Von Rischenheim") [only Broadway role], Leslie Howard (as "Josef"), Gertrude ... See more »


6' 1½" (1.87 m)

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