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Lupino Lane (1892–1959)

Lupino 'Nipper' Lane was one of the few English actors to achieve fame in Hollywood in the 20's. He was a descendant of the clown Grimaldi, who, it was said, was the first to use concealed trap doors for comic effect., Lupino carried on that tradition and had many years of stage experience from his time in England..He was double jointed and could ... See full bio »


(age 67) in London, England, UK

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Known For

Who's Your Father George Medway
The Deputy Drummer Adolphus Miggs


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 1939 Me and My Girl (TV Movie)
Bill Snibson
 1939 Me and My Girl
Bill Snibson
 1936 Hot News
Jimmy Selby
 1935 Trust the Navy
Nip Briggs
 1935 The Deputy Drummer
Adolphus Miggs
 1935 Who's Your Father
George Medway
 1934 A Southern Maid
Antonio Lopez
 1931 The Love Race
Race spectator (uncredited)
 1931 Never Trouble Trouble
Olvier Crawford
 1931 No Lady
Mr. Pog
 1930 The Yellow Mask
Sam Slipper
 1930 Golden Dawn
 1930 Bride of the Regiment
Sprotti - The Ballet Master
 1930 Evolution of the Dance (Short)
 1929 Crossed Swords (Short)
 1929 Show of Shows
Street Cleaner in 'What Became of the Floradora Boys' Number / 'Tramp' Ballet
 1929 The Love Parade
 1929 Purely Circumstantial (Short)
 1929 Fire Proof (Short)
 1929 Joyland (Short)
 1929 Buying a Gun (Short)
 1929 Battling Sisters (Short)
 1929 Good Night Nurse (Short)
 1929 Ship Mates (Short)
 1929 Summer Saps (Short)
 1929 Only Me (Short)
24 roles
 1928 Be My King (Short)
The Cabin Boy
 1928 His Private Life
Bit Part (uncredited)
 1928 Fisticuffs (Short)
 1928 Privates Beware (Short)
 1928 Roaming Romeo (Short)
 1928 Listen Sister (Short)
 1928 Fandango (Short)
The Lonesomest Man in Town
 1928 Hectic Days (Short)
The Lone Hero
 1928 Sword Points (Short)
A soldier of fortune
 1927 Life in Hollywood No. 5 (Short)
 1927 Hello Sailor (Short)
The Sailor
 1927 Some Scout (Short)
The White Renegade
 1927 A Half-Pint Hero (Short)
The Fireman
 1927 Monty of the Mounted (Short)
Monty of the Mounted
 1927 Who's Afraid? (Short)
Claude Chutney
 1927 Naughty Boy (Short)
Johnny Jones
 1927 Drama Deluxe (Short)
J. Coddington Fish
 1927 Howdy Duke (Short)
The Duke of Worcestershire / Newsboy White
 1926 Movieland (Short)
Lester Limberleg
 1926 His Private Life (Short)
Reggy Hemingway
 1926 Fool's Luck (Short)
Percy - The Dude
 1926 Time Flies (Short)
The Colonel / His Son / His Grandson
 1925 The Fighting Dude (Short)
The Dude
 1925 Maid in Morocco (Short)
The Groom
 1924 Isn't Life Wonderful
 1923 A Friendly Husband
Friend Husband
 1922 My Hero (Short)
 1922 The Pirates (Short)
 1922 The Reporter (Short)
 1922 The Broker (Short)
 1920 A Lot About a Lottery (Short)
 1920 A Night Out and a Day In (Short)
 1919 Clarence, Crooks and Chivalry (Short)
 1919 A Dreamland Frolic (Short)
 1918/I His Busy Day (Short)
Mr. Butterbun
 1918 His Salad Days (Short)
Mr. Butterbun
 1918 Love and Lobster (Short)
Mr. Butterbun
 1918 The Haunted Hotel (Short)
 1917 Splash Me Nicely (Short)
 1917 The Missing Link (Short)
 1917 Hullo! Who's Your Lady Friend? (Short)
Mr. Pink
 1916 The Dummy (Short)
 1916 A Wife in a Hurry (Short)
Tony Melton
 1916 Nipper's Busy Bee Time (Short)
 1916 Nipper and the Curate (Short)
 1915 Nipper's Busy Holiday (Short)
 1915 His Cooling Courtship (Short)
Lord Clarence
 1915/I The Man in Possession (Short)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Noel Gay's musical, "Me and My Girl," at the Victoria Palace Theatre in London, England with George Graves and Teddie St. Denis in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 21 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Henry W. George


5' 3" (1.6 m)


Violet Blythe  (his death)  (1 child)

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

All comedy, even slapstick, should be just a thin layer of laughter over pathos.


Skilled as an acrobat, having had a previous circus background. He occasionally did his own stunts. See more »


Extreme physical comedy. He was extremely limber and agile and made use of this extensively. A few of his trademarks in his silent comedies were: See more »



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