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Basil Gill (1877–1955)

Basil Gill was born on March 10, 1877 in Birkenhead, Cheshire, England. He was an actor, known for Chains of Bondage (1916), Man of Affairs (1936) and The Rocks of Valpre (1919). He was married to Margaret von Cavania (actress). He died on April 23, 1955 in Hove, East Sussex, England. See full bio »

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Known For

Chains of Bondage John Malcolm
Man of Affairs Abdullah
The Rocks of Valpre Trevor Mordaunt


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 1938 The Citadel
Doctor Page
 1938 Sidewalks of London
 1938 Dangerous Medicine
Sir Francis
 1938 Will Shakespeare (TV Movie)
 1938 The Crooked Billet (TV Movie)
Sir William Easton
 1937 I, Claudius
Xenophon, Claudius' doctor
 1937 Journey's End (TV Movie)
Lt. Osborne
 1937 Knight Without Armor
 1936 Man of Affairs
 1936 Rembrandt
Adrien van Rijn - Rembrandt's Brother
 1936 Gaol Break
Dr. Walter Merkin
 1936 The Crimson Circle
James Beardmore
 1935 The Divine Spark
 1935 The Immortal Gentleman
William Shakespeare / Malvolio
 1933 Mrs. Dane's Defence
Sir Daniel Carteret
 1933/I The Wandering Jew
Pontius Pilate [cut from US version]
 1931 Glamour
Lord Westborough
 1930 Should a Doctor Tell?
Dr. Bruce Smith
 1930 School for Scandal
Sir Peter Teazle
 1929 High Treason
President Stephen Deane
 1926 Julius Caesar (Short)
 1926 Santa Claus (Short)
Santa Claus
 1920 The Worldlings
Maurice Blake / Philip Jardine
 1919 Missing the Tide
Sir Felix Faber
 1919 God's Good Man
Reverend John Walden
 1919 The Rocks of Valpre
Trevor Mordaunt
 1919 Keeper of the Door
Max Wyndham
 1919 The Irresistible Flapper
Ormande York
 1919 A Soul's Crucifixion
Julian Neave
 1919 The Homemaker
Wilbur Benson
 1918 What's the Use of Grumbling (Short)
The Man
 1918 The Admirable Crichton
 1917 The Adventures of Dick Dolan (Short)
Dick Dolan
 1917 The Ragged Messenger
Reverend John Morton
 1916 On the Banks of Allan Water
Richard Warden
 1916 Chains of Bondage
John Malcolm
 1911 Henry VIII (Short)
Duke of Buckingham
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Personal Details

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He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "The Winter's Tale," at His Majesty's Theatre in London, England with Ellen Terry, Viola Tree, Phyllis Embury, Fisher White, Mrs. Tree, Charles Warner, Frances Leighton, W.H. Day, and OB Clarence in the cast. See more »

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Margaret von Cavania (actress)

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He was an accomplished stage actor and received numerous reviews commenting on the clarity and quality of his voice. See more »

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