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Dick Henderson (III) (1891–1958)

Dick Henderson (1891-1958) was a rotund bowler-hatted English comedian and character actor, who began in music hall. He was born in Hull, East Yorkshire. He was reputed to be the first comic to finish his act with a straight song. He spent some time in the United States from the late twenties and made several Vitaphone shorts. He was the father of... See full bio »


(age 67) in London, England, UK
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Known For

The Man from Blankley's
Golden Dawn
Just for a Song
Things Are Looking Up


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 1935 Things Are Looking Up
Mr. Money
 1930 Golden Dawn
 1930 The Man from Blankley's
Mr. Tidmarsh
 1929 The Music Shop (Short)
The Sheet Music Salesman
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 1929 At the Church Festival (Short) (performer: "That Makes Me Love Her All the More", "I Want to Be Alone with Mary Brown" - uncredited)
 1926 Dick Henderson (Short) (performer: "That Makes Me Love Her All the More" - uncredited)
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 1953 The Good Old Days (TV Series)
Himself - Performer
- Episode #1.3 (1953) ... Himself - Performer
 1950 A Night with the Stars (Short)
 1930 Dick Henderson (Short)
 1929 At the Church Festival (Short)
 1928 Ain't She Sweet (Short)
 1927 I Don't Care What You Used to Be (Short)
 1926 I Want a Pie with a Plum In (Short)
 1926 Dick Henderson (Short)

Personal Details

Other Works:

He performed in the pantomime, "Dick Whittington," at the Lyceum Theatre in London, England with Elsie Prince (Dick Whittington), Audrey Acland (Alice Fitzwarren), George Jackley, Molly Elvar, Jimmy Gold, Charlie Naughton, Sylvia, Errol Addison, Renie Jolliffe, Harold Greaves, Molly Vyvyan, Hengler Brothers, Frank Damer, Betty ... See more »

Alternate Names:

Dick Henderson Sr.

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His son Dick Jr. became a child actor and later as an adult, the comedian Dickie Henderson.

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