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Frank Lawton (I) (1904–1969)


Frank Lawton was born on September 30, 1904 in London, England as Frank Lawton Mokeley. He was an actor, known for A Night to Remember (1958), The Skin Game (1931) and The Winslow Boy (1948). He was married to Evelyn Laye. He died on June 10, 1969 in London. See full bio »

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(age 64) in London, England, UK

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Known For

A Night to Remember Chairman J. Bruce Ismay
(1958)
The Skin Game Rolf Hornblower
(1931)
The Winslow Boy John Watherstone
(1948)
The Invisible Ray Ronald Drake
(1936)

Filmography

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 1963 The Human Jungle (TV Series)
Geoffrey Petlen
- A Woman with Scars (1963) ... Geoffrey Petlen
 1960-1962 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Andrew Fenton / James Luther
- The Skeleton Wore Boots (1962) ... Andrew Fenton
- A Straight White Line (1960) ... James Luther
 1961 The Queen's Guards
Commander Hewson
 1957-1959 Theatre Night (TV Series)
Harry Markham / Sir Robert Marlowe
- And Suddenly It's Spring (1959) ... Harry Markham
- Silver Wedding (1957) ... Sir Robert Marlowe
 1958 A Night to Remember
Chairman J. Bruce Ismay
 1958 Gideon of Scotland Yard
Det Sgt Liggot
 1957 The Rising of the Moon
British officer (3rd Episode)
 1956 Doublecross
Chief Constable
 1955 Above Us the Waves
Naval Officer in Briefing Room (uncredited)
 1953 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
- Many Waters (1953)
 1953 Shoot First
Hassingham
 1948 Blithe Spirit (TV Movie)
Charles Condomine
 1948 The Winslow Boy
John Watherstone
 1942 Went the Day Well?
Tom Sturry
 1940 Dangerous Comment (Short)
Gerald Conway
 1939 Happy Family (Short)
Joe
 1939 The Secret Four
James Terry
 1936 The Mill on the Floss
Philip Wakem
 1936 The Devil-Doll
Toto
 1936 The Invisible Ray
Ronald Drake
 1935 David Copperfield
David - the Man
 1934 One More River
Tony Croom
 1933 Friday the Thirteenth
Frank Parsons
 1933 The Charming Deceiver
Toby Tyrrell
 1933 Cavalcade
Joe Marryot
 1932 After Office Hours
Hec
 1931 Michael and Mary
David Rowe
 1931 The Outsider
Basil Owen
 1931 The Skin Game
Rolf Hornblower
 1930 The Perfect Alibi
Jimmy Hilton
 1930 Young Woodley
Woodley
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in A.A. Milne's play, "Michael and Mary", at the St. James's Theatre in London, England with Herbert Marshall, Edna Best, Olwen Brookes, Margaret Scudamore and Elizabeth Allan in the cast. See more »

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Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Trivia:

British actor, the son of theatrical parents. While working on stage in the U.S. in 1934, he scored the part of the adult David Copperfield in the 1934 MGM film. Though he had leading man roles on both sides of the Atlantic, he never quite made the grade as a star. However, during World War II he rose to the rank of major and was awarded the U.S. Legion of Merit for liaison work in France. See more »

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