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Dan Leno (1860–1904)


Dan Leno was born on December 20, 1860 in London, England as George Wild Galvin. He was an actor and writer, known for The Limehouse Golem (2016), Contrasts (1967) and Burlesque Fox Hunt (1900). He was married to Sarah Lydia Reynolds (actress). He died on October 31, 1904 in London. See full bio »

Died:

(age 43) in London, England, UK

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Known For

The Limehouse Golem Soundtrack
(2016)
Contrasts Writer
(1968)
(1900)
The Rats Actor
(1900)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actor (4 credits)
 1902 Bluebeard (Short)
Sister Anne
 1900 Burlesque Fox Hunt (Short)
 1900 The Rats (Short)
Hide Hide Show Show Writer (1 credit)
 1968 Contrasts (TV Series) (1 episode)
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 2016 The Limehouse Golem (writer: "I'm Waiting For Him Tonight")
Hide Hide Show Show Self (9 credits)
 1902 An Obstinate Cork (Short)
Self
 1902 Dessert at Dan Leno's House (Short)
Self
 1901 Dan Leno's Record Score at the Oval (Documentary short)
Self
 1901 Dan Leno, Musical Director (Short)
Self
 1901 Dan Leno's Day Out (Short)
Self
 1900 Dan Leno's Cricket Match (Short)
Self
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 2015 What a Performance! Pioneers of Popular Entertainment (TV Mini Series documentary)
- Music Hall (2015)
 1976 Omnibus (TV Series documentary)
Mother Goose
- The Story of Pantomime (1976) ... Mother Goose
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4 Print Biographies | 4 Portrayals | 7 Articles | See more »

Spouse:

Sarah Lydia Reynolds (actress)  (his death)  (6 children)
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His parents John Galvin (comedian) and Louisa Dutton (singer) were also theatre performers. They performed under the name Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Wilde. His son (Sidney Galvin) also followed the tradition, performing as Dan Leno Jr.. See more »

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