Edit
Guy Standing Poster

Biography

Jump to: Overview (2)  | Mini Bio (1)  | Spouse (3)  | Trivia (14)

Overview (2)

Born in London, England, UK
Died in Hollywood Hills, California, USA  (heart attack)

Mini Bio (1)

Guy Standing was born on September 1, 1873 in London, England. He was an actor, known for Death Takes a Holiday (1934), Bulldog Drummond Escapes (1937) and I'd Give My Life (1936). He was married to Dorothy Hammond, Blanche Burton and Isabelle Urquhart. He died on February 24, 1937 in Hollywood Hills, California, USA.

Spouse (3)

Dorothy Hammond (1908 - 24 February 1937) ( his death) ( 2 children)
Blanche Burton (27 November 1899 - ?) ( divorced) ( 1 child)
Isabelle Urquhart (1893 - 1899) ( divorced)

Trivia (14)

Father-in-law of John Clements.
Perhaps best remembered as "Colonel Tom Stone", autocratic father of the fledgling "Lieutenant Donald Stone" (played by Richard Cromwell), in Henry Hathaway's The Lives of a Bengal Lancer (1935).
Son of silent-screen actor Herbert Standing.
Brother of actor Wyndham Standing and Jack Standing.
Father, with Dorothy Hammond, of [ink=nm0822067], controller of Entertainment for the BBC, and actress Kay Hammond.
Grandfather of John Standing and Guy Standing III.
Grandfather-in-law of Sarah Forbes.
In an eerie coincidence, on the very same day he died the co-writer of Palm Springs (1936), Humphrey Pearson, one of Guy's last films, died in Palm Springs of a gunshot wound.
Broadway actor; active from 1896-1936.
He was awarded a military Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the 1919 King's Honours List for his services to military in World War I.
He is interred at Grand View Memorial Park in Glendale, Los Angeles, California.
He served in the British Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve throughout the First World War, reaching the rank of Commander. In 1918, he was part of the British War Mission to the United States. For this service, he was awarded a military CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1918 King's Honours List.
Sir Guy, an actor of prominence in British and American theater, lent his genteel presence to some 19 Paramount features of the mid-1930's.
Father with actress Blanche Burton of Guy Standing Jr..

See also

Other Works |  Publicity Listings |  Official Sites

View agent, publicist, legal and company contact details on IMDbPro Pro Name Page Link

Contribute to This Page


Recently Viewed