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Tom Walls (I) (1883–1949)

Comedy farceur Tom Walls is indelibly associated with the popular Aldwych Theatre farces of the 1920s and 1930s. Born in 1883, this English gent was a former constable and jockey before making his stage debut in 1905. As the star and producer of a succession of witty spoofs typically denigrating society's uppercrust, he often played the slick cad.... See full bio »

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Known For

Lady in Danger Richard Dexter
A Cup of Kindness Fred Tutt


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 1949 The Interrupted Journey
 1949 Maytime in Mayfair
 1948 Spring in Park Lane
Uncle Joshua
 1947 While I Live
 1947 The Master of Bankdam
Simeon Crowther Sr.
 1946 This Man Is Mine
Philip Ferguson
 1945 Johnny Frenchman
Nat Pomeroy
 1944 A Lady Surrenders
Tom Tanner
 1944 The Halfway House
Captain Meadows
 1943 They Met in the Dark
Christopher Child
 1943 Underground Guerrillas
Kossan Petrovitch
 1939 The Van Dyck (TV Movie)
Arthur Blair Woldingham
 1938 Old Iron
Sir Henry Woodstock
 1938 The Man with 100 Faces
Jack Drake
 1938 Strange Boarders
Tommy Blythe
 1938 Second Best Bed
Victor Garnett
 1937 For Valour
Doubleday / Charlie Chisholm
 1936 Dishonour Bright
Stephen Champion
 1936 Pot Luck
Inspector Fitzpatrick
 1935 Foreign Affaires
Capt. the Hon. Archibald Gore
 1935 Stormy Weather
Sir Duncan Craggs
 1935 Me and Marlborough
John Churchill - Duke of Marlborough
 1935 Fighting Stock
Brig. Gen. Sir Donald Rowley
 1934 Lady in Danger
Richard Dexter
 1934 A Cup of Kindness
Fred Tutt
 1933 Turkey Time
Max Wheeler
 1933 A Cuckoo in the Nest
Maj. Bone
 1933 Leave It to Smith
 1933 The Blarney Kiss
Tim Fitzgerald
 1932 Leap Year
Sir Peter Traillon
 1932 Thark
Sir Hector Benbow
 1932 A Night Like This
Michael Mahoney
 1930 Plunder
Freddie Malone
 1930 Canaries Sometimes Sing
Geoffrey Lymes
 1930 On Approval
Duke of Bristol
 1930 One Embarrassing Night
Clive Popkiss
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Show Show Producer (2 credits)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Directed 'Frank Harvey' (av)'s play, "Cape Forlorn," at the Fortune Theatre in London, England, with Edmund Willard, Marda Vanne and Louis Bradfield in the cast. See more »


5' 11" (1.8 m)


Hilary Edwards  (his death)  (1 child)

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He died at his home at Ewell, near Epsom, aged 66. See more »

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