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 Reginald Denny

Reginald Denny

Birth
Richmond, London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, Greater London, England
Death 16 Jun 1967 (aged 75)
Richmond, London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, Greater London, England
Burial Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Morning Light, Lot 7451
Memorial ID 5153 · View Source
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Actor. Born Reginald Leigh Dugmore in Surrey, England, he began his career on the English stage and his film appearing In "Niobe" (1915). He made films both in the United States and England until the 1960s, with credits to include "Sherlock Holmes" (1922), "Of Human Bondage" (1934), "Captain of the Clouds" (1942), "Cat Ballou" (1965) and "Assault on a Queen" (1967). For television, he appeared on "Cavalcade of America", "The Red Skelton Hour", "Playhouse 90", "The Colgate Comdet Hour" and "Batman". He also became interested in radio controlled model airplanes in the 1930s and opened a model plane shop known as Reginald Denny Hobby Shops. In 1940, he won a US Army contract for radio controlled drone planes and manufactured nearly fifteen thousand drones for the Army, which were used in World War II. He died at age 75 in Surrey, England.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 17 Apr 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5153
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Reginald Denny (20 Nov 1891–16 Jun 1967), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5153, citing Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills), Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .