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 George Arliss

George Arliss

Birth
London, City of London, Greater London, England
Death 5 Feb 1946 (aged 77)
London, City of London, Greater London, England
Burial Harrow Weald, London Borough of Harrow, Greater London, England
Memorial ID 6817438 · View Source
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Actor. Appearing on stage and in motion pictures, he is best known for his portrayal of famous historical personalities. He began his acting career in 1887 but did not gain his popularity until around 1900-1901 when he appeared with British actress, Mrs. Patrick Campbell in London during the stage season. In 1902 he appeared on stage in the play "The Second Mrs. Tanqueray" in New York and in 1911 he played the role of Benjamin Disraeli in "Disraeli." In the 1930s he appeared in films including "The Green Goddess" (1930), "Old English" (1930), "Alexander Hamilton" (1931), "The House of Rothschild" (1934) and "Cardinal Richelieu" (1935). In 1929-1930 he was voted best actor for his role in "Disraeli" by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. George Arliss also wrote several plays and autobiographical works including "Up The Years From Bloomsbury" in 1927 and "My Ten Years In The Studios" in 1940. He died 1946 in London, England.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 3 Oct 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6817438
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Arliss (10 Apr 1868–5 Feb 1946), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6817438, citing All Saints Churchyard, Harrow Weald, London Borough of Harrow, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .