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Kenneth More

  • Birth 20 Sep 1914 Gerrards Cross, South Bucks District, Buckinghamshire, England
  • Death 12 Jul 1982 Fulham, London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, Greater London, England
  • Burial Wimbledon, London Borough of Merton, Greater London, England
  • Memorial ID 6871689

Actor. Born in Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire, England, he was one of Britain's most popular screen actors of the 1940s and 1950s. A graduate of Victoria College, he served as a lieutenant in the British Navy during the Second World War. He is probably best known to American audiences for his roles as Captain Jonathan Shepard in the 1960 motion picture "Sink the Bismarck," and as Titanic's Second Officer Charles H. Lightoller in "A Night to Remember" (1958), the latter based on the book by author and historian Walter Lord. He began his screen career in the mid 1930s in a series of uncredited roles before gaining commercial success in the motion pictures "Genevieve" (1953) and "Doctor in the House" (1954). His notable film credits include: "School for Secrets" (1946), "Scott of the Antarctic" (1948), "Man on the Run" (1949), "Morning Departure" (1950), "Chance of a Lifetime" (1950), "The Franchise Affair" (1951), "Appointment with Venus" (1951), "Never Let Me Go" (1953), "Our Girl Friday" (1953), "The Deep Blue Sea" (1955), "Reach for the Sky" (1956), "North West Frontier" (1939), "The 39 Steps" (1959), "The Man in the Moon" (1960), "We Joined the Navy" (1962), "The Longest Day" (1962), "The Comedy Man" (1964), "Fraulein Doktor" (1969), "The Battle of Britain" (1969), "Scrooge" (1970) and "The Spaceman and King Arthur" (1979). He died in London, England from advanced Parkinson's disease at the age of 67.

Bio by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.


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  • Originally Created by: David Conway
  • Added: 23 Oct 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6871689
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Kenneth More (20 Sep 1914–12 Jul 1982), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6871689, citing Putney Vale Cemetery and Crematorium, Wimbledon, London Borough of Merton, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .