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C. Aubrey Smith

(1863—1948) actor and cricketer


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(1863–1948), actor. The British performer, who in his last years personified English gentlemen in films, had a long career on American stages. His many appearances included supporting or leading roles in The Light That Failed (1903), The Morals of Marcus (1907), The Runaway (1911), and The Constant Wife (1926), but his most successful appearance came as Basil Winterton, who brings together all his illegitimate children, in The Bachelor Father (1928).

From The Oxford Companion to American Theatre in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Theatre.


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