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Barrymore, Lionel [real name Lionel Blyth] (1878–1954), actor

Mark Glancy

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780195169867
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:
Barrymore, Lionel [real name  Lionel Blyth] (1878–1954), actor

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Barrymore, Lionel [real name Lionel Blyth] (1878–1954), actor, was born on 28 April 1878 at 119 North Nine Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. His father was known as the actor Maurice Barrymore (1847–1905), but he had been born as Herbert Blyth to British parents who were living in ...

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