1911: Egham, Berkshire, St. John's College, Beaumont, Old Windsor. A student. 
1940, Los Angeles, California, N Rockingham Avenue. An actor. 
An English stage and film character actor, director, producer and screenwriter who had a successful career in Hollywood. Trained in London at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and first appeared professionally on the stage in 1926. In 1927, he was cast in a play with his future wife Elsa Lanchester, with whom he lived and worked until his death; they had no children. 
15 December 1962, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California.
↑ GRO Birth Index Scarborough, Vol. 9d, Page 398 q September 1899.
↑ GRO Marriage Index, St. Martin Vol. 1a, Page 986 q March 1929
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