Lionel Belmore

Born in May 12th, 1867

From Wimbledon, London, England, UK

Lionel Belmore Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Lionel Belmore (12 May 1867, Wimbledon, Surrey, England - 30 January 1953, Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California) was an English character actor and director on stage for more than a quarter of a century. Onstage, Belmore appeared with Wilson Barrett, Sir Henry Irving, William Faversham, Lily Langtry, and other famous actors.

He entered in films from 1911. In total, he had some 200 titles to his film credit. He was notable as the huffy-puffy Herr Vogel the Burgomaster in Frankenstein (1931). Belmore played bit parts in several 1930s film classics. Unusually, he was a director before he became a prolific actor. He directed from 1914 to 1920, only acting in a limited number of films, until concentrating as an actor from then on.

He was the brother of the actress Daisy Belmore (Mrs. Samuel Waxman) (1874-1954) and the actor Paul Belmore. He was married to stage actress Emmeline Florence Carder and they had two daughters. Their daughter Violet had decided to follow in her father's footsteps and go into acting. Description above from the Wikipedia article Lionel Belmore, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Lionel Belmore Filmography

The Hunchback of Notre Dame Poster
December 29, 1939
Tower of London Poster
November 17, 1939
Son of Frankenstein Poster
January 13, 1939
If I Were King Poster
September 28, 1938
The Toast of New York Poster
July 30, 1937
Topper Poster
July 16, 1937