Clive Brook


Clive Brook
Clive Brook
Clive Brook
Clive Brook
Born Clifford Clive Hardman Brook
1 June 1887(1887-06-01)
London, England
Died 17 November 1974(1974-11-17) (aged 87)
London, England
Resting place St Paul's, Covent Garden
Alma mater Dulwich College
Occupation Actor
Years active 1918–1963
Spouse Mildred Evelyn
Children Faith Brook
Lyndon Brook

Clifford Clive Hardman Brook (1 June 1887 – 17 November 1974) was an English actor.

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Career

Brook was born and died in London. Brook was 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) tall and had brown hair with grey eyes. He was the son of an opera singer, a published writer and a violinist. He was educated at Dulwich College and served as an officer in the Artists' Rifles in the First World War. He first appeared on stage in 1918 and also in films from 1919. He worked first in British films then in Hollywood.

One of his best remembered appearances was playing opposite Marlene Dietrich in Shanghai Express (1932). He played Sherlock Holmes three times: The Return of Sherlock Holmes and Sherlock Holmes (in that order), and as part of a portmanteau film, Paramount on Parade (1930).

In 1943, he adapted the comedy On Approval by Frederick Lonsdale and wrote, produced, directed and starred in the film with Beatrice Lillie, Googie Withers, and Roland Culver. The costumes were by Cecil Beaton.

In 1949 he presented the radio series The Secrets of Scotland Yard.[1] In 1956 he appeared on stage in One Bright Day at the Apollo Theatre in London.[citation needed]

Family

Brook married Mildred Evelyn, and their daughter, Faith Brook is an actor as was their late son, Lyndon Brook.

Selected filmography

References

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