Charles Bennett
Date of Birth
Aug 02, 1899
Birth Place:
Stoneham-by-Sea, England, UK


An actor both before and after World War I, Briton Charles Bennett was a name-above-the-title stage star throughout the 1920s. "It was enough artistically, but it wasn't enough financially," he would later explain, "So I sort of gradually began to write plays." Bennett eased into scriptwriting just as gradually when his play Blackmail was filmed by Alfred Hitchcock in 1929. He remained a prime...