Dudley Digges
Date of Birth
Jul 09, 1879
Birth Place:
Dublin, Ireland


Bluff, blustery Irish character actor Dudley Digges spent many of his earliest acting years at Dublin's Abbey Players. In the U.S., Digges was most closely associated with the Theatre Guild before making his cinema debut in the early talkie Condemned (1929). Permitted a wide range of characterizations on stage, Digges was usually pigeonholed in films as a pompous villain or fallen-from-grace...