George Arliss
Date of Birth
Apr 10, 1868
Birth Place:
London, England, UK

Biography

Born George Augustus Andrews, Arliss began his stage career in 1886 at age 18, a British actor of the old school. He came to America in 1902 and stayed for two decades, appearing in many Broadway productions and, later, silent films. Onstage, Arliss established himself in historical roles or as eminent statesmen, kings, rajahs, eccentric millionaires, etc. He transferred these talents to film and...