Lyn Harding
Date of Birth
Oct 12, 1867
Birth Place:
Newport, Wales, UK


A gesticulating, barnstormer of the Old School, Welsh-born actor Lyn Harding had been a stage star for nearly forty years when he first stepped before a film camera in 1920. Harding's most memorable silent-film appearances was as King Henry VIII in the Marion Davies vehicle When Knighthood Was in Flower (1922). He is best known for his stage and film portrayals of perennial Sherlock Holmes nemesis...