Percy Herbert
Date of Birth
Jul 31, 1925
Birth Place:
London, England, UK

Biography

British actor Percy Herbert was launched on a stage career through the auspices of theatrical legend Dame Sybil Thorndike. In his earliest screen appearances, Herbert specialized in talkative cockneys; as he grew older, the Bow-Bells dialect lapsed and he often as not was seen as a Scotsman or American. An ideal "military" type, Herbert was well cast in such films as The Baby and the Battleship...