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Frank Lawton

Actor | * 09/30/1904 († 64, 06/10/1969) | London, England (United Kingdom (UK))
Frank Lawton Mokeley (30 September 1904 – 10 June 1969) was an English actor. His parents were stage players Daisy May Collier and Frank Lawton (I). His first major screen credit was Young Woodley (1930). In the mid-1930s, Lawton appeared in some Hollywood films, most significant as the adult David Copperfield in MGM's classic literature adaptation of David Copperfield (1935). However, Lawton never made his big breakthrough in Hollywood and returned to British film and theatre. He was married to actress Evelyn Laye from 1934 until his death in 1969 aged 64. They acted together several times, including in the TV series My Husband and I. During World War II he joined the United States Army and rose to the rank of major, being awarded the Legion of Merit for liaison work in France. In the West End he appeared in Alex Atkinson's Four Winds (1953) and Ronald Miller's Waiting for Gillian (1954). ()
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Frank Lawton (30 September 1904 – 10 June 1969) was an English actor.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Thriller

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Movies with Frank Lawton as Actor(24)

as Chairman J. Bruce Ismay1958 A Night to Remember
as Det. Sgt. Liggot1958 Gideon's Day
as British officer (3rd Episode)1957 The Rising of the Moon
as Sir Robert Marlowe1957 Silver Wedding
as Naval Officer in Briefing Room (uncredited)1955 Above Us the Waves
as Hassingham1953 Rough Shoot
as John Watherstone1948 The Winslow Boy
as Tom Sturry1942 Went the Day Well?
as Gerald Conway1940 Dangerous Comment
as James Terry1939 The Four Just Men
as Philip Wakem1937 The Mill on the Floss
as Ronald Drake1936 The Invisible Ray
as Toto1936 The Devil-Doll
as David Copperfield as a Man1935 David Copperfield
as Tony Croom1934 One More River
as Joe Marryot1933 Cavalcade
as Frank Parsons1933 Friday the Thirteenth
as Toby Tyrrell1933 Heads We Go
as Basil Owen1931 The Outsider
as Rolf Hornblower1931 The Skin Game
as David Rowe1931 Michael and Mary
as Woodley1930 Young Woodley
as Jimmy Hilton1930 Birds of Prey

Full Name: Frank Lawton
Citizenship: United Kingdom (UK)
Born: Friday, 09/30 1904 (September) in London, England (United Kingdom (UK))
Died: Tuesday, 06/10 1969 (June) in London (aged: 64)
Zodiac sign: Libra (Chinese zodiac sign: Dragon)
Languages: English (EN)
Spouses (current/former): Evelyn Laye
Frank Lawton frequently works together with these people:
Michael Balcon (4x, Crew)
Edward Lexy (3x, Actor)
Tod Browning (3x, Crew)
John Van Druten (3x, Crew)
Elizabeth Allan (3x, Actress)
Laurence Naismith (3x, Actor)
Jack Watling (3x, Actor)
Thomas Bentley (3x, Crew)
Angus MacPhail (3x, Crew)
Billy Bevan (3x, Actor)
Basil Dean (3x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1399285, Added: 09/04/2019, Last updated: 07/05/2021