Arthur Young (actor)

Arthur Young (2 September 1898 24 February 1959) was an English actor, notable for roles including Gladstone in the 1951 The Lady with a Lamp.[1][2] He can be seen as a window cleaner in the film Radio Parade of 1935.[3] He regularly appeared in BBC radio plays and was a member of the Corporation’s Drama Repertory Company in the late 1950s.[4][5] His stage work encompassed West End revue, as well as Stratford.[6][7]

Arthur Young
Arthur Henry Young

(1898-09-02)2 September 1898
Died24 February 1959(1959-02-24) (aged 60)
London, England
Beatrice Kane
(m. 1924; his death 1959)

Personal life

Young was born on 2 September 1898 in Bristol.[1] His parents were 'Henry Young' and 'Elizabeth Wales Young' (1876-1972).


Year Title Role Notes
1935No LimitDoctor
1936Wedding GroupDr. Granger
1937Victoria the GreatRt. Hon. William Gladstone
194021 DaysAsher
1943San Demetrio LondonCaptain George Waite
1945I'll Be Your SweetheartJudgeUncredited
1947The Root of All EvilGrice
1948My Brother JonathanSir Joseph Higgins
1949Portrait from LifeClub PianistUncredited
1949The Perfect AlibiEdward CarterBBC television movie
1949La Rosa di BagdadCalif OmanEnglish version, Voice
1950The Twenty Questions Murder MysteryDoctor
1951The Lady with a LampW. E. Gladstone
1953Isn't Life Wonderful!Sir George Probus
1954John of the Fair'Doc' Claydon
1954An Inspector CallsMr Birling
1954John WesleyKing George II
1954Five DaysHyson
1954Stranger from VenusScientist
1955No SmokingJoe Dawson
1956The Gelignite GangScobie


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