Crauford Kent

Crauford Kent (12 October 1881 14 May 1953) was an English-born character film actor, in the United States. He has also been credited as Craufurd Kent[1] and Crawford Kent.[2]

Crauford Kent
Alice Joyce and Kent in Dollars and the Woman, 1920
Craufurd Kent

(1881-10-12)12 October 1881
London, England, UK
Died14 May 1953(1953-05-14) (aged 71)
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA
Other namesCraufurd Kent
Crawford Kent
Years active1915–1952


A stage actor in England, Crauford Kent first came to the United States as first class passenger on the S/S Teutonic, docking at the Port of New York late in July 1910; for some time afterwards, he acted both in Great Britain and the United States. Between 1915 and 1952, Kent appeared in 208 American films, although frequently without screen credit, including The Menace, The Wolf of Wall Street, Little Miss Marker, The Picture of Dorian Gray, The Dolly Sisters, and Pat and Mike.

Personal life

Kent was born in London, England and died in Hollywood, California. His grave is located at Pierce Brothers Valhalla Memorial Park.

Selected filmography


  1. Craufurd Kent at IBDB
  2. Crawford Kent at IBDB

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