Frederick Lloyd

Frederick Lloyd (15 January 1880 – 24 November 1949) was a British film actor.[1] His most notable appearances include Doctor Watson in the 1932 film The Hound of the Baskervilles and Mr. Grimwig in David Lean's 1948 literature adaption Oliver Twist .

He was born Frederick William Lloyd in London on 15 January 1880.[2] His parents were the Reverend Frederick Charles Lloyd and his wife Mary Florence, née Cox. Lloyd was married to theatre actress Auriol Lee from 1911 to 1922.[3] He was later married to actress Yvette Plancon from 1925 to 1929.[4] He died on 24 November 1949 at Hove, Sussex, England.

In an obituary in The Times John Gielgud wrote that 'the theatre has suffered a real loss in the death of Frederick Lloyd', adding 'his enthusiasm and charming joviality and his generous attitude toward the young actor-director — for I was a young man when I met him first — is something I shall remember with great affection and gratitude'.[5]

Selected filmography


  3. The New York Times, July 4, 1941
  4. The Times, 4 May 1929, p 4
  5. The Times, 28 November 1949

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