Henry Oscar

Henry Wale (14 July 1891 – 28 December 1969), known professionally as Henry Oscar, was an English stage and film actor.[1] He changed his name and began acting in 1911, having studied under Elsie Fogerty at the Central School of Speech and Drama, then based in the Royal Albert Hall, London.[2] He appeared in a wide range of films, including Alfred Hitchcock's The Man Who Knew Too Much (1934), Fire Over England (1937), The Four Feathers (1939), Hatter's Castle (1942), Bonnie Prince Charlie (1948), Beau Brummell (1954), The Little Hut (1957), Beyond This Place (1959), Oscar Wilde (1960), Lawrence of Arabia (1962), The Long Ships (1963) and Murder Ahoy! (1964). [3]

Henry Oscar
Henry Oscar c. 1954
Born
Henry Wale

(1891-07-14)14 July 1891
Hornsey, London, England
Died28 December 1969(1969-12-28) (aged 78)
London, England
OccupationActor
Years active1911–1965

Selected filmography

References

  1. "Henry Oscar". BFI.
  2. V&A, Theatre and Performance Special Collections, Elsie Fogerty Archive, THM/324
  3. "Henry Oscar movies, photos, film reviews, filmography and biography - AllMovie". AllMovie.
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