Leon M. Lion

Leon Marks Lion[1] (12 March 1879 – 28 March 1947) was an English stage and film actor, playwright, theatrical director and producer.[2][3][4] He starred in Joseph Jefferson Farjeon's 1925 hit play Number 17 as well as its subsequent 1932 film adaptation by Alfred Hitchcock.

Leon M. Lion
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Leon Marks Lion

(1879-03-12)12 March 1879
Died28 March 1947(1947-03-28) (aged 68)
Brighton, Sussex, England
Stage director
Theatrical producer
Kathleen Crighton Symington
(m. 1907; his death 1947)

Selected filmography


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  2. "Leon M. Lion".
  3. League, The Broadway. "Leon M. Lion – Broadway Cast & Staff - IBDB". www.ibdb.com.
  4. "Leon M Lion - Theatricalia". theatricalia.com.

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