Lionel Barrymore

Lionel Barrymore (born Lionel Herbert Blythe; April 28, 1878 – November 15, 1954) was an American actor of stage, screen and radio as well as a film director. He won an Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance in A Free Soul (1931), and remains best known to modern audiences for the role of the villainous Mr. Potter character in Frank Capra's 1946 film It's a Wonderful Life. He is also particularly remembered as Ebenezer Scrooge in annual broadcasts of A Christmas Carol during his last two decades. He is also known for playing Dr. Leonard Gillespie in MGM's nine Dr. Kildare films, a role he reprised in a further six films focussing solely on Gillespie and in a radio series entitled The Story of Dr. Kildare. He was a member of the theatrical Barrymore family. Read more on Wikipedia.

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Born Name:Lionel Herbert Blythe
Born:Apr 28, 1878 in Philadelphia, PA, United States
Died:Nov 15, 1954
GenreCrime, Drama, Film Noir, Thriller
GenreDrama, Family, Fantasy
GenreComedy, Drama, Romance
GenreComedy, Drama
GenreAdventure, Drama
GenreShort Film
GenreShort Film, Western
GenreDrama, Short Film

Lionel Barrymore

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