04 June 2006

Stars of stage and screen # 20: Sir Cedric Hardwicke

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A series of 48, no 42.

The newest theatrical knight, Sir Cedric Hardwicke first appeared in London in 1912, afterwards joining the Benson Company. After war service he was for some time with the Birmingham Repertory Company. He created the parts of Dick Varnell in "Yellow Sands" and Churdles Ash in "The Farmer's Wife," Eden Phillpotts' famous comedies. Other triumphs include "The Apple Cart," "The Barretts of Wimpole Street," and an exceptionally long run in "The Late Christopher Bean."
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IMDB entry for Cedric Hardwicke, link.
Wikipedia entry, link.

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