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Claud Allister Poster

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Overview (4)

Born in London, England, UK
Died in Santa Barbara, California, USA  (cancer)
Birth NameWilliam Claud Michel Palmer
Height 5' 10½" (1.79 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Claud Allister was born on October 3, 1888 in London, England as William Claud Michel Palmer. He was an actor, known for Bulldog Drummond at Bay (1937), The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad (1949) and Bulldog Drummond (1929). He was married to Gwen Dowling, Daisy Isabel Douglas Overend (aka Dorothy Overend, actress) and Barbara Fay. He died on July 26, 1970 in Santa Barbara, California, USA.

Spouse (3)

Daisy Isabel Douglas Overend (aka Dorothy Overend, actress) (2 October 1914 - ?)
Barbara Fay (? - ?)
Gwen Dowling (? - 26 July 1970) ( his death)

Trivia (3)

Retired in 1955.
Long-nosed British character actor with large, deep-set eyes and high forehead. A former clerk at the London Stock exchange, educated at Felsted School in Essex. On stage in London from 1910, on Broadway from 1924. Invariably specialised in portraying pompous or bumbling upper class twits - replete with monocle and top hat - both in his native England, and in Hollywood.
Father: Henry Palmer.

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