A. Bromley Davenport (Arthur Bromley Davenport)

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Baginton, Warwickshire, England, UK
The great English character star A. Bromley Davenport born Arthur Henry Bromley-Davenport in Baginton, Warwickshire in 1867, his father was a well-known conservative politician William Bromley Davenport. Arthur was educated at Eton College, Berkshire. He began his acting career on the London stage at the age of 25 years old in 1892 appearing in many popular theatre productions. From 1920 he became a regular character film performer often playing sophisticated elderly gentleman in more than 70 drama, comedy and crime movies, making his film debut as Sir Crispin Vickrey in 'The Great Gay Road' starring Stewart Rome for the Broadwest Film Co. Read more...


Character: French innkeeper

The Scarlet Pimpernel 1934

Character: Menkenburg

Love, Life and Laughter 1934

Character: Henry Coaker

The Farmer's Wife 1941