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David Manners (Rauff de Ryther Duan Acklom)

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Biography

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Distantly related to Princess Diana on his mother's side, Nova Scotia-born actor David Manners, nee Rauff de Ryther Daun Acklom, came from well-to-do stock. His father ran the prestigious Tower Road boys' school Harrow House and later became a literary advisor for E.P. Dutton Publishing Co. in New York. Manners graduated from Trinity School where he first performed on stage as Fernando in "The Tempest." Joining Eva La Gallienne's Civil Repertory Co., he forged enduring friendships with the legendary teacher and later with Helen Hayes when both appeared in front of the footlights in the play "Dancing Mothers. Read more...

Actor

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Character: Richard Dane 'The Imp'

The Truth About Youth 1930

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Character: Shep Lambert

The Last Flight 1931

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Character: Bill Merrick

The Millionaire 1931

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Character: Jerry Fleming

Stranger in Town 1931

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Character: Jimmy Decker

They Call It Sin 1932

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Character: Thomas 'Tom' / 'Tommy' Sherman

Man Wanted 1932

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Character: Donnie Wainwright

Lady with a Past 1932

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Character: Ted 'Teddy' Taylor

Crooner 1932

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Character: Michael 'Mike' Gardner

Torch Singer 1933

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Character: Wesley Burt

From Hell to Heaven 1933

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Character: Peter Alison

The Black Cat 1934

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Character: Lieutenant Alan Craig Freeland

A Woman Rebels 1936

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Character: Peter Alison

The Black Cat & the Raven 0

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