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Harry Davenport (Harold George Bryant Davenport)

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Biography

New York City, New York, USA
Character fame on film came quite late for long-time stage actor Harry Davenport at age 70, but he made up for lost time in very quick fashion with well over a hundred film roles registered from the advent of sound to the time of his death in 1949. Beloved for his twinkle-eyed avuncular and/or grandfatherly types in both comedy and drama, Davenport also represented a commanding yet comforting wisdom in his more authoritative roles as judge, doctor, minister, senator, etc. Read more...

Actor

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Character: Innkeeper of Turk's Head

The Great Garrick 1937

1
Character: Ingalls - Banker

Wells Fargo 1937

2
Character: Monsieur de Cosse

Marie Antoinette 1938

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Character: Doc Moore

The Sisters 1938

14
Character: Uncle Hannibal Smith

The Cowboy and the Lady 1938

7
Character: Doc Will Ramsey

Orphans of the Street 1938

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3
Character: Dr. Samuel Basch

Juarez 1939

3
Character: T.P. Lester

Tail Spin 1939

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4
Character: Former Bulletin Owner

Meet John Doe 1941

15
Character: Pop Tolliver

The Bride Came C.O.D. 1941

13
Character: 'Sandbags' Riley

I Wanted Wings 1941

2
Character: Colonel Skeffington

Kings Row 1942

4
Character: Prof. Lyons

Tales of Manhattan 1942

5
Character: Homer Bigelow

Larceny, Inc. 1942

3
Character: Mr. 'C'

December 7th 1943

12
Character: Pop Lambert

We've Never Been Licked 1943

7
Character: Senator MacVickers

Government Girl 1943

5
Character: Commodore Thomas Spencer Holliday

The Amazing Mrs. Holliday 1943

5
Character: 'Doc' Herndon

Shantytown 1943

5
Character: Clem Adams

Headin' for God's Country 1943

1
Character: Agha

Kismet 1944

2
Character: Dr. Bertram Charles

The Thin Man Goes Home 1945

2
Character: Dr. Ashlon

Adventure 1945

1
Character: Dr. Matthew Sulven

The Farmer's Daughter 1947

1
Character: Judge Merrivale

That Hagen Girl 1947

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5
Character: Slezack

The Scoundrel 1935

1
Character: Prof. Hilliard

Jack London 1943

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Character: Doc Jeremiah George Quinn

Mr. Dodd Takes the Air 1937

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Character: Pop the Caretaker

The Rage of Paris 1938

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