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Hay Petrie (David Hay Petrie)

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Biography

Dundee, Tayside, Scotland, UK
Diminutive Scots character actor of quirky personality and gift of gab. As a drama student at St. Andrews, he first performed in productions staged by the university's dramatic society. He served with the Royal Scots during World War I, then forged a career playing comic roles on the Shakespearean stage, where he was often billed as 'D.Hay Petrie'. With the Old Vic from 1920, he was much acclaimed for his performances as Sly in "The Taming of the Shrew" and as Puck in "A Midsummer Night's Dream". Read more...

Actor

Character: Golden Pheasant Manager

The Private Life of Don Juan 1934

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Character: The McLaggen

The Ghost Goes West 1935

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Character: Mahdi Interpreter

The Four Feathers 1939

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Character: John Aloysius Evan

21 Days 1940

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Character: Axel Skold / Erik Skold

Contraband 1940

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Character: Dr. Isidor Fosco

Crimes at the Dark House 1940

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Character: Minesweeper Skipper

Convoy 1940

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Character: The King's Barber

The Private Life of Henry VIII. 1933

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Character: Clock Winder

The Fallen Idol 1948

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Character: Herman's servant

The Queen of Spades 1949

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