Jack Hulbert (John Norman Hulbert)
BiographyEly, Cambridgeshire, England, UK
Jack Hulbert--the brother of actor Claude Hulbert--began his acting career at Cambridge, where he worked in various plays and variety revues. He later had a very successful career on the stage in comedies and musicals. His film debut was in Elstree Calling (1930), in which he appeared with his wife, Cicely Courtneidge. His success on stage carried over into films, and one of his most fondly remembered pictures is Alias Bulldog Drummond (1935), a light-hearted tribute to the popular "Bulldog Drummond" detective series of the era. Read more... World War II ended he and his wife had pretty much left films and returned to the stage.