O.B. Clarence (Oliver Burchett Clarence)
BiographyLondon, England, UK
Stocky, bespectacled English character actor, whose career began in the music halls. Educated at Dover College, Oliver Burchett Clarence acted in repertory theatre from 1890. He then worked as a member of actor-manager Frank Benson's troupe for a number of years. During the First World War, he served as a special constable. After the war, Clarence undertook extensive classical training in Britain and America and subsequently accumulated a long list of credits on London's Shakespearean stage. Read more... dodderers. O.B. Clarence retired from acting at the age of eighty.