Stewart Rome (Septimus Wemham Ryott)
BiographyNewbury, Berkshire, England, UK
Major English silent movie star Stewart Rome born Wernham Ryott Gifford in Berkshire in 1886. He studied civil engineering, but instead went on the stage in 1907. After appearing on stage in Australia, Stewart returned to England in 1912 and joined Hepworth Film Company. Read more... (1923) 'Vater Voss' (1925) est. His most memorable films was George Pearson's 'Reville' (1924) and 'The Desert Sheik' (1924). Following the advent of talkies, he was relegated to fine kindly gentlemanly characters, later he starred as Dr. Goodfellow in a series of shorts for the Rank studios in 1942, retired from the screen after 1950's 'Lets Have a Murder'. Died in 1965 age 79.