Lawrence Grossmith

Lawrence Grossmith was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. In 1896, he made his stage debut in "Mam'zelle Nitouche" at the Court Theatre in London. In 1913, he took over the management of the Savoy Theatre ... Read more »
Born: 03/29/1877 in LondonUK

Filmography

Actor (1)

Captain Fury 1938 (Movie)

(Actor)

Biography

Lawrence Grossmith was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. In 1896, he made his stage debut in "Mam'zelle Nitouche" at the Court Theatre in London. In 1913, he took over the management of the Savoy Theatre. In 1914, he made his screen debut in the silent film "The Glass Bottle." Grossmith began his career with a role in "Captain Fury" (1939) with Brian Aherne. Grossmith next focused his career on film, appearing in "Opened By Mistake" (1940). Later in his career, Grossmith acted in the adaptation "Gaslight" (1944) with Charles Boyer. Grossmith passed away in February 1944 at the age of 67.

EDUCATION

St. Paul's College

Milestones

1915

Traveled to America to star in "Nobody Home" on Broadway.

1914

Made his screen debut in the silent film "The Glass Bottle."

1913

Took over the management of the Savoy Theatre.

1896

Made his stage debut in "Mam'zelle Nitouche" at the Court Theatre in London.

Bonus Trivia

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Was famous for appearing in Edwardian musical comedies on the West End, such as "The White Chrysanthemum" and "The Girl Behind the Counter."

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Originally intended to become an engineer, but was drawn to acting instead.

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