Richard Cromwell

Actor, Artist, Decorator
Richard Cromwell was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Cromwell started his acting career landing roles in such films as "Tol'able David" (1930), "Maker of Men" (1931) and "Emma" (1932). He also ... Read more »
Born: 01/08/1910 in Los Angeles, California, USA

Filmography

Actor (20)

The Villain Still Pursued Her 1940 (Movie)

Edward Middleton (Actor)

Jezebel 1937 (Movie)

(Actor)

Storm Over Bengal 1937 (Movie)

Flying Officer Neil Allison (Actor)

Lives of a Bengal Lancer 1934 (Movie)

Lieutenant Stone (Actor)

The Age of Consent 1931 (Movie)

Michael Harvey (Actor)

Maker of Men 1930 (Movie)

(Actor)

Above the Clouds (Movie)

Dick Robinson (Actor)

Annapolis Farewell (Movie)

Boyce Avery (Actor)

Baby Face Morgan (Movie)

"Baby Face" Morgan (Actor)

Cosmo Jones, Crime Smasher (Movie)

(Actor)

Enemy Agent (Movie)

Jimmy Saunders (Actor)

Hoop-La (Movie)

Chris (Actor)

King of Jazz (Movie)

Bit Part (Actor)

Parachute Battalion (Movie)

Spence (Actor)

Riot Squad (Movie)

Dr. Tom (Actor)

The Road Back (Movie)

Ludwig (Actor)

The Wrong Road (Movie)

Jimmy Caldwell (Actor)

This Day and Age (Movie)

Steve Smith (Actor)

Tom Brown of Culver (Movie)

Bob Randolph III (Actor)

Biography

Richard Cromwell was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Cromwell started his acting career landing roles in such films as "Tol'able David" (1930), "Maker of Men" (1931) and "Emma" (1932). He also appeared in the Tom Brown drama "Tom Brown of Culver" (1932), "The Age of Consent" (1932) and "That's My Boy" (1932). His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like "This Day and Age" (1933) with Charles Bickford, the dramatic adaptation "Carolina" (1934) with Janet Gaynor and "Most Precious Thing in Life" (1934). He also appeared in "Life Begins at Forty" (1935). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in "Storm Over Bengal" (1938), the Bette Davis dramatic adaptation "Jezebel" (1938) and "Young Mr. Lincoln" (1939). He also appeared in "Enemy Agent" (1940) and "The Villain Still Pursued Her" (1940). Cromwell more recently acted in "Cosmo Jones in Crime Smasher" (1943). Cromwell was married to Angela Lansbury. Cromwell passed away in October 1960 at the age of 50.

Relationships

Angela Lansbury Actor

Wife
Married Sept. 27, 1945 Divorced in August 1946 after Lansbury discovered Cromwell was a homosexual

Milestones

1930

Film acting debut

1930

First film appearance (as extra)

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