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Cedric Hardwicke ACTOR


Cedric Hardwicke was born on February 19th, 1893 in  Lye, Worcestershire, England, UK with the birth name Cederic Webster Hardwicke to parents.  He studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and after he completed his schooling he made his stage debut in 1912 on, "The Monk and the Woman".  
He took a break from acting to serve his country in the military during World War I from 1914 to 1921, but upon completion he returned right back to pursuing a career as an actor.  Cedric worked with the Birmingham Repertory Theatre on, "Caesar and Cleopatra" (1922).  He was making such a good impression that in 1934 he became one of the youngest actors at the age of forty one to be knighted.
In 1931 he made his first appearance on an English film and in 1936 he was elected Rede Lecturer to Cambridge University.  
In 1936 he relocated to live in the United States and worked on the American stage circuit.  Cedric also became involved in the film industry working on such films as, "Les Misérables" (1935), "Stanley and Livingstone" (1939), "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" (1939), "Suspicion" (1941), "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court" (1949), "Rickard III" (1955) and "The Ten Commandments" (1956). 
He never neglected his stage career and still traveled to London to perform on the circuit there.  He also worked on Broadway in, "Hell" (1951-1952).  He also worked on television making appearances on such shows as, "The Ford Show" (1958) and "Mrs. G Goes to College" (1961-1962) which ran for twenty six weeks and aired on CBS. 
His final film role was in 1964 on, "The Pumpkin Eater" and his final acting role was on an episode of, "The Outer Limits".  He died that same year on August 6th, 1964 in New York City, New York after suffering from emphysema and is buried in London's Golders Green Crematorium.  Cedric Hardwicke was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.  
Cedric married twice throughout his lifetime.  His first wife was Helena Pickard whom he married in 1927 and they had one child together, Edward, before the marriage ended in 1950.  His second marriage was to Mary Scott whom he married on July 27th, 1950 and they remained together having one child until also ending this marriage in divorce on November 15th, 1961. 

1964 The Pumpkin Eater 
1964 The Unknown 
1964 The Outer Limits
1963 Twilight Zone 
1963 Burke's Law
1962 Five Weeks in a Balloon 
1961-1962 The Gertrude Berg Show 
1958-1961 The Red Skelton Hour
1961 The Magic Fountain 
1960 Sunday Showcase
1960 The United States Steel Hour 
1958 Studio One in Hollywood
1957 Baby Face Nelson 
1957 Mr. Adams and Eve
1957 The Story of Mankind 
1957 The DuPont Show of the Month
1956-1957 Alfred Hitchcock Presents 
1955-1957 Climax!
1956-1957 Matinee Theatre
1956 Around the World in Eighty Days 
1956 The Ten Commandments
1956 The Power and the Prize 
1956 The Vagabond King 
1956 Gaby 
1956 Producers' Showcase
1956 Helen of Troy 
1956 Four Star Playhouse
1956 Diane
1955 Richard III
1955 TV Reader's Digest
1955 Cameo Theatre
1955 Front Row Center
1955 The Elgin Hour
1953-1954 The Motorola Television Hour
1954 Bait 
1953 Armstrong Circle Theatre
1953 Suspense
1952-1953 Schlitz Playhouse
1953 Robert Montgomery Presents
1953 Medallion Theatre
1953 The War of the Worlds
1953 Botany Bay
1953 G.E. True Theater
1953 Salome
1952 Caribbean
1952 Lux Video Theatre
1952 Betty Crocker Star Matinee
1952 The Gauntlet
1951 The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel
1951 Mr. Imperium 
1950 The White Tower 
1949 Now Barabbas 
1949 A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court 
1948 The Winslow Boy 
1948 Rope 
1948 I Remember Mama 
1948 Song of My Heart 
1948 A Woman's Vengeance
1947 Tycoon 
1947 Lured
1947 Ivy 
1947 The Imperfect Lady 
1947 The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby 
1946 Beware of Pity 
1946 Sentimental Journey 
1945 The Picture of Dorian Gray
1944 The Keys of the Kingdom 
1944 Three Sisters of the Moors 
1944 Wilson 
1944 Wing and a Prayer 
1944 The Lodger 
1943 The Cross of Lorraine 
1943 The Moon Is Down 
1943 Forever and a Day 
1942 Commandos Strike at Dawn 
1942 Invisible Agent 
1942 The Ghost of Frankenstein
1942 Suspicion
1941 Sundown 
1940 Victory 
1940 The Howards of Virginia 
1940 Tom Brown's School Days
1940 The Invisible Man Returns
1939 The Hunchback of Notre Dame 
1939 Stanley and Livingstone 
1939 On Borrowed Time 
1937 King Solomon's Mines 
1937 Green Light 
1936 Calling the Tune 
1936 Laburnum Grove 
1936 Nine Days a Queen 
1936 Things to Come 
1935 Peg of Old Drury 
1935 Becky Sharp  
1935 Les Misérables 
1934 Power 
1934 Nell Gwyn 
1934 The Lady Is Willing 
1934 Orders Is Orders 
1934 The King of Paris
1934 Bella Donna 
1933 The Ghoul 
1932 Rome Express 
1931 The Dreyfus Case
1926 Nelson 
1913 Riches and Rogues  

Matinee Classics - The Ghost of  Frankenstein starring Lon Chaney Jr., Sir Cedric Hardwicke, Ralph Bellamy, Lionel Atwill, Bela Lugosi, Evelyn Ankers, Janet Ann Gallow, Barton Yarborough, Doris Lloyd, Leyland Hodgson, Olaf Hytten and Holmes Herbert
Matinee Classics - Around the World in 80 Days starring David Niven, Cantinflas, Shirley MacLaine and Robert Newton
Matinee Classics - The Keys of the Kingdom starring Gregory Peck, Thomas Mitchell, Vincent Price, Rose Stradner, Roddy McDowall, Edmund Gwenn, Cedric Hardwicke, Dennis Hoey, Ruth Nelson, Edith Barrett, Peggy Ann Garner, Jane Ball, James Gleason, Anne Revere, Benson Fong, Leonard Strong, Philip Ahn, Arthur Shields, Sara Allgood, Ruth Ford, Richard Loo, H.T. Hsiang, Si-Lan Chen and Eunice Soo-Hoo
Matinee Classics - Mr. Imperium starring Lana Turner, Ezio Pinza, Marjorie Main, Barry Sullivan, Cedric Hardwicke and Debbie Reynolds
Matinee Classics - The Hunchback of Notre Dame starring Charles Laughton, Sir Cedric Hardwicke, Thomas Mitchell, Maureen O'Hara, Edmond O'Brien, Alan Marshal, Walter Hampden, Harry Davenport, Katharine Alexander and George Zucco
Matinee Classics - Rope starring James Stewart, John Dall, Farley Granger, Sir Cedric Hardwicke, Constance Collier, Douglas Dick, Dick Hogan and Joan Chandler
Matinee Classics - Rope starring James Stewart, John Dall, Farley Granger, Sir Cedric Hardwicke, Constance Collier, Douglas Dick, Dick Hogan and Joan Chandler
Matinee Classics - Sundown starring Gene Tierney, Bruce Cabot, George Sanders, Harry Carey, Joseph Calleia, Reginald Gardiner, Carl Esmond, Marc Lawrence, Cedric Hardwicke, Gilbert Emery, Jeni Le Gon, Emmett Smith and Dorothy Dandridge
Matinee Classics - The Desert Fox starring James Mason, Jessica Tandy, William Reynolds, Cedric Hardwicke, Luther Adler, Everett Sloane, Leo G. Carroll, George Macready, Richard Boone, Eduard Franz, Don De Leo and John Hoyt

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