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Henry Stephenson ACTOR


Henry Stephenson was born on April 16th, 1871 in Granada, British West Indies with the birth name Henry Stephenson Garroway.  He received his early years education in England and it was not until his twenties that he began finding work as an actor.
He began his career as a stage actor in England and later also performing in America.  Soon he began adding Broadway credits to his resume in such productions as, "A Message from Mars" (1901).

Along with working as a stage actor he also broke into the film industry appearing in a number of silent films such as, "The Spreading Dawn" (1917) with Jane Cowl, Orme Caldara and Harry Springer, "The Tower of Jewels" (1920) starring Corinne Griffith, Webster Campbell and Maurice Costello, "Men and Women" (1925) starring Richard Dix, Claire Adams and Neil Hamilton, "Wild, Wild Susan" (1925) starring with Bebe Daniels and Rod La Rocque and "Cynara" (1932) starring Ronald Colman, Kay Francis, Halliwell Hobbes and Phyllis Barry.
Stephenson now decided to stay living in Hollywood and began working with such film studios as MGM, RKO and Warner Brothers appearing in more prominent film roles such as, "Captain Blood" (1935) starring Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Lionel Atwill, Basil Rathbone, Guy Kibbee, Jesse Ralph, Robert Barrat, Donald Meek, Ross Alexander, Halliwell Hobbes, J. Carroll Naish, Hobart Cavanaugh, Pedro de Cordoba and Frank Puglia, "The Charge of the Light Brigade" (1936) starring Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Patric Knowles, C, Henry Gordon, David Niven, Nigel Bruce, Robert Barrat, J. Carroll Naish, Spring Byington, Donald Crisp, Charles Sedgwick and Scotty Beckett, "The Prince and the Pauper" (1937) starring Errol Flynn, Barton MacLane, Montague Love, Claude Rains, Robert Warwick, Halliwell Hobbes, Alan Hale Sr. and twins Billy and Bobby Mauch as Prince Edward and King Edward VI, "The Private Lives of Essex and Elizabeth" (1939) starring Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Bette Davis, Donald Crisp, Nanette Fabray, Robert Warwick, Ralph Forbes, Leo G. Carroll, Vincent Price, Alan Hale Sr. and Henry Daniell, "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes" (1939) starring Basil Rathbone as Holmes and Nigel Bruce as Dr. John Watson, with Ida Lupino, Alan Marshall, George Zucco and Terry Kilburn, "Of Human Bondage" (1946) starring Paul Henreid, Janis Paige, Patric Knowles, Alexis Smith, Una O'Connor, Edmund Gwenn and Eleanor Parker, "Challenge to Lassie" (1949) starring Edmund Gwenn, Donald Crisp, Geraldine Brooks and Reginald Owen and his final film role was in 1952 in "Singin' in the Rain" starring Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds, Donald O'Connor, Jean Hagen, Millard Mitchell, Cyd Charisse, Douglas Fowley, Kathleen Freeman, Mae Clarke and Rita Moreno.  

Henry Stephenson married only once to Ann Shoemaker and they had one child together and remained married until he passed away at the age of eighty five on April 25th, 1956 in San Francisco, California.  


1952         Singin' in the Rain
1951         Studio One in Hollywood
1949         Challenge to Lassie
1948         Enchantment
1948         Julia Misbehaves
1948         Oliver Twist
1947         Song of Love
1947         Ivy
1947         Dark Delusion
1947         The Homestretch
1947         Time Out of Mind
1946         The Locket
1946         The Return of Monte Cristo
1946         Her Sister's Secret
1946         Of Human Bondage
1946         Night and Day
1946         Heartbeat
1946         The Green Years
1945         Tarzan and the Amazons
1944         Reckless Age
1944         Secrets of Scotland Yard
1944         The Hour Before the Dawn
1944         Two Girls and a Sailor
1943         Mr. Lucky
1943         The Mantrap
1942         Half Way to Shanghai
1942         This Above Al
1942         Rings on Her Fingers
1941         Lady from Louisiana
1941         The Man Who Lost Himself
1940         Down Argentine Way
1940         Spring Parade
1940         It's a Date
1940         Little Old New York
1939         Essex and Elizabeth
1939         The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
1939         Tarzan Finds a Son!
1938         Dramatic School
1938         The Young in Heart
1938         Suez
1938         Marie Antoinette
1938         The Baroness and the Butler
1937         Wise Girl
1937         Conquest
1937         The Emperor's Candlesticks
1937         The Prince and the Pauper
1937         When You're in Love
1936         Beloved Enemy
1936         The Charge of the Light Brigade
1936         Give Me Your Heart
1936         Walking on Air
1936         Hearts Divided
1936         Half Angel
1936         Little Lord Fauntleroy
1935         Captain Blood
1935         The Perfect Gentleman
1935         Mutiny on the Bounty
1935         Rendezvous
1935         O'Shaughnessy's Boy
1935         The Flame Within
1935         Reckless
1935         Vanessa: Her Love Story
1935         The Night Is Young
1934         What Every Woman Knows
1934         Outcast Lady
1934         The Richest Girl in the World
1934         She Loves Me Not
1934         One More River
1934         Thirty Day Princess
1934         Stingaree
1934         All Men Are Enemies
1934         The Mystery of Mr. X
1934         Man of Two Worlds
1933         If I Were Free
1933         Little Women
1933         My Lips Betray
1933         Blind Adventure
1933         Double Harness
1933         Tomorrow at Seven
1932         Cynara
1932         The Animal Kingdom
1932         A Bill of Divorcement
1932         Guilty as Hell
1932         Red-Headed Woman
1925         Wild, Wild Susan
1925         Men and Women
1921         The Black Panther's Cub
1920         The Tower of Jewels
1919         A Society Exile
1917         The Spreading Dawn

Matinee Classics - Captain Blood starring Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Lionel Atwill, Basil Rathbone, Ross Alexander, Guy Kibbee, Henry Stephenson, Robert Barrat, Hobart Cavanaugh, Donald Meek, Jessie Ralph, Forrester Harvey, Frank McGlynn, Holmes Herbert and David Torrance
Matinee Classics - Mr. Lucky starring Cary Grant, Laraine Day, Alan Carney, Henry Stephenson, Paul Stewart, Charles Bickford, Gladys Cooper, Vladimir Sokoloff, Florence Bates, Edward Fielding and Emory Parnell
Matinee Classics - Mutiny on the Bounty starring Charles Laughton, Clark Gable, Franchot Tone, Herbert Mundin, Eddie Quillan, Dudley Digges, Donald Crisp, Henry Stephenson, Francis Lister, Spring Byington, Movita, Mamo Clark, Byron Russell, Percy Waram, David Torrence, John Harrington, Douglas Walton, Ian Wolfe, DeWitt Jennings, Ivan F. Simpson, Vernon Downing, Bill Bambridge, Marion Clayton Anderson, Stanley Fields, Wallis Clark, Crauford Kent, Pat Flaherty, Alec Craig, Charles Irwin, James Cag
Matinee Classics - Reckless starring Nat Pendleton, Ted Healy, Man Mountain Dean, May Robson, William Powell, Mickey Rooney, Jean Harlow, Franchot Tone, Rosalind Russell, Allan Jones, Henry Stephenson, Robert Light, Louise Henry, James Ellison, Carl Randall, Nina Mae McKinney, Leon Ames and Allen 'Farina' Hoskins
Matinee Classics - Tarzan and the Amazons starring Johnny Weismuller, Brenda Joyce, Johnny Sheffield, Henry Stephenson, Maria Ouspenskaya, Barton MacLane, Don Douglas, Steven Geray, J.M. Kerrigan and Shirley O'Hara
Matinee Classics - Tarzan Finds a Son starring Johnny Weismuller, Maureen O'Sullivan, Johnny Sheffield, Ian Hunter, Henry Stephenson, Frieda Inescort, Henry Wilcoxon, Laraine Day and Morton Lowry
Matinee Classics - The Animal Kingdom starring Leslie Howard, Ann Harding, Myrna Loy, William Gargan, Neil Hamilton, Ilka Chase, Henry Stephenson, Leni Stengel and Don Dillaway
Matinee Classics - The Charge of the Light Brigade starring Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Patric Knowles, C. Henry Gordon, David Niven, Nigel Bruce, Spring Byington, Donald Crisp, Henry Stephenson, G. P. Huntley, E. E. Clive, Robert Barrat, J. Carrol Naish, Walter Holbrook, Princess Baigum, Charles Sedgwick, Scotty Beckett, George Regas and Helen Sanborn

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