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George Arliss

George Arliss was a British actor, born in London. Beginning on the stage, Arliss began his film career with The Devil in 1921, followed by Disraeli. He remade Disraeli in 1929 (and won the Academy Award for Best Actor ), converting from a silent film star to the talkies.

He appeared in several historical films, such as Alexander Hamilton, Voltaire and Cardinal Richelieu.

Arliss published two volumes of autobiography: Up the Years from Bloomsbury (1927) and My Ten Years in the Studios (1940).

Academy Awards and Nominations:

  • 1930 Won Disraeli
  • 1930 Nominated The Green Goddess
He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6648 Hollywood Blvd.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.

George Arliss Facts

Birth NameGeorge Augustus Andrews
BirthdayApril 10, 1868
BirthplaceLondon, England, United Kingdom
Date of deathFebruary 5, 1946 (age 77)
Awards1930 Academy Awards: Best Actor (for Disraeli)

Selected Filmography

Plain Clothes
It's My Party
The Man Who Played God
Man Who Played God, The
Cardinal Richelieu
The Working Man
George Arliss Collection
Iron Duke
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