Lionel Barrymore

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Lionel Barrymore
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Barrymore in 1923
BornLionel Herbert Blythe
28 Apryle 1878(1878-04-28)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvanie, U.S.
Died15 November 1954(1954-11-15) (aged 76)
Van Nuys, Californie, U.S.
Years active1893–1954
RelativesBarrymore faimily

Lionel Barrymore (born Lionel Herbert Blythe; Aprile 28, 1878 – November 15, 1954) wis an American actor o stage, screen an radio as well as a film director.[1] He wan an Academy Awaird for Best Actor for his performance in A Free Soul (1931), an remains best kent tae modren audiences for the role o the villainous Mr. Potter chairacter in Frank Capra's 1946 film It's a Wonderful Life. He is an aa pairteecularly remembered as Ebenezer Scrooge in annual broadcasts o A Christmas Carol during his last twa decades. He is an aa kent for playin Dr. Leonard Gillespie in MGM's nine Dr. Kildare films, a role he reprised in a further sax films focussin solely on Gillespie an in a radio series enteetled The Story of Dr. Kildare. He wis a member o the theatrical Barrymore faimily.

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  1. Obituary Variety, November 17, 1954.