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Morton Selten (1860–1939)

Morton Selten was born on January 6, 1860 in Marlborough, England as Morton Richard Selten Stubbs. He was an actor, known for The Divorce of Lady X (1938), The Thief of Bagdad (1940) and Shipyard Sally (1939). He was married to Dora Blanche Pennell and Kate Pattison (actress). He died on July 27, 1939 in London, England. See full bio »


(age 79) in London, England, UK

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Known For

The Divorce of Lady X Lord Steele
The Thief of Bagdad The Old King
Shipyard Sally Lord Alfred Randall
Juggernaut Sir Charles Clifford


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 1940 The Thief of Bagdad
The Old King
 1939 Young Man's Fancy
Mr. Fothergill
 1939 Shipyard Sally
Lord Alfred Randall
 1938 A Yank at Oxford
Cecil Davidson, Esq.
 1938 The Divorce of Lady X
Lord Steele
 1937 Action for Slander
Judge Trotter (as Morton Selton)
 1937 Fire Over England
 1936 Juggernaut
Sir Charles Clifford (as Morton Setten)
 1936 In the Soup
Abernethy Ruppershaw
 1936 Two's Company
Earl of Warke
 1935 Dark World
 1935 His Majesty and Co
King of Poldavia
 1935 The Ghost Goes West
The Glourie
 1935 I Stand Condemned
Gen. Kovrin
 1935 Annie, Leave the Room!
Lord Spendlove
 1935 Ten Minute Alibi
Sir Miles Standish
 1934 Once in a New Moon
Lord Bravington
 1934 The Bedroom Diplomat
Sir Charles
 1933 The Love Wager
General Neville
 1933/I Falling for You
 1932 Wedding Rehearsal
Major Harry Roxbury
 1932 Reserved for Ladies
Mr. Robertson
 1931 The Shadow Between
Sir George Fielder
 1920 Branded
Marquis of Shelford

Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Play: My Wife. Written by Michael Morton, from the French of Paul Gavault and Robert Charvay. Empire Theatre: 31 Aug 1907- Dec 1907 (closing date unknown/129 performances). Cast: Alex Brunn, Herbert Budd, Billie Burke, John Drew, Frank Goldsmith, Ferdinand Gottschalk, L.C. Howard, Hope Latham, Mario Majeroni, Rex McDougall, Soldine ... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Morton Selton | Morton Setten


Dora Blanche Pennell  (his death) | See more »

Did You Know?


Audiences saw him in his last and perhaps most famous role---the Old King in "The Thief of Bagdad"---more than a year after he died. See more »

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