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Sebastian Smith (I) (1869–1948)

Sebastian Smith from Southwell, Nottinghamshire, became a well-known star of many comedy and drama shows all over Britain in the late Victorian years before meeting pioneering film-maker Cecil Hepworth. Hepworth cast the handsome tall dark Smith in many of his films, often as a smart gentleman hero, in such titles as 'Rescued by Rover'. In his ... See full bio »

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Known For

Badger's Green Mr. Twigg
Tilly of Bloomsbury Abel Mainwaring
The Blue Carbuncle Henry Baker
Oh, Mr. Porter! Mr. Trimbletow


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 1939 Where's That Fire?
Mayor of Bishop's Wallop (uncredited)
 1938 Badger's Green (TV Movie) (as J. Sebastian Smith)
 1937 Oh, Mr. Porter!
Mr. Trimbletow
 1937 Museum Mystery
Dr. Trapnell
 1937 Farewell to Cinderella
Andy Weir
 1937 Beauty and the Barge
Major Smedley
 1937 Girl in the Street
Gambler (uncredited)
 1936 Public Nuisance No. 1
 1934 Badger's Green
Mr. Twigg
 1934 Virginia's Husband
Mr. Ritchie
 1934 The Double Event
Uncle James
 1931 A Man of Mayfair
 1931 Love Lies
Nicholas Wich
 1931 Tilly of Bloomsbury
Abel Mainwaring
 1929 White Cargo
 1923 The Blue Carbuncle (Short)
Henry Baker
 1906 The Tramp's Dream (Short)
 1905 Prehistoric Peeps (Short)
Prof. Chump
 1905 The Death of Nelson (Short)
 1905 Rescued by Rover (Short)
Soldier (uncredited)

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J. Sebastian Smith


5' 5" (1.65 m)

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Father: Robert Frederick Smith; Mother: Mary Ann Azila Elliot.

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