Herbert Marshall

Herbert Marshall

Herbert Marshall, cuyo verdadero nombre fue Herbert Brough Falcon Marshall, nacido en Londres (23 de mayo de 1890 – 22 de enero de 1966), fue un popular actor cinematográfico y teatral británico que superó la pérdida de una pierna durante la Primera Guerra Mundial, en la cual participó sirviendo en el London Scottish Regiment ([1]) con otros actores como Basil Rathbone, Ronald Colman y Claude Rains. Disfrutó de una larga carrera, inicialmente en papeles románticos y posteriormente en papeles de carácter.
El afable actor pasó años haciendo papeles románticos junto a estrellas como Greta Garbo, Marlene Dietrich y Bette Davis, y protagonizando clásicos como La Loba y Trouble in Paradise (Un ladrón en la alcoba). Se casó cinco veces, una de ellas con la actriz Edna Best, con la cual protagonizó The Calendar, Michael and Mary y The Faithful Heart, y otra con Boots Mallory, con la cual estuvo casado desde 1947 hasta la muerte de ella en 1958.

  • Fecha de nacimiento: 1890-05-23
  • Falleció: 1966-01-22
  • Lugar de nacimiento: London, England, UK


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Herbert Marshall (23 May 1890 – 22 January 1966), born Herbert Brough Falcon Marshall, was an English actor. His parents were Percy F. Marshall and Ethel May Turner. He graduated from St. Mary's College (later known as Harlow College, until c1964) in Old Harlow, Essex and worked for a time as an accounting clerk. Marshall overcame the loss of a leg in World War I, where he served in the London Scottish Regiment with fellow actors Basil Rathbone, Ronald Colman, and Claude Rains, to enjoy a long career. His stage debut took place in 1911, and he entered motion pictures with Mumsie (1927). Initially he played romantic leads and later character roles. The suave actor spent many years playing romantic leads opposite such stars as Greta Garbo, Marlene Dietrich and Bette Davis, and starring in such classics as Trouble in Paradise (1932), The Little Foxes (1941), and The Razor's Edge (1946). He was featured in both the 1929 and the more famous 1940 version of The Letter, first as the murdered lover, then the wronged husband. He starred in a popular radio series, The Man Called X, in which he played a globe-trotting "American" spy with an English accent. He was married five times. Among his wives were two actresses, Edna Best, with whom he appeared in The Calendar, Michael and Mary and The Faithful Heart, and Boots Mallory, to whom he was married from 1947 until her death in 1958. His grave is located at Chapel of the Pines Crematory in Los Angeles. Description above from the Wikipedia article Herbert Marshall, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia