Lionel Barrymore biography

Lionel Barrymore

Actor, Film actor

1878 – 1954

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Who was Lionel Barrymore?

Lionel Barrymore was an American actor of stage, screen and radio as well as a film director. He won an Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance in A Free Soul, and remains perhaps best known for the role of the villainous Mr. Potter character in Frank Capra's 1946 film It's a Wonderful Life. He was a member of the theatrical Barrymore family.

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Born
Apr 28, 1878
Philadelphia
Also known as
  • Lionel Herbert Blythe
  • Lionel Blythe
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Catholicism
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Episcopal Academy
Lived in
  • Hempstead
  • Philadelphia
Died
Nov 15, 1954
Van Nuys
Resting place
Calvary Cemetery, East Los Angeles

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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