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Donald Crisp

Donald Crisp was born George William Crisp at the family home in Bow, London. Donald's parents were James Crisp and Elizabeth Crisp, his birth was registered by his mother on 4th September 1882. Donald's sisters were Elizabeth, Ann, Alice (known as Louisa) and Eliza and his brothers were James, John and Mark. Family memories state that Donald's brother-in-law James Needham (Louisa's husband) lent/gave Donald the fare to USA. The family have a photo of Donald which he sent to 'Jimmy' and signed. On 16th February 1937 Donald applied for a US Social Security account number giving his address as N Vista Street Hollywood California, and his employers Warner Brothers Pictures, Burbank California. On his application Donald did not know his mother's maiden name.

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Jul 27, 1882 In Bow, London, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Golden Supper 1910-12-12
Latest Project:
Movie Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage 1983-02-25
Known For
Poster of The Dawn Patrol
Poster of A Woman Rebels
Poster of A Passport to Hell
Poster of Kick In
Movie Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage Himself (archive footage) 1983-02-25
Movie Spencer's Mountain Grandpa Spencer 1963-05-16
Movie Greyfriars Bobby: The True Story of a Dog James Brown 1961-07-17
Movie A Dog of Flanders Jehan Daas 1959-03-17
Movie Saddle the Wind Dennis Deneen 1958-03-20
Movie The Last Hurrah The Cardinal 1958-12-31
Movie Drango Judge Allen 1957-01-01
Movie The Long Gray Line Old Martin 1955-02-09
Movie The Man From Laramie Alec Waggoman 1955-08-19
Movie Prince Valiant King Aguar 1954-04-05
Movie A Star Is Born World Premiere Self 1954-09-28
Movie Home Town Story John MacFarland 1951-05-18
Movie Bright Leaf Major Singleton 1950-06-16
Movie Hills of Home Drumsheugh 1948-11-25
Movie Whispering Smith Barney Rebstock 1948-12-09
Movie Ramrod Jim Crew 1947-05-02
Movie National Velvet Herbert Brown 1945-01-26
Movie Son of Lassie Sam Carraclough 1945-04-20
Movie The Valley of Decision William Scott 1945-05-03
Movie The Uninvited Commander Beech 1944-02-18
Movie The Adventures of Mark Twain J.B. Pond 1944-05-03
Movie Forever and a Day Captain Martin 1943-01-21
Movie Lassie Come Home Sam Carraclough 1943-12-01
Movie The Gay Sisters Ralph Pedloch 1942-08-01
Movie The Battle of Midway Main Narrator (voice) (uncredited) 1942-09-14
Movie Shining Victory Dr. Drewett 1941-05-30
Movie Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Sir Charles Emery 1941-08-12
Movie How Green Was My Valley Mr. Morgan 1941-10-28
Movie Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet Minister Althoff 1940-02-23
Movie Brother Orchid Brother Superior 1940-06-07
Movie City for Conquest Scotty MacPherson 1940-09-21
Movie Knute Rockne All American Father John Callahan, C.S.C 1940-10-05
Movie The Sea Hawk Admiral Sir John Burleson 1940-08-10
Movie The Oklahoma Kid Judge Hardwick 1939-03-11
Movie Sons of Liberty Alexander McDougall 1939-05-20
Movie Juarez Maréchal Bazaine 1939-06-10
Movie The Old Maid Doctor Lanskell 1939-08-16
Movie The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex Francis Bacon 1939-11-11
Movie Daughters Courageous Samuel 'Sam' Sloane 1939-06-23
Movie The Beloved Brat Mr. Morgan 1938-04-30
Movie Jezebel Dr. Livingstone 1938-03-26
Movie Sergeant Murphy Col. Todd Carruthers 1938-01-01
Movie The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse Police Inspector Lewis Lane 1938-07-20
Movie Valley of the Giants Andy Stone 1938-09-17
Movie The Dawn Patrol Phipps 1938-12-24
Movie Comet Over Broadway Grant 1938-12-03
Movie The Sisters Tim Hazelton 1938-10-14
Movie The Great O'Malley Police Captain Cromwell 1937-02-13
Movie Parnell Michael Davitt 1937-06-04
Movie The Life of Emile Zola Maitre Labori 1937-10-02
Movie Confession Presiding Judge 1937-08-19
Movie That Certain Woman Jack V. Merrick Sr. 1937-08-30
Movie Mary of Scotland Huntly 1936-07-28
Movie The White Angel Dr. Hunt 1936-06-25
Movie A Woman Rebels Judge Byron Thistlewaite 1936-11-06
Movie Beloved Enemy Liam Burke 1936-12-25
Movie Laddie Mr. Pryor 1935-03-18
Movie Vanessa: Her Love Story George 1935-03-01
Movie Oil For The Lamps Of China Mr. McCarger 1935-06-08
Movie Mutiny on the Bounty Thomas Burkitt 1935-11-22
Movie The Key Peadar Conlan 1934-06-09
Movie The Life of Vergie Winters Mike Davey 1934-06-14
Movie What Every Woman Knows David Wylie 1934-10-18
Movie The Little Minister Docteur McQueen 1934-12-28
Movie Broadway Bad Darrall 1933-02-24
Movie A Passport to Hell Sgt. Snyder 1932-10-09
Movie Red Dust Guidon 1932-10-22
Movie Svengali The Laird 1931-05-22
Movie Kick In Garvey 1931-05-22
Movie Scotland Yard Charles Fox 1930-10-19
Movie The Pagan Roger Slater 1929-04-26
Movie The Return of Sherlock Holmes Colonel Moran 1929-10-26
Movie Trent's Last Case Sigsbee Manderson 1928-07-01
Movie The Viking Leif Ericsson 1928-11-02
Movie The Black Pirate MacTavish 1926-03-08
Movie Don Q Son of Zorro Don Sebastian 1925-06-15
Movie The Bonnie Brier Bush Lachlan Campbell 1921-11-27
Movie Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages Extra (uncredited) 1916-09-04
Movie A Girl of Yesterday A.H. Monroe 1915-10-07
Movie Home, Sweet Home The Mother's Son 1914-05-16
Movie The Escape 'Bull' McGee 1914-06-01
Movie Black and White 1913-08-27
Movie The Musketeers of Pig Alley Rival Gang Member (uncredited) 1912-10-31
Movie Heart Beats of Long Ago Courtier 1911-02-06
Movie What Shall We Do with Our Old? 1911-02-13
Movie The Italian Barber At Ball 1911-01-09
Movie The Primal Call 1911-06-21
Movie Fate's Turning The Valet 1911-01-22
Movie The Battle A Union soldier (uncredited) 1911-11-06
Movie The Miser's Heart Policeman 1911-11-20
Movie The Making of a Man Actor / Backstage 1911-10-04
Movie The Long Road A Servant / The Landlord 1911-10-26
Movie The Adventures of Billy First Tramp 1911-10-18
Movie The Golden Supper Courtier/Monk 1910-12-12
Movie Winning Back His Love At Stage Door 1910-12-25
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