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Leslie Howard

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Leslie Howard (3 April 1893 – 1 June 1943) was an English stage and film actor, director, and producer. Among his best-known roles was Ashley Wilkes in Gone with the Wind (1939) and roles in Berkeley Square (1933), Of Human Bondage (1934), The Scarlet Pimpernel (1934), The Petrified Forest (1936), Pygmalion (1938), Intermezzo (1939), Pimpernel Smith (1941) and The First of the Few (1942). Howard's Second World War activities included acting and filmmaking. He was active in anti-Nazi propaganda and reputedly involved with British or Allied Intelligence, which may have led to his untimely death in 1943 when his airliner was shot down, sparking modern conspiracy theories regarding his death. Description above from the Wikipedia article Leslie Howard (actor), licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia. ​

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Apr 3, 1893 In Forest Hill, London, England
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Bookworms 1920-09-30
Latest Project:
Movie Leslie Howard: The Man Who Gave a Damn 2015-08-18
Known For
Poster of Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage
Poster of Berkeley Square
Poster of Smilin' Through
Movie Leslie Howard: The Man Who Gave a Damn Himself (archive footage) 2015-08-18
Movie Why Be Good?: Sexuality & Censorship in Early Cinema 2007-05-23
Movie Melanie Remembers: Reflections by Olivia DeHavilland Himself-archive 2004-11-05
Movie Complicated Women Himself (archive footage) 2003-05-06
Movie Glorious Technicolor 1998-01-01
Movie The Silver Screen: Color Me Lavender Himself (archive footage) 1997-11-01
Movie Bogart: The Untold Story 1997-01-05
Movie Ingrid Bergman Remembered 1996-04-06
Movie The Making of a Legend: Gone with the Wind (archive footage) 1988-10-01
Movie Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage Himself (archive footage) 1983-02-25
Movie Hollywood My Home Town 1965-12-31
Movie The Gentle Sex Narrator (Voice) 1943-05-23
Movie The First of the Few R.J. Mitchell 1942-09-14
Movie In Which We Serve Narrator (uncredited/voice) 1942-09-16
Movie 'Pimpernel' Smith Professor Horatio Smith 1941-07-26
Movie From the Four Corners Himself (as A Passer-By) 1941-07-31
Movie Pygmalion Prof. Henry Higgins 1939-03-03
Movie Intermezzo: A Love Story Holger Brandt 1939-10-06
Movie Gone with the Wind Ashley Wilkes 1939-12-15
Movie It's Love I'm After Basil Underwood 1937-10-08
Movie Stand-In Atterbury Dodd 1937-10-29
Movie Breakdowns of 1936 Himself 1936-12-30
Movie The Petrified Forest Alan Squier 1936-02-08
Movie Master Will Shakespeare Romeo (uncredited) 1936-06-13
Movie Of Human Bondage Philip Carey 1934-07-20
Movie The Lady Is Willing Albert Latour 1934-08-10
Movie The Scarlet Pimpernel Sir Percy Blakeney / The Scarlet Pimpernel 1934-12-20
Movie British Agent Stephen 'Steve' Locke 1934-09-15
Movie Captured! Captain Fred Allison 1933-08-19
Movie Secrets John Carlton 1933-03-16
Movie Berkeley Square Peter Standish 1933-09-15
Movie Service for Ladies Max Tracey 1932-06-20
Movie Smilin' Through Sir John Carteret 1932-09-24
Movie The Animal Kingdom Tom Collier 1932-12-28
Movie Never the Twain Shall Meet Dan 1931-05-16
Movie A Free Soul Dwight Winthrop 1931-06-02
Movie Devotion David Trent 1931-09-25
Movie Five and Ten Berry Rhodes 1931-06-13
Movie Outward Bound Tom Prior 1930-09-17
Movie Bookworms Richard 1920-09-30
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