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Henry Wadsworth (1897–1974)

Henry Wadsworth was born on June 18, 1897 in Maysville, Kentucky, USA as Joseph Henry Wadsworth. He was an actor, known for The Thin Man (1934), Applause (1929) and Dangerous Corner (1934). He died on December 5, 1974 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Thin Man Tommy
Applause Tony
Dangerous Corner Gordon Whitehouse
The Show-Off Joe Fisher


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 1945 Secret Agent X-9
Jack Roberts (uncredited)
 1943 Silver Skates
 1940 Dr. Kildare Goes Home
 1938 Doctor Rhythm
Otis Eaton (The Drunk)
 1936 Sitting on the Moon
Charlie Lane
 1936 The Voice of Bugle Ann
Bake Royster
 1936 Ceiling Zero
Tay Lawson
 1935 Mark of the Vampire
Fedor Vincente
 1935 West Point of the Air
Lieutenant Pettis
 1934 Evelyn Prentice
Chester Wylie
 1934 Dangerous Corner
Gordon Whitehouse
 1934 Operator 13
John Pelham
 1934 The Thin Man
 1934 The Show-Off
Joe Fisher
 1934 This Side of Heaven
 1933 Hold the Press
Frankie White
 1933 Soldiers of the Storm
 1933 Luxury Liner
 1930 Fast and Loose
Bertie Lenox
 1930 Slightly Scarlet
Sandy Weyman
 1929 Applause

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Stage Play: Old Man Murphy. Comedy (revival). Written by Patrick Kearney and Harry Wagstaff Gribble. Directed by Harry Wagstaff Gribble and Lawrence Bolton. Hudson Theatre: 14 Sep 1931- Oct 1931 (closing date unknown/48 performances). Cast: St. Clair Bayfield (as "Hopkins"), Peggy Conklin (as "Elinor Murfree"), Leo Curley (as " Larry ... See more »

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American stage and screen actor, educated at the University of Kentucky and at Carnegie Tech Drama School. He began in vaudeville and with touring stock companies. Wadsworth appeared on Broadway in the late 1920's and in films for Paramount from 1929. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and subsequently joined the USO in Japan, entertaining the armed forces stationed there. After he ... See more »



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