Reginald Denny

Reginald Denny


Reginald Denny
Film: North side of the 6600 block of Hollywood Boulevard
Actor | Singer | Writer
Born Nov. 20, 1891 in Richmond, United Kingdom
Died June 16, 1967 of stroke in Surrey, England, United Kingdom

Veteran stage and screen actor Reginald Denny appeared in more than 200 motion pictures, including "Around the World in 80 Days" and "Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House."

He also played Col. Pickering in "My Fair Lady" on Broadway with Rex Harrison and Julie Andrews in 1957-59 and re-created the role at the Valley Music Theater and Santa Monica Civic Auditorium.

Denny played his first stage role in London in 1899. He came to the United States in 1911 for a Broadway role in "Quaker Girl."

His film career began in 1920 when he started a series of 18 silent serials called "The Leather Pushers."

The debonair actor also was a designer and manufacturer of model airplanes and developed a radio-controlled target aircraft used by the armed forces in World War II.

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