Forrester Harvey

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Forrester Harvey
Born (1884-06-27)27 June 1884
County Cork, Ireland
Died 14 December 1945(1945-12-14) (aged 61)
Laguna Beach, California, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 1922-1945

Forrester Harvey (27 June 1884 – 14 December 1945) was an Irish-born film actor.

From 1922 until his death year Harvey appeared in more than 115 films. He was credited for circa two-thirds of his film appearances, but some of his roles were uncredited. The burly actor with a moustache mostly played comic supporting roles, often as an innkeeper. His best-known role was Beamish in the first two Tarzan films starring Johnny Weissmuller. Together with Claude Rains he played in The Invisible Man, as a tavern owner and husband of a hysterical Una O'Connor, and in The Wolf Man. He appeared in two films for Alfred Hitchcock, first in his British silent film The Ring, than in Hitchcocks Hollywood debut Rebecca. A number of reference works incorrectly identify him as having played Little Maria's father in Frankenstein. Harvey's interment was in California.

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