Ian Hunter (actor)

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Ian Hunter
Ian Hunter in Gallant Sons trailer.jpg
in Gallant Sons (1940)
Born (1900-06-13)13 June 1900
Cape Town, British Cape Colony
Died 22 September 1975(1975-09-22) (aged 75)
London, England
Occupation Actor
Years active 1924–1963
Spouse(s) Catherine Casha Pringle
(m.1917–1975; his death; 2 children)

Ian Hunter (13 June 1900 – 22 September 1975) was an English character actor.

Among dozens of film roles, his best-remembered appearances include That Certain Woman (1937) with Bette Davis, The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938, as King Richard the Lionheart), The Little Princess (1939, as Captain Reginald Crewe) and Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941, as Dr. Lanyon). Hunter returned to the Robin Hood legend in the 1955 TV series The Adventures of Robin Hood in the recurring role of Sir Richard of the Lea.


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