J. Fisher White
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|J. Fisher White|
|Born||1 May 1865
|Died||14 January 1945 (age 79)
|Years active||1905 - 1940 (film)|
Joseph John Fisher White (1865-1945) was a British stage and film actor. The eldest of four sons of Rev. John White, of Ampfield, of that family formerly of Hursley, by his wife Martha, daughter of Rev. John Fisher, he took a B.A. from Oxford University.
White developed a reputation for playing character roles in the theatre and began to appear in a significant number of British films from the early 1920s onwards. He was the uncle of the actor Wilfrid Hyde-White, and was survived by a son, Hilary Fisher White (b. 1902) and a daughter, Thalia Fisher White (b. 1906), from his marriage to Edith Rhoda Blackwood.
- Damaged Goods (1919)
- Diana of the Crossways (1922)
- A Tale of Two Cities (1922)
- Owd Bob (1924)
- One Colombo Night (1926)
- The Only Way (1927)
- Balaclava (1928)
- The Last Post (1929)
- Lily of Killarney (1929)
- Madame Guillotine (1931)
- The Good Companions (1933)
- The Great Defender (1934)
- The Old Curiosity Shop (1934)
- Turn of the Tide (1935)
- City of Beautiful Nonsense (1935)
- Little Miss Somebody (1937)
- Dreaming Lips (1937)
- The Man Who Made Diamonds (1937)
- Under the Red Robe (1937)
- Pastor Hall (1940)
- Kruger, Loren. The National Stage: Theatre and Cultural Legitimation in England, France, and America. University of Chicago Press, 1992.
- Richards, Jeffrey (ed.). The Unknown 1930s: An Alternative History of the British Cinema, 1929-1939. I.B Tauris, 2001.
- Rothwell-Smith, Paul. Silent Films! the Performers (2011) ISBN: 9781907540325
- Fox-Davies, Arthur Charles. Armorial families: a directory of gentlemen of coat armour (seventh edition), vol. 2. Hurst and Blackett, 1929
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