Robert Andrews (actor)

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Andrews in 1921

Robert Tobias "Bobbie" Andrews (20 February 1895 – 1976)[1] was a British stage actor. He also briefly appeared in films.

Biography[edit]

Amongst his many character parts was the Prime Minister in Ivor Novello's musical play King's Rhapsody at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane.[1]

When Andrews, who was homosexual, met Ivor Novello in 1916 they became close friends, and eventually lovers.[2] Their relationship lasted 35 years until Novello's death, during which they performed together many times in Novello's musicals and plays.[1]

Selected filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c John Snelson, ‘Novello, Ivor (1893–1951)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 accessed 16 Nov 2007
  2. ^ Kennedy, Matthew (2002), "Novello, Ivor", glbtq.com, retrieved 2007-11-13 

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