Cecil Humphreys

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Cecil Humphreys
Actor Cecil Humphreys.jpg
Born 21 July 1883
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, UK
Died 6 November 1947 (aged 64)
New York City, New York
United States
Other names Cecil Humphries
Occupation Film actor
Years active 19161948

Cecil Humphreys (1883–1947) was a British film and theatre actor[1] who played in 46 films between 1916 and 1948, mostly in supporting roles as doctors, aristocrats, and generals. Among his best-known roles were Judge Linton, in the 1939 version of Wuthering Heights (1939) with Laurence Olivier, and the mysterious "Holy Man" in The Razor's Edge (1946), the first film adaptation of W. Somerset Maugham's novel. In addition, he was also a notable Broadway actor between the 1920s and 1940s, appearing in 17 plays.[2] Humphreys' grandson is actor Chris Humphreys.

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