Henry Oscar

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Henry Oscar
Actor Henry Oscar.jpg
Henry Oscar c. 1954
Born (1891-07-14)14 July 1891
Hornsey, London, England
Died 28 December 1969(1969-12-28) (aged 78)
London, England
Occupation Actor
Years active 1932–1968

Henry Wale (14 July 1891, London – 28 December 1969, London), known professionally as Henry Oscar, was an English stage and film actor.[1]

He changed his name and began acting in 1911, having studied under Elsie Fogerty at the Central School of Speech and Drama, then based in the Royal Albert Hall, London.[2]

and appeared in a wide range of films, including Alfred Hitchcock's The Man Who Knew Too Much (1934), Fire Over England (1937), The Four Feathers (1939), Hatter's Castle (1942), Bonnie Prince Charlie (1948), Beau Brummell (1954), The Little Hut (1957), Beyond This Place (1959), Oscar Wilde (1960), Lawrence of Arabia (1962), The Long Ships (1963) and Murder Ahoy! (1964). [3]

Selected filmography[edit]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "Henry Oscar". BFI. 
  2. ^ V&A, Theatre and Performance Special Collections, Elsie Fogerty Archive, THM/324
  3. ^ "Henry Oscar movies, photos, film reviews, filmography and biography - AllMovie". AllMovie.