Lumsden Hare

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Lumsden Hare
Elsie Ferguson-Lumsden Hare in The Avalanche.jpg
Lumsden Hare with Elsie Ferguson in The Avalanche (1919)
Francis Lumsden Hare

(1874-10-17)17 October 1874
Died28 August 1964(1964-08-28) (aged 89)
OccupationActor, theatre director and theatrical producer
Years active1900–61

Francis Lumsden Hare (17 October 1874 – 28 August 1964) was an Irish-born film and theatre actor. He was also a theatre director and theatrical producer.


Born in Cashel, County Tipperary, Ireland,[1] he appeared in more than thirty-five Broadway productions in New York City between 1900 and 1942. In 1908 he first appeared on Broadway in the hit play What Every Woman Knows starring Maude Adams. He served as director and/or producer for various productions, some starring himself.

He started appearing in films in 1916. By his last screen appearance in 1961, Hare had appeared in more than 140 films and over a dozen television productions. He died, age 89, in Beverly Hills, California.

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with Turhan Bey in Shadows on the Stairs (1941)


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