Percy Marmont

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Percy Marmont
Mantrap (1926) 1.jpg
Film still from Mantrap (1926) with Ernest Torrence, Clara Bow, and Percy Marmont
Born (1883-11-25)25 November 1883
London, England
Died 3 March 1977(1977-03-03) (aged 93)
London, England
Occupation Actor
Years active 1916–1968
Spouse(s) Dorothy Stewart-Dickson
(1885-1985); (two daughters)

Percy Marmont (25 November 1883 – 3 March 1977) was an English film actor. He appeared in more than 80 films between 1916 and 1968. A veteran film actor by 1923, he scored a big hit that year in If Winter Comes, later remade by MGM in 1947 as If Winter Comes. He is best remembered today for playing the title character in Lord Jim (1925), the first film version of Joseph Conrad's novel, and for playing one of Clara Bow's love interests in the Paramount Pictures film Mantrap (1926).

He was born and died in London, England. Marmont had two daughters with his wife Dorothy, Patricia Marmont, born in 1921. Patricia was at one time married to actor Nigel Green. She was an actress before becoming a successful theatrical agent and Pamela Marmont (1923-1999), an actress married to actor Moray Watson.

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