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September 20, 1881|
Redhill, Surrey, England, UK
|Died||February 7, 1958
North Hollywood, California, U.S.
|Cause of death||heart attack|
|Spouse(s)||Alison Kingsford (?-1950) (her death)|
Walter Kingsford (20 September 1882 – 7 February 1958) was a British stage, film and television actor.
Life and career
He began his acting career on the London stage. He also had a long Broadway career, appearing in plays from the 1912 original American production of George Bernard Shaw's Fanny's First Play to 1944's Song of Norway. He moved to Hollywood, California, for a prolific film career in supporting parts. On screen, he specialised in portraying authority figures such as noblemen, heads of state, doctors, police inspectors and lawyers. He is best known for his recurring role as the snobbish hospital head Dr. P. Walter Carew in the popular Dr. Kildare (and Dr. Gillespie) film series. He also had numerous television appearances in the 1950s.
- Walter Kingsford at the Internet Movie Database
- Walter Kingsford at the Internet Broadway Database
- Walter Kingsford at Find a Grave