Sir Lewis Casson (Lewis Casson)

Sir Lewis Casson

Actor of stage and film. Casson was married to British actress, Dame Sybil Thorndike from 1908 until his death in 1969, and was the father of Ann, Christopher, John, and Mary Casson. His films are, “Uncle Vanya” (1963), “Shake Hands With The Devil” (1959), “Men Of The Sea” (1951), “The Winslow Boy” (1948), “Sixty Glorious Years” (1938), “South Riding” (1938), “Victoria The Great” (1937), “Calling The Tune” (1936), “Rhodes Of Africa” (1936), “Midshipman Easy” (1935), “Little Friend” (1934), “The Night Club Queen” (1934), “Crime On The Hill” (1933), and “Escape” (1930). (bio by: K)  Family links:  Spouse:  Sybil Thorndike (1882 – 1976)*  Children:  Ann Casson (1915 – 1990)* *Calculated relationship

Born

  • October, 26, 1875
  • England

Died

  • May, 05, 1969
  • England

Cemetery

  • Golders Green Crematorium
  • England

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