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Reginald Denham

Reginald Denham

British film director
The basics
Quick Facts
Occupations Actor Screenwriter
Countries United Kingdom United Kingdom
Gender male
Birth January 10, 1894 (London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom)
Death February 4, 1983
Family
Spouse: Moyna Macgill
The details
Biography

Reginald Denham (10 January 1894 – 4 February 1983) was an English writer, theater and film director, actor and film producer.

Biography

Denham was born in London, England, in 1894.

He spent a good part of his career directing Broadway theatre, with a career spanning from the melodrama Rope's End (1929) by Patrick Hamilton, to the courtroom drama Hostile Witness (1966).

He was married to Belfast actress Moyna Macgill (1917–1924), English actress Lilian Oldland, and American actress and writer Mary Orr (from 1947 until his death). While they were married, Denham and Orr were writing partners. His daughter with Macgill, Isolde, married actor Peter Ustinov when they were both 17.

He died following a stroke in Englewood, New Jersey.

Credits

Writer

  • Paradies der alten Damen (1971) (TV) (criminal play)
  • The Mad Room (1969) (earlier screenplay) (play Ladies in Retirement)
  • Lux Video Theatre (2 episodes, 1954–1957)
  • Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1 episode, 1956)
  • The Motorola Television Hour (1 episode, 1954)
  • Broadway Television Theatre (1 episode, 1952)
  • Mr. & Mrs. North (1952) TV series (unknown episodes)
  • Suspense (4 episodes, 1949–1950)
  • Wallflower (1944) (play, with Mary Orr)
  • Ladies in Retirement (1941) (play) (screenplay)
  • Suspect (1939) (TV)
  • Trunk Crime (1939) (play)
  • Calling the Tune (1936)
  • Ebb Tide (1932)
  • Hombre que asesinó, El (1931) (adaptation)
  • Stamboul (1931)

Director

  • Blind Folly (1940)
  • Flying Fifty-Five (1939)
  • Kate Plus Ten (1938)
  • Dreams Come True (1936)
  • The House of the Spaniard (1936)
  • Calling the Tune (1936)
  • The Crimson Circle (1936)
  • Lucky Days (1935)
  • The Silent Passenger (1935)
  • The Village Squire (1935)
  • The Price of Wisdom (1935)
  • Lieut. Daring R.N. (1935)
  • Borrow a Million (1934)
  • Death at Broadcasting House (1934)
  • The Primrose Path (1934)
  • Brides to Be (1934)
  • Lucky Loser (1934)
  • Called Back (1933)
  • The Jewel (1933)

Producer

  • The Primrose Path (1934)
  • Brides to Be (1934)

Actor

  • Nothing Else Matters as Flash Harry (1920)
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