D. A. Clarke-Smith

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D. A. Clarke-Smith (2 August 1888 – 12 March 1959) was a British actor.

D. A. Clarke-Smith
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Clarke-Smith in 1938
Douglas Alexander Clarke-Smith

(1888-08-02)2 August 1888
Died12 March 1959(1959-03-12) (aged 70)

He was born on 2 August 1888 at Montrose, Scotland. He was educated at the University of Oxford, studying law and voice culture, and while there joined the Oxford University Dramatic Society. His stage career was interrupted by the First World War. After the Armistice, he joined the Birmingham Repertory Company and later came to the London stage.

He and Alice G Bowes married in London in 1920. They had two children: Jeanne and John.

He and Catherine Rosemary Ellis married in Chelsea in 1945. They had three children: Lucinda, Humphrey and Charlotte.

Clarke–Smith died on 12 March 1959, in Withyham in Sussex, England.


Year Title Role Notes
1929 Atlantic Freddie Tate–Hughes
1931 Bracelets Joe le Sage
1931 Michael and Mary Harry Price
1931 The Old Man John Lorney
1931 Shadows Gruhn
1932 Help Yourself Maj. Fred Harris
1932 The Frightened Lady Dr Amersham
1932 A Voice Said Goodnight Philip Gaylor
1932 A Letter of Warning Sir James Royd
1932 Illegal Franklyn Dean
1932 White Face Dr Rudd
1933 The Good Companions Ridvers
1933 Waltz Time Meyer
1933 The Ghoul Mahmoud
1933 Head of the Family Welsh
1933 I Was a Spy President of Investigation Board Uncredited
1933 Mayfair Girl Captain Merrow
1933 Smithy Boyd
1933 Friday the Thirteenth Max
1933 Turkey Time Westbourne
1933 The Thirteenth Candle Blades
1933 The Laughter of Fools Plunket
1933 I'm an Explosive Lord Ferndale
1933 High Finance Dodman
1933 Follow the Lady Flash Bob
1934 Flat Number Three Kettler
1934 Keep It Quiet Vendervell
1934 Designing Women Bowsfield
1934 Passing Shadows Stranger
1934 Warn London Dr Nicoletti
1934 A Cup of Kindness Mr Jim Finch
1934 The Perfect Flaw Louis Maddox
1934 Money Mad Phillips
1934 The Man Who Knew Too Much Binstead
1934 Lorna Doone Counsellor Doone
1934 The Feathered Serpent Joe Farmer
1934 Menace Sir Robert Conway
1935 Key to Harmony Rupert Golder
1935 Regal Cavalcade Narrator Voice
1935 Murder by Rope Hanson
1936 Southern Roses Senor Estrello
1936 The Happy Family Mr Harrison
1937 Cafe Colette
1937 Splinters in the Air Warrant Officer
1937 Little Miss Somebody Mr Borden
1938 I've Got a Horse Fowler, Kings Counsel
1939 Wanted by Scotland Yard Inspector Williams
1939 Flying Fifty–Five Jacques Gregory
1947 Frieda Herriot
1951 Quo Vadis Phaon
1952 Something Money Can't Buy Critic
1952 The Pickwick Papers Dodson
1953 The Sword and the Rose Cardinal Wolsey
1954 Beau Brummell Sir John Wyatt Uncredited
1956 The Man Who Never Was Consul Smith Uncredited
1956 The Baby and the Battleship The Admiral

He also did some television work from 1937 onwards.

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