George K. Arthur

George K. Arthur (27 January 1899 – 30 May 1985) was an English actor and producer. He appeared in 59 films between 1919 and 1935. After retiring as an actor, he became a producer and distributor of short films.[1] He won an Academy Award for Best Short Film in 1956 for the film The Bespoke Overcoat.[2]

George K. Arthur
China Bound lobby card.jpg
Lobby card for China Bound (1929)
Born(1899-01-27)27 January 1899
Died30 May 1985(1985-05-30) (aged 86)
OccupationActor
Years active1919-1958

He was born in Littlehampton, Sussex and died in New York City. Some of his early success was in the late 1920s when partnered with Karl Dane as part of a comedic duo called 'Dane & Arthur'.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Thompson, Howard (19 January 1958). "ARTHUR'S NEW ART; Former Actor Triumphs In Short Film Field". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 25 January 2020.
  2. ^ "The 29th Academy Awards (1957) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Archived from the original on 6 July 2011. Retrieved 21 August 2011.

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