George Relph

George Relph, CBE (27 January 1888 – 24 April 1960) was an English actor.[1] He acted in more than a dozen films,[1] and also many plays.[2][3] He served in the British Army in the First World War, and was shot in the leg, hindering his return to acting.[4] But Relph eventually got back on stage, and his career continued.[2] His son, Michael, became a producer in the British film industry.[5] His last role was Tiberius in the 1959 film version of Ben Hur which was released five months before Relph's death.

George Relph
George Relph in Ben-Hur.jpg
Relph in Ben-Hur (1959)
Born(1888-01-27)27 January 1888
Cullercoats, Northumberland, England
Died24 April 1960(1960-04-24) (aged 72)
London, England


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  1. ^ a b "George Relph". IMDb. Retrieved 22 May 2006.
  2. ^ a b "George Relph". Shakespeare and the Players. Emory University. Archived from the original on 10 September 2006. Retrieved 22 May 2006.
  3. ^ The Broadway League. "George Relph | IBDB: The official source for Broadway Information". IBDB. Retrieved 27 March 2014.
  4. ^ a b "Relph, George, (27 Jan. 1888–24 April 1960), Actor". WHO'S WHO & WHO WAS WHO. 2007. doi:10.1093/ww/9780199540884.013.U242221. ISBN 978-0-19-954089-1.
  5. ^ Vallance, Tom (2 October 2004). "Obituary: Michael Relph". The Independent. Retrieved 2 January 2007.
  6. ^ "George Relph | Theatricalia".

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