Henry Mollison

Henry Mollison (21 February 1905 – 19 July 1985) was a British theatre and film actor.[1][2] He was the brother of the actor Clifford Mollison.

Henry Mollison
Actor Henry Mollison.jpg
in Whisky Galore! (1949)
Evelyn Henry Mollison

21 February 1905
Died19 July 1985(1985-07-19) (aged 80)
London, England
Years active1928–1956
(m. 1932; div. 1934)

(m. 1937; div. 1947)
RelativesClifford Mollison (brother)

During World War II, he was held as a Prisoner of War for five years by the Nazis, after his ship was captured. During his time in the POW camp, he organized 56 shows for other prisoners. Following the war, he never completely returned to acting.[3]

He was married to actresses Jane Welsh from 1932 to 1934 and Lina Basquette from 1937 until their divorce in 1947.[4][5]

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  1. ^ "Henry Mollison". BFI. Archived from the original on 2013-10-04. Retrieved 2010-08-24.
  2. ^ Croall, Jonathan (2011-05-05). John Gielgud: Matinee Idol to Movie Star. ISBN 9781408131077.
  3. ^ Gillies, Midge (25 May 2011). The Barbed-Wire University. google.co.uk. ISBN 9781845137274.
  4. ^ "Jane Welsh - Obituary from The Independent (UK)". powell-pressburger.org.
  5. ^ "The Milwaukee Journal - Google News Archive Search". google.com.

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