Lynton Brent

Lynton Wright Brent[1] (August 2, 1897 – July 2, 1981) was an American film actor and a writer. He appeared in over 240 films between 1930 and 1950.

Lynton Brent
Lynton Wright Brent

(1897-08-02)August 2, 1897
Chicago, Illinois, United States
DiedJuly 12, 1981(1981-07-12) (aged 83)
Years active19301950

Brent is best known for his prolific work with Columbia Pictures in the Three Stooges short subjects such as A Ducking They Did Go and From Nurse to Worse.

In addition to his film career, Brent also wrote a number of literary works, notably Lesbian Gang. Though little recognized when first published in 1964, it has achieved notoriety among a niche queer audience in Peckham, England.[citation needed] His first novel was The Bird Cage.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "Author expects to settle here". Arizona Daily Star. Arizona, Tucson. July 30, 1945. p. 2. Retrieved October 12, 2019 – via

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