Walter Byron (actor)

Walter Byron (11 June 1899 – 2 March 1972) was an English film actor.[1]

Walter Byron
Jean Harlow and Byron in Three Wise Girls (1932)
Walter Clarence Butler

(1899-06-11)11 June 1899
Died2 March 1972(1972-03-02) (aged 72)
Years active1926-1942


He starred opposite Gloria Swanson in the 1929 film Queen Kelly[2] and appeared in 66 films between 1926 and 1942. He first sailed to the United States on the R.M.S. Aquitania under contact with Samuel Goldwyn Productions, in 1928. In 1932, in order to gain permanent legal immigrant status, he crossed the border at Calexico into Mexico and then reentered the United States there under the new status. He became a United States citizen in 1954.

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  1. ^ "Walter Byron". British Film Institute. Retrieved 4 July 2020.
  2. ^ "Silent Era: Queen Kelly". Silent Era. Retrieved 22 June 2011.

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