Eric Blore

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Birth Name: Eric Blore
Born: 12/23/1887
Birth Place: London, England, GB
Death Place: Hollywood, California, USA
Died: 03/01/1959

Born Dec. 23, 1887 in the Finchley district of Middlesex county, England, Eric Blore began his professional life at the age of 18 as an insurance agent. He decided to leave his profession and take up acting while on a tour of Australia, much to the chagrin of his father, who regarded performing as a "ladylike" pursuit. After a stint in the infantry during World War I, Blore began acting on the London stage, primarily in comedies. He made his film debut in a U.K. comic short, "A Night Out and a Day In" (1920) shortly before heading to New York, where he made his Broadway debut in Little Miss Bluebeard (1923), which ran for 175 performances. Blore soon became a staple of Broadway musica... Continue Bio >>

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