Knowledge Identifier: +George_Arliss
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1868.
Countries: United States (38%), United Kingdom (38%), Canada (15%)
Linked to: Columbia University, Harrow School, Warner Bros.
Henry Lytton - He and some partners leased the Criterion Theatre in 1899 to produce "The Wild Rabbit", a farce by George Arliss, who later became a famous actor in America
By 1900, he was playing London 's West End in supporting roles
Farren Soutar - A boyhood friend was George Arliss, for whom Soutar found his first acting job in 1886
Producer-director Cecil B. DeMille arranged for the Arlisses to re-enact their roles in "Disraeli" on DeMille's popular radio show, Lux Radio Theater, in January 1938
The only taint of scandal involved charges by the British Government in September 1941 that Arliss had not complied with a recent requirement to report bank accounts he maintained in the U.S. and Canada