Allan Jeayes

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Allan Jeayes (19 January 1885 – 20 September 1963) was a British stage and movie actor.

Jeayes was born in London, the son of Isaac Herbert Jeayes, archivist and Assistant Keeper of Manuscripts at the British Museum.[1]

Jeayes made his film debut in the 1918 Nelson as Sir William Hamilton. He appeared in a number of films by producer Alexander Korda. His last film appearance was in 1962's Reach for Glory. He starred as Howard Joyce in the original 1927 Broadway production of The Letter and played Sir Lawrence Wargarve in the 1943 London production of And Then There Were None.

Jeayes died, aged 82, in London.

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  1. ^ "Obituary: I. H. Jeayes". The Times (London). 30 March 1939. p. 16. Retrieved 12 September 2011. 

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