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(William) Miles Malleson

(1888-1969), Actor, dramatist and stage director

Sitter in 9 portraits
Malleson's lesser known talents as dramatist, director and translator of Molière were eclipsed by his great popularity as a character actor in a wide variety of films from the hangman in Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949) to Canon Chasuble in The Importance of being Earnest, a role he played both in the film (1952) and on stage at the Old Vic (1959).

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(William) Miles Malleson, by Clara Klinghoffer - NPG 5737

(William) Miles Malleson

by Clara Klinghoffer
oil on canvas, 1946
NPG 5737

Lady Ottoline Morrell with friends, by Unknown photographer - NPG Ax140491

Lady Ottoline Morrell with friends

by Unknown photographer
vintage snapshot print, 1917
NPG Ax140491

(William) Miles Malleson, by Ronald Franks - NPG x26006

(William) Miles Malleson

by Ronald Franks
chlorobromide print on card mount, 1964
NPG x26006

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(William) Miles Malleson

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1926
NPG x19521

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(William) Miles Malleson

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1926
NPG x19522

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(William) Miles Malleson

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1926
NPG x19523

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