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Kenneth More

(1914-1982), Actor

Sitter in 7 portraits
Born in Gerrard's Cross, Moore had a successful career on the stage and in the cinema. Lead roles in Genevieve (1953) and Doctor in the House (1954) made him a major star. In 1955 he won best actor prize at Venice for his dramatic performance in The Deep Blue Sea. Performances in Reach for the Sky (1956), A Night to Remember (1958) and North West Frontier (1959) demonstrated his range and cemented his popularity that continued into the 1960s and into TV for The Forsyte Saga (1967). He published an autobiography More or Less in 1978.

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Kenneth More, by Cornel Lucas - NPG x127231

Kenneth More

by Cornel Lucas
bromide print, 1952
NPG x127231

Kenneth More, by Vivienne - NPG x87988

Kenneth More

by Vivienne
vintage bromide print, 1956
NPG x87988

Kenneth More, by Vivienne - NPG x87989

Kenneth More

by Vivienne
vintage bromide print, 1956
NPG x87989

Kenneth More, by Vivienne - NPG x87990

Kenneth More

by Vivienne
vintage bromide print, 1956
NPG x87990

Kenneth More, by Godfrey Argent - NPG x165830

Kenneth More

by Godfrey Argent
bromide print, 24 March 1969
NPG x165830

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