Donald Calthrop

Biography

Donald Calthrop (11 April 1888 – 15 July 1940) was an English film actor. He appeared in 63 films between 1916 and 1940, including five films directed by Alfred Hitchcock. He was born in London and died in England from a heart attack. He was the nephew of Dion Boucicault. He was educated at St Paul's School and made his first stage appearance when eighteen years old at the Comedy Theatre, London. His first film was The Gay Lord Quex. Selected filmography: Atlantic (1929) Blackmail (1929) Elstree Calling (1930) Juno and the Paycock (1930) Murder! (1930) Uneasy Virtue (1931) Number Seventeen (1932) Rome Express (1932) I Was a Spy (1933) Friday the Thirteenth (1933) Red Ensign (1934) The Divine Spark (1935) Scrooge (1935) (as Bob Cratchit) The Man Who Changed His Mind (1936) Fire Over England (1937) Thunder in the City (1937) Major Barbara (1941)

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Number Seventeen

Brant, Nora's Escort

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Scrooge

Bob Cratchit

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Shooting Stars

Andy Wilkes

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The Phantom Light

David Owen

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Rome Express

Poole

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Thunder in the City

Dr. Plumet, the Chemist

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Elstree Calling

Himself / Petruchio in Taming of the Shrew

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The Man Who Changed His Mind

Clayton (uncredited)

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F. P. 1 Doesn't Answer

Sunshine, the Photographer

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Man of the Moment

Godfrey

Starring In
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Major Barbara

Peter Shirley

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Fire Over England

Don Escobal

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A Night of Terror

Hobson

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Thunder in the City

Dr. Plumet, the Chemist

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Broken Blossoms

Old Chinaman

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The Man Who Changed His Mind

Clayton (uncredited)

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Scrooge

Bob Cratchit

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The Clairvoyant

Derelict (uncredited)

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Man of the Moment

Godfrey

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The Phantom Light

David Owen

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Strike!

Macleod

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F. P. 1 Doesn't Answer

Sunshine, the Photographer

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Friday the Thirteenth

Hugh Nicholls

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Number Seventeen

Brant, Nora's Escort

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Rome Express

Poole

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Murder!

Ion Stewart

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Juno and the Paycock

Needle Nugent (uncredited)

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Elstree Calling

Himself / Petruchio in Taming of the Shrew

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Blackmail

Tracy

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Shooting Stars

Andy Wilkes

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