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Roland Young, British actor.

Background

Young, Roland was born on November 11, 1887 in London, England. Son of Keith Downes and Emily Cornelia Young.

Education

Student Sherborn school and University College, London. Tree’s Academy of Dramatic Art.

Career

Came to the United States, 1912, naturalized, 1918. First appeared on stage in London, 1908. Principal röles: Rollo in Rollo’s Wild Oat.

General Burgoyne in The Devil’s Disciple. Neil Macrae in Beggar on Horseback. Lord Dilling in The Last of Mistress Cheyney.

Works

  • Other Work

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Membership

Clubs: Coffee House (New York City).

Connections

Married Marjorie Kummer, September 5, 1921.

father:
Keith Downes

mother:
Emily Cornelia Young

spouse:
Marjorie Kummer