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Basil Radford was born on 25 June, 1897 in Chester, United Kingdom, is a Character actor. Discover Basil Radford's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of Basil Radford networth?

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Occupation actor,writer
Age 55 years old
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Born 25 June 1897
Birthday 25 June
Birthplace Chester, United Kingdom
Date of death October 20, 1952
Died Place Westminster, London, United Kingdom
Nationality United Kingdom

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His wife is Shirly Deuchars (m. 1926–1952)

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Basil Radford Net Worth

His net worth has been growing significantly in 2020-2021. So, how much is Basil Radford worth at the age of 55 years old? Basil Radford’s income source is mostly from being a successful Actor. He is from United Kingdom. We have estimated Basil Radford's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.

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On the verge of a modest return in 1952, he suddenly collapsed from a heart attack on the set of the radio adventure "Rogues' Gallery" (which happened to pair him again with Naunton Wayne.

He was taken to a London hospital where he died on October 20, 1952. Only 55, a marvelous character career was lost much too soon.


Following two top-billed character parts as a pompous boss in the working class comedy Chance of a Lifetime (1950) and the major in the racehorse yarn The Galloping Major (1951), the latter which he also co-wrote, Radford's health went into a severe decline and, by the summer of 1951, was forced to leave the screen.


Wayne include the films Dead of Night (1945), Johnny in the Clouds (1945), The Captive Heart (1946), The Winslow Boy (1948) and the comedy Whisky Galore! (1949), the last finding himself top billed.


Radford and Wayne would pair up again in seven more film outings: Millions Like Us (1943), Dead of Night (1945), Quartet (1948), Passport to Pimlico (1949), It's Not Cricket (1949) and Stop Press Girl (1949). They also showed up together in wartime shorts and radio programs. Appearances sans Mr.


They clicked so well with audiences in this classic whodunnit that they were asked to successfully reprise their roles in two more films: Night Train to Munich (1940) and Crook's Tour (1940) (in the latter the pair were top billed).


In one of his early cinematic masterpieces The Lady Vanishes (1938), the dry twosome hilariously portrayed a pair of cricket enthusiasts (Charters and Caldicott) who seem much more interested in reading and commenting on their favorite sport than they are concerned with the alarming number of bodies piling up aboard their train.


and Alfred Hitchcock's murder mystery Young and Innocent (1937). Films became an even stronger focus when Hitchcock rehired Radford and memorably teamed him with actor Naunton Wayne.


He subsequently found upper-class support parts in both comedies and dramas -- Seven Days Leave (1930) starring a young Gary Cooper, Leave It to Smith (1933) Foreign Affaires (1935), Broken Blossoms (1936), Dishonour Bright (1936), When Thief Meets Thief (1937) with Douglas Fairbanks Jr.


" By 1929, Radford was adding film work to his acting resume with his debut in Ain't It the Truth (1929).


Making his stage debut in 1924 with "Collusion. " he subsequently appeared in such shows as "The Ghost Train," "The Love Pirate," "Night Must Fall," "Spring Tide," "Blind Goddess," "The White Falcon" and "A Man's House.


Following military duty in 1918, he pursued an acting career and trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA).


He entered military service in 1915 and would serve as a commissioned officer for the British Army during World War I. He suffered a facial wound in the trenches that would later be obscured by clever camerawork and makeup over the years.


Veddy, veddy British stage and film actor Basil Radford (once dubbed "The Eternal Englishman") would actually become best remembered for his droll work in a couple of US films. Specializing in playing stuffy, mustachioed, well bred gents, he was a delightful presence in light, sophisticated comedies and breezy whodunnits. He was born Arthur Basil Radford in Chester, England on June 25, 1897.