Sir Gerald du Maurier
Person Male Born 26/3/1873 Died 11/4/1934
Actor-manager. Born at 27 Church Row, the last and fifth child of George du Maurier. As a child he would pose for his father's drawings. A close associate of J M Barrie he was the first actor to play Captain Hook in Peter Pan. Father of Daphne. The Du Maurier cigarette brand was a paid endorsement deal with Imperial Tobacco (see also Olivier). Died at 20 Devonshire Place. Buried in the family grave close to his birthplace.