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Will Hay

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Will Hay

Person  Male  Born 6/12/1888  Died 18/4/1949

Categories: Cinema, Science, Theatre

Countries: Australia, New Zealand, USA

Comedian and actor. Born William Thomson Hay at 23 Durham Street, Stockton-on-Tees. His career started in music-halls and concert-parties. He went on to work with Fred Karno, developing his schoolmaster character in the process. He successfully toured in Australia, New Zealand and the U.S.A. and eventually progressed to the cinema, appearing in seventeen films. As a dedicated amateur astronomer, he became a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society. Died at his home, 16 Chelsea Embankment.

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Will Hay, 1888 - 1949, comic actor and astronomer, lived here, 1927 - 1934. E...

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