Athole Stewart

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Athole Chalmers Stewart

(1879-06-25)25 June 1879
Ealing, London, England
Died18 October 1940(1940-10-18) (aged 61)
Resting placeChurchyard of St Mary the Virgin, Ivinghoe, Buckinghamshire
Years active1925–1940

Athole Chalmers Stewart (25 June 1879 – 18 October 1940) was a British stage and latterly film actor, often in authoritarian or aristocratic roles. [1] [2] [3]


On stage, he played in the original production of Noël Coward's Hay Fever at the Ambassadors Theatre, London, in 1925. [4] On film, he played Dr. Watson to Raymond Massey's Holmes in The Speckled Band , in 1931. [5]

Athole is buried in the Churchyard of St Mary the Virgin, Ivinghoe in Buckinghamshire alongside his wife Ellen Frances Stewart OBE, daughter of the late general William Sparkes Hatch.

Selected filmography

Athole appeared in the following films: [6]

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  1. "Athole Stewart". Archived from the original on 13 January 2009.
  2. "Athole Stewart - Theatricalia".
  3. McMullen, Kieran (11 October 2012). The Many Watsons. Andrews UK Limited. ISBN   9781780923048 via Google Books.
  4. "Production of Hay Fever - Theatricalia".
  5. "The Speckled Band (1931)".
  6. "Athole Stewart". Archived from the original on 14 January 2009.