H. Cooper Cliffe

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H. Cooper Cliffe
H. Cooper Cliffe in costume.jpg
Cliffe in costume, c.1896
Born
Henry Cooper

19 July 1862
Died2 May 1939 (aged 76)
OccupationActor
Years active1879–1934
Spouse(s)Alice Belmont Cooper
Relatives Violet Kemble-Cooper (niece)
Lillian Kemble-Cooper (niece)

Henry Cooper Cliffe (19 July 1862 – 1 May 1939) was a British stage and screen actor a member of a distinguished family of English actors, his father was Clifford Cooper, mother Agnes Kemble, and his brother was Frank Kemble Cooper. Frank's daughter Violet was a niece. His wife was Alice Belmore. He had an illustrious career on stage in classical roles. Late in life he began appearing in silent film during the World War I years. [1] [2]

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References

  1. Who Was Who in the Theatre: 1912-1976, originally published in annual editions by John Parker; 1976 edition edited and published by Gale Research Co.
  2. Silent Film Necrology, 2nd edition, by Eugene Michael Vazzana, c.2001