Frank Lawton

Frank Lawton

  • Highest Rated: 100% A Night to Remember (1958)
  • Lowest Rated: 17% The Skin Game (1931)
  • Birthday: Sep 30, 1904
  • Birthplace: Not Available
  • And just what else did British leading man Frank Lawton play besides the adult David in 1935's David Copperfield? Quite a lot, actually, on both sides of that particular personal triumph. The son of actors Frank Mokeley and Daisy May Collier, Lawton made his film debut in 1928, repeating his stage role in Young Woodley. He went on to appear in such British productions as Alfred Hitchcock's The Skin Game before resettling in Hollywood in 1932. After David Copperfield, he was seen in the Boris Karloff thriller The Invisible Ray (1936) and the Tod Browning-directed fantasy The Devil Doll (1936). Lawton returned to England in 1937, where he continued to co-star in films like The Four Just Men (1939), The Winslow Boy (1950) and A Night to Remember (1957) until his retirement in 1961. Frank Lawton was the husband of British musical comedy favorite Evelyn Laye.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Rating

Title

Credit

Box
Office

Year

20% Devil Doll Toto 1964
100% A Night to Remember Chairman 1958
No Score Yet The Rising of the Moon British Major 1957
No Score Yet Shoot First Richard Hassingham 1953
No Score Yet Rough Shoot Actor 1953
No Score Yet Winslow Boy John Watherstone 1949
92% Went the Day Well? Tom Sturry 1942
No Score Yet Mill on the Floss Philip Wakem 1937
67% The Invisible Ray Ronald Drake 1936
81% The Devil-Doll Toto 1936
No Score Yet David Copperfield (The Personal History, Adventures, Experience, & Observation of David Copperfield the Younger) David Copperfield (older) 1935
58% Cavalcade Joe Marryot 1933
No Score Yet Friday the 13th Frank Parsons 1933
17% The Skin Game Rolf 1931

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