British Patrick Ludlow spent most of his career on stage where he specialized in frothy comedies. He was most popular in the 1920s, having made his theatrical debut in a 1915 production of Peter Pan. Ludlow launched a sporadic film career in 1930, appearing in such lightweight fare as Naughty Husbands (1931), Love on the Spot (1932), and Old Mother Riley (1937). He retired from films in 1942, but came back in 1966 to appear in Modesty Blaise. In between, Ludlow continued to have a successful and prolific career on the British stage.