British Actor

Fred Groves

  • Aug 08, 1880 - Jun 04, 1955 (age 74)
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1955
Fred Groves
PersonalJune 1955

Fred Groves

Fred Groves passed away.
1950
The Girl Who Couldn't Quite
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MovieJan 1, 1950

The Girl Who Couldn't Quite

Smilie that is. A tramp …
Smilie that is. A tramp cures a teenager's amnesia and she fails to recognise him afterwards.
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1949
Old Mother Riley's New Venture
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MovieJul 1, 1949

Old Mother Riley's New Venture

Old Mother Riley becomes …
Old Mother Riley becomes manager of a hotel - stolen diamonds, murder and pie fights follow.
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1948
My Brother's Keeper
MovieAug 9, 1948

My Brother's Keeper

War hero turned villain George Martin escapes from …
War hero turned villain George Martin escapes from prison, but he is handcuffed to a naive young crook Willie Stannard. After using a clever plan to obtain railway tickets, and with the police, and the press in hot pursuit, George has to find a way of breaking loose from Willie, and to make his escape.
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For the Love of Mike
MovieMay 16, 1948

For the Love of Mike

For the Love of Mike released.
My Brother Jonathan
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MovieFeb 5, 1948

My Brother Jonathan

Doctor Jonathan Dakers in flashback tells his son …
Doctor Jonathan Dakers in flashback tells his son Tony - a World War II veteran, about his life dating from the 1900s. Whilst a medical student he meets and falls for Edie. Before they can marry Jonathan's father dies and he sacrifices his further career so his brother Harold can stay in college. When Jonathan is delayed from reuniting with Edie years later Harold and Edie fall in love during his absence. Complications arise with Edie's engagement to Harold when he is killed in World War I while Edie is carrying his child. Edie dies in childbirth and Jonathan promises to raise the child, Tony, as his own son, and Jonathan and Rachel get married.
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1947
Night Beat
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MovieDec 22, 1947

Night Beat

After World War II is over, two Army pals take opposite …
After World War II is over, two Army pals take opposite paths in civilian life. One becomes a petty criminal, the other becomes a policeman.
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An Ideal Husband
MovieNov 13, 1947

An Ideal Husband

A prominent politician is preparing to expose a …
A prominent politician is preparing to expose a financial scandal. But then a woman who has invested heavily in the shady venture threatens to uncover a damaging secret in the politician's past if he exposes the speculation as a fraud. His problem is compounded by his wife's intolerance of the slightest character flaws.
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1946
Morning Departure
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MovieDec 1, 1946

Morning Departure

At the end of World War II, a Royal Navy submarine on …
At the end of World War II, a Royal Navy submarine on routine patrol strikes and detonates a mine. The following explosion sinks the submarine, killing most of its crew. Frantic efforts ...
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1940
21 Days
MovieJan 7, 1940

21 Days

After Larry Darrent accidentally kills his lover's …
After Larry Darrent accidentally kills his lover's blackmailing husband, someone else is arrested for the crime. Larry and Wanda have just three weeks together before the trial and if the man is found guilty then Larry will give himself up and prevent an innocent man going to the gallows.
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1938
The Challenge
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MovieMay 9, 1938

The Challenge

Dramatization of the first climbing of the Matterhorn …
Dramatization of the first climbing of the Matterhorn in 1865.
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The Viper
MovieMar 1, 1938

The Viper

The Viper is a 1938 British slapstick comedy film …
The Viper is a 1938 British slapstick comedy film directed by Roy William Neill and starring Claude Hulbert, Betty Lynne and Hal Walters. The film was a sequel to the previous year's very successful The Vulture, with Hulbert and Walters reprising their roles as hapless private detective Cedric Gull and his sidekick Stiffy respectively. Lesley Brook also features in both films, but in unrelated roles. Directorial duties passed to Neill as Ralph Ince, the director of The Vulture, had been killed in a road accident shortly after the film's release.
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1936
Second Bureau
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MovieDec 7, 1936

Second Bureau

Second Bureau is a 1936 British spy romance film directed …
Second Bureau is a 1936 British spy romance film directed by Victor Hanbury and starring Marta Labarr, Charles Oliver and Arthur Wontner. It was made at Shepperton Studios and based on a novel Second Bureau by Charles Robert-Dumas. It was a remake of a 1935 French film of the same name.
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Royal Eagle
MovieJun 1, 1936

Royal Eagle

Royal Eagle is a 1936 British crime film directed by …
Royal Eagle is a 1936 British crime film directed by George A. Cooper and starring John Garrick, Nancy Burne, Felix Aylmer and Edmund Willard. The screenplay was written by Arnold Ridley.
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Beloved Imposter
MovieFeb 28, 1936

Beloved Imposter

Beloved Imposter is a 1936 British musical film …
Beloved Imposter is a 1936 British musical film directed by Victor Hanbury and starring Rene Ray, Fred Conyngham and Germaine Aussey. It was made at Welwyn Studios and released as a quota film by RKO Pictures. It was based on the novel Dancing Boy by Ethel Mannin.
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1935
Dance Band
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MovieMay 29, 1935

Dance Band

During a band contest, the leader of a dance band …
During a band contest, the leader of a dance band falls in love with his competition--the leader of an all-girl's orchestra.
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Royal Cavalcade
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MovieApr 4, 1935

Royal Cavalcade

Through the use of newsreel footage and re-enacted …
Through the use of newsreel footage and re-enacted sequences, this B.I.P. production, modelled along the lines "The March of Time" shorts, presents a record of the highlights of the previous twenty-five years, to commemorate the Silver Jubilee of King George V. It depicts incidents starting with his coronation. and on through political problems, woman suffrage, strikes, trade expansion, World War I, and the depression, while also showing the changes in living style and progression.
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1932
The World, the Flesh, the Devil
MovieNov 1, 1932

The World, the Flesh, the Devil

The World, the Flesh, the …
The World, the Flesh, the Devil is a 1932 British crime film directed by George A. Cooper and starring Harold Huth, Isla Bevan and Victor Stanley. It was based on a play by Laurence Cowen. The screenplay concerns a lawyer who plans to murder an aristocrat and steal his inheritance.
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1931
Out of the Blue
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MovieNov 1, 1931

Out of the Blue

Impoverished aristocrat's daughter Tommy Tucker …
Impoverished aristocrat's daughter Tommy Tucker (Jessie Matthews) is in love with radio announcer Bill Coverdale (Gene Gerrard), but he is engaged to her more glamorous sister Angela (Kay Hammond), who he does not love. Seeking escape from this hopeless situation, and her life of genteel poverty, Tommy flees abroad to Biarritz to become a nightclub singer.
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Sally in Our Alley
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MovieJul 10, 1931

Sally in Our Alley

A British soldier goes off to fight in World War I, with his …
A British soldier goes off to fight in World War I, with his girlfriend waiting and worried at home. He is soon wounded in battle and crippled. He comes to the conclusion that she would be better off believing that he had been killed so she can get on with her life. She gets the news and is devastated. Several years later she is still grieving for him, but he has now been cured and goes looking for her.
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1930
Escape
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MovieAug 28, 1930

Escape

A convict escapes from a prison.
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Suspense
MovieJul 4, 1930

Suspense

The First World War; a British Army platoon are delighted …
The First World War; a British Army platoon are delighted to be assigned to a quiet area of the trenches..front line, but quiet. Their first indication of a problem is when they meet the ...
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1925
Memories
MovieOct 1, 1925

Memories

A couple recall their son's death in the war whilst a singer …
A couple recall their son's death in the war whilst a singer (on stage) sings 'Tommy Lad,' 'Land of Hope and Glory,' etc.
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1923
Squibs M.P.
MovieSep 1, 1923

Squibs M.P.

A girl stands for Parliament when a rival milk company …
A girl stands for Parliament when a rival milk company accuses her fiancé of bribery.
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Rogues of the Turf
MovieJan 1, 1923

Rogues of the Turf

A trainer's ex-wife weds her employer and plots to …
A trainer's ex-wife weds her employer and plots to kidnap a horse.
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1922
Squibs Wins the Calcutta Sweep
MovieSep 1, 1922

Squibs Wins the Calcutta Sweep

A flower girl wins £60,000 …
A flower girl wins £60,000 and takes her family to Paris to save her sister from her murderous husband.
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A Master of Craft
MovieApr 1, 1922

A Master of Craft

A captain fakes his own drowning to escape a …
A captain fakes his own drowning to escape a marriage clause in his uncle's will.
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1921
The Mayor of Casterbridge
MovieNov 1, 1921

The Mayor of Casterbridge

A man sells his wife and …
A man sells his wife and child to a sailor, remarries on becoming mayor, and learns his daughter is actually the sailor's.
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Squibs
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MovieAug 1, 1921

Squibs

A cockney flower-girl is in love with a policeman, but her …
A cockney flower-girl is in love with a policeman, but her father is a bookie and her sister loves a crook.
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1920
Garryowen
MovieJan 1, 1920

Garryowen

In Ireland, a widower wins the Derby and his daughter's …
In Ireland, a widower wins the Derby and his daughter's American governess.
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1919
Castle of Dreams
MovieJun 1, 1919

Castle of Dreams

A guest's discovery saves a rich girl from eloping with her …
A guest's discovery saves a rich girl from eloping with her own father.
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1916
The Manxman
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MovieDec 1, 1916

The Manxman

Pete Quilliam, a fisherman on the Isle of Man, and his …
Pete Quilliam, a fisherman on the Isle of Man, and his best friend, a lawyer named Philip Christian, are each in love with Kate Cregeen, an innkeeper's daughter. Pete is rejected by the girl's father and leaves for South Africa to seek his fortune. When Pete is reported dead, Kate is saddened yet relieved, for she really loves Philip. But Pete returns with enough wealth to overcome the father's objections. Obedient to her father, Kate weds Pete, hoping for the best.
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Driven
MovieJan 1, 1916

Driven

A scientist's wife learns she has two years to live and tries …
A scientist's wife learns she has two years to live and tries an affair with a friend.
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1915
The Two Roads
MovieDec 1, 1915

The Two Roads

A counterfeiter's daughter is blackmailed by her father's …
A counterfeiter's daughter is blackmailed by her father's partner to steal a secret formula.
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Yvonne
MovieNov 1, 1915

Yvonne

In Paris an artist duels a rich patron for the love of a …
In Paris an artist duels a rich patron for the love of a model.
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Charity Ann
MovieNov 1, 1915

Charity Ann

A blind beggar's violinist daughter shoots and …
A blind beggar's violinist daughter shoots and blinds the man who wronged her as a child.
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Home
MovieSep 1, 1915

Home

A fishergirl learns she is a duke's lost daughter but returns to …
A fishergirl learns she is a duke's lost daughter but returns to her humble family.
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Grip
MovieJul 1, 1915

Grip

A convict discovers the man chained to him is the count …
A convict discovers the man chained to him is the count who framed him.
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From Shopgirl to Duchess
MovieMar 1, 1915

From Shopgirl to Duchess

A Duke deserts his wife on …
A Duke deserts his wife on learning she was a shopgirl, and is blinded in a train crash.
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Florence Nightingale
MovieMar 1, 1915

Florence Nightingale

Florence Nightingale is a 1915 British silent historical film …
Florence Nightingale is a 1915 British silent historical film directed by Maurice Elvey and starring Elisabeth Risdon, Fred Groves and A.V. Bramble. The film portrays the life of Florence Nightingale, particularly her innovations in nursing during the Crimean War (1854-56). The film was based on Edward Tyas Cook's biography of Nightingale.
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Gilbert Dying to Die
MovieFeb 1, 1915

Gilbert Dying to Die

A dude tries to commit suicide, fails, and inherits a fortune.
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Honeymoon for Three
MovieJan 1, 1915

Honeymoon for Three

An incognito prince foils detectives by switching …
An incognito prince foils detectives by switching identities with a newlywed American millionaire.
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There's Good in Everyone
MovieJan 1, 1915

There's Good in Everyone

A nobleman foils a …
A nobleman foils a marquis's compromise plot by secretly marrying a manicurist.
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1914
The Price of Justice
MovieAug 1, 1914

The Price of Justice

A colonel's son kills his sister's fiancé with a lieutenant's …
A colonel's son kills his sister's fiancé with a lieutenant's golf club.
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The Suicide Club
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MovieJul 1, 1914

The Suicide Club

A colonel saves a prince's life when he joins a club of …
A colonel saves a prince's life when he joins a club of men who draw lots to kill one another.
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The Battling British
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MovieApr 1, 1914

The Battling British

A sailor is court-martialled for striking the officer who …
A sailor is court-martialled for striking the officer who tried to seduce a smuggler's daughter.
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1913
Topsy Wopsy
MovieDec 1, 1913

Topsy Wopsy

A composer gets drunk on the proceeds of a song and …
A composer gets drunk on the proceeds of a song and sees his furniture dance.
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Maria Marten, or the Mystery of the Red Barn
MovieDec 1, 1913

Maria Marten, or the Mystery of the R…

A wealthy landowner kills …
A wealthy landowner kills his pregnant mistress and buries her body, but his mother has a strange dream that just may bring his crime to light. Based on an actual murder that happened in 1828.
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1880
Fred Groves
BirthAugust 1880

Fred Groves

Fred Groves was born.
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