British stage, radio, and film actor. After a number of years as an amateur performer in local theatre, Arundell broke onto the professional stage at age 28. Five years later, he joined the Old Vic company at Sadler's Wells. His first film work followed in 1935, two years later. He managed a simultaneous career in radio, achieving popularity as "Dr. Morelle". He was an accomplished lyricist and composer who wrote music for dozens of stage productions.