Trivia (7)

Trained as a Doctor at Cambridge University but gave up medicine for the stage in the 1920s.

He nearly drowned while filming a scene in which a seaplane crashes and sank faster than expected in the WWII propaganda film, 49th Parallel (1941). Lovell couldn't swim.

Canadian-born character actor in English propaganda films.

Ex-son-in-law of Xenia Desni.

Father of actress Simone Lovell.

Solidly built, ruddy complexioned character actor and stage director. Often played pompous regents and assorted aristocrats, or minor villains.

Father: Herbert J. Lovell-Robinson; Mother: May Fisher.