Webb, Clifton


Webb, Clifton
(1893-1966)
   Born Webb Parmalee Hollenbeck in Indianapolis, Indiana, Clifton Webb began his career as a child actor under the firm guidance of his driven mother. Less interested in theatre than art and music, he tried both before returning to the stage in 1911 as a musical performer in The Purple Road. He appeared as a juvenile in a series of musicals in New York and London during the 1910s, returning to Broadway in the nonmusical Meet the Wife (1923). Webb mostly appeared in musicals until the early 1930s, when he began acting more frequently in motion pictures, returning successfully to Broadway in two Noël Coward comedies, Blithe Spirit (1941) and Present Laughter (1946), after becoming a major movie star.

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  • Clifton Webb — en Laura en 1945. Nombre real Webb Parmelee Hollenbeck Nacimiento 19 de noviembre de 1889 …   Wikipedia Español

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  • Clifton Webb — 1923 Clifton Webb (* 11. November 1889 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA; † 13. Oktober 1966 in Beverly Hills, Kalifornien) war ein US amerikanischer Schauspieler. Webb verließ die Schule im Alter von 13 Jahren, um Kunst und Malerei zu studieren. In… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Clifton Webb — Dans Laura (1944) Données clés Nom de naissance …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Clifton — is an English surname, place name or given name. It means settlement by a cliff in Old English.[1] It may refer to: Contents 1 Places 1.1 Australia …   Wikipedia

  • Webb — may refer to:Places;Australia *Mount Webb National Park, Queensland;Canada *Webb, Saskatchewan *Webb No. 138, Saskatchewan, a rural municipality;United States *Webb, Alabama *Webb, Iowa *Webb, Mississippi *Webb, New York *Webb City, Missouri… …   Wikipedia

  • Webb — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Alan Webb (Schauspieler) (1906–1982), englischer Schauspieler Alan Webb (Leichtathlet) (* 1983), US amerikanischer Mittelstreckenläufer Alex Webb (* 1952), US amerikanischer Fotograf Aston Webb (1849−1930) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Clifton Webb — Webb Parmalee Hollenbeck …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Hollenbeck, Webb Parmelee — vero nome di Webb, Clifton …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione


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