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Dennis King (I) (1897–1971)

Actor | Soundtrack

Legendary Broadway star of both dramas and musicals, he created the role of Francois Villon in Rudolf Friml's "The Vagabond King" in 1925, in which he also made his sound film debut opposite Jeanette... read full biography
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Nov 2, 1897 (died May 21, 1971) | 6' 0" (1.83m)
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Still of Dennis King in The Vagabond KingStill of Dennis King, Sydney Greenstreet, Paul Henreid, Edmund Gwenn and Eleanor Parker in Between Two WorldsDennis King and Thelma Todd in The Devil's BrotherDennis King, Oliver Hardy, Stan Laurel and Thelma Todd in The Devil's BrotherDennis King, O.P. Heggie and Jeanette MacDonald in The Vagabond KingDennis King and Jeanette MacDonald in The Vagabond King
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Past Film & Video (7 titles) Budget U.S. Gross Worldwide
Some Kind of a Nut (1969)
Otis Havemeyer Otis Havemeyer   See fewer
The Miracle (1959)
Casimir - El Conde de Altimira Casimir - El Conde de Altimira   See fewer
Between Two Worlds (1944)
Reverend William Duke Reverend William Duke   See fewer
The Devil's Brother (1933)
Fra Diavolo / Marquis de San Marco Fra Diavolo / Marquis de San Marco   See fewer
Paramount en parade (1930)
Clip from: 'The Vagabond King' Clip from: 'The Vagabond King'   See fewer
Paramount on Parade (1930)
Man to be Hanged - Episode 'The Gallows Song' Man to be Hanged - Episode 'The Gallows Song'   See fewer
The Vagabond King (1930)
Fran├žois Villon, Performer ("King Louis", "If I Were King", "What France Needs", "Song of the Vagabonds", "Only a Rose", "Song of the Vagabonds" (reprise), "Finale: Only a Rose") (uncredited) Fran├žois Villon, Performer ("King Louis", "If I Were King", "What France Needs", "Song of the Vagabonds", "Only a Rose", "Song of the Vagabonds" (reprise), "Finale: Only a Rose") (uncredited)   See fewer
$1.2MM
Self (4 titles) Budget U.S. Gross Worldwide
Four Star Revue (1953)
(TV Series) - Himself - Guest Actor (Sketch) (1 episode, 1953) Himself - Guest Actor (Sketch) (1 episode, 1953)   See fewer
Episode #3.19 (Jan 10, 1953) Season 3, Episode 19 - Himself - Guest Actor (Sketch) Himself - Guest Actor (Sketch)   See fewer
Your Show of Shows (1952)
(TV Series) - Himself - Guest Performer (1 episode, 1952) Himself - Guest Performer (1 episode, 1952)   See fewer
Episode #3.39 (May 31, 1952) Season 3, Episode 39 - Himself - Guest Performer Himself - Guest Performer   See fewer
Showtime, U.S.A. (1951)
(TV Series) - Himself (1 episode, 1951) Himself (1 episode, 1951)   See fewer
Episode #1.27 (Apr 15, 1951) Season 1, Episode 27 - Himself Himself   See fewer
Critic at Large (1948–1949)
(TV Series) - Himself - Actor / Himself - Broadway Actor (2 episodes, 1948) Himself - Actor / Himself - Broadway Actor (2 episodes, 1948)   See fewer
Episode #1.28 (Mar 9, 1949) Season 1, Episode 28 - Himself - Actor Himself - Actor   See fewer
Episode #1.14 (Nov 18, 1948) Season 1, Episode 14 - Himself - Broadway Actor Himself - Broadway Actor   See fewer
Archive Footage (2 titles) Budget U.S. Gross Worldwide
Broadway: The American Musical (2004)
(TV Mini-series) - Francois Villon (1 episode, 2004) Francois Villon (1 episode, 2004)   See fewer
Give My Regards to Broadway: 1893-1927 (Oct 19, 2004) Season 1, Episode 1 - Francois Villon (archive footage) Francois Villon (archive footage)   See fewer
The Show Boat Story (1989)
(TV Movie) - Gaylord Ravenal (silent home movie footage from 1932 Broadway revival) (archive footage) (uncredited) Gaylord Ravenal (silent home movie footage from 1932 Broadway revival) (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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