This is a beta version of NNDB
Search: for

Reginald Denny

Reginald DennyAKA Reginald Leigh Dugmore

Born: 20-Nov-1891
Birthplace: Richmond, Surrey, England
Died: 16-Jun-1967
Location of death: Richmond, Surrey, England
Cause of death: Cancer - unspecified
Remains: Buried, Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Hollywood Hills, CA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor, Business

Nationality: England
Executive summary: English actor and RC airplane popularizer

Popularized the hobby of remote control aircraft, or "unmanned airborne vehicles", during the 1940's, including their military use during WWII. Owned and operated Reginald Denny's Hobby Shop on Hollywood Blvd.

Wife: Irene Haisman (b. 7-Mar-1897, m. 1913, div. 1927, d. 19-Aug-1950)
Wife: Isobel Steiffel (aka "Betsy Lee", b. 8-May-1907, m. 1928, d. 19-Dec-1996)
Brother: Malcolm Denny
Son: Reginald Denny, Jr.
Daughter: Deborah McBride

    Batman (30-Jul-1966) · Commodore Schmidlapp
    Assault on a Queen (15-Jun-1966) · Master-at-Arms
    Cat Ballou (24-Jun-1965) · Sir Harry Percival
    Around the World in Eighty Days (17-Oct-1956) · Police Chief
    Escape to Burma (9-Apr-1955)
    World for Ransom (27-Jan-1954) · Major Ian Bone
    Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1-Aug-1953) · Inspector
    Fort Vengeance (29-Mar-1953)
    The Iroquois Trail (16-Jun-1950)
    Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (25-Mar-1948) · Simms
    Escape Me Never (7-Nov-1947) · Mr. MacLean
    Christmas Eve (31-Oct-1947)
    The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (14-Aug-1947) · Colonel
    The Macomber Affair (20-Apr-1947) · Police Inspector
    My Favorite Brunette (19-Mar-1947) · James Collins
    The Locket (20-Dec-1946) · Mr. Wendell
    Tangier (6-Jun-1946)
    Love Letters (17-Aug-1945) · Phillips
    Song of the Open Road (2-Jun-1944)
    Crime Doctor's Strangest Case (9-Dec-1943) · Paul Ashley
    Over My Dead Body (25-Dec-1942)
    Thunder Birds (19-Oct-1942) · Barrett
    Eyes in the Night (16-Oct-1942) · Stephen Lawry
    Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror (18-Sep-1942) · Sir Evan Barham
    Captains of the Clouds (12-Feb-1942) · Commanding Officer
    Appointment for Love (31-Oct-1941)
    International Squadron (13-Aug-1941)
    One Night in Lisbon (14-May-1941)
    Seven Sinners (25-Oct-1940)
    Spring Parade (27-Sep-1940)
    Rebecca (27-Mar-1940) · Frank Crawley
    Bulldog Drummond's Bride (12-Jul-1939)
    Bulldog Drummond's Secret Police (29-Mar-1939)
    Arrest Bulldog Drummond (11-Jan-1939) · Algy Longworth
    Bulldog Drummond in Africa (24-Aug-1938) · Algy Longworth
    Blockade (16-Jun-1938) · Edward Grant
    Four Men and a Prayer (29-Apr-1938)
    Bulldog Drummond's Peril (17-Mar-1938)
    Bulldog Drummond's Revenge (16-Dec-1937)
    Beg, Borrow or Steal (3-Dec-1937)
    Bulldog Drummond Comes Back (3-Sep-1937) · Algy Longworth
    Bulldog Drummond Escapes (1937)
    More Than a Secretary (10-Dec-1936)
    Romeo and Juliet (20-Aug-1936) · Benvolio
    Remember Last Night? (28-Oct-1935)
    Anna Karenina (30-Aug-1935) · Yashvin
    No More Ladies (14-Jun-1935) · Oliver
    Vagabond Lady (3-May-1935)
    The Little Minister (28-Dec-1934)
    The Richest Girl in the World (21-Sep-1934) · Phillip
    One More River (6-Aug-1934) · David Dornford
    We're Rich Again (13-Jul-1934)
    Of Human Bondage (28-Jun-1934) · Griffiths
    The World Moves On (27-Jun-1934) · Erik
    The Lost Patrol (16-Feb-1934) · Brown
    Only Yesterday (1-Nov-1933)
    The Barbarian (12-May-1933) · Gerald
    Strange Justice (7-Oct-1932) · Henry I. Judson
    Private Lives (12-Dec-1931) · Victor Prynne
    Kiki (14-Mar-1931) · Victor Randall
    Parlor, Bedroom and Bath (28-Feb-1931)
    A Lady's Morals (8-Nov-1930)
    Madame Satan (20-Sep-1930)
    Sherlock Holmes (7-Mar-1922) · Prince Alexis

Do you know something we don't?
Submit a correction or make a comment about this profile

Copyright ©2019 Soylent Communications