Harry Davenport

Born Jan 19, 1866

Harold George Bryant "Harry" Davenport was an American film and stage actor. He appeared in a number of roles in many famous films from the early 1900s to the late 1940s. His specialty was playing grandfathers, judges, doctors, and ministers. He is perhaps best known for playing Dr. Meade in Gone with the Wind (1939).… Read More

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1866 Birth Born on January 19, 1866.


1893 27 Years Old He married Alice Davenport in 1893. … Read More


1896 30 Years Old After divorcing Alice in 1896, he married actress Phyllis Rankin, that same year. … Read More


1914 48 Years Old …  His film debut came in 1914 with silent film Too Many Husbands, in which he played a man trying to keep his love-struck nephew away from a young woman he had raised as his daughter. … Read More


1949 84 Years Old The 10 August 1949 Canton Sunday Telegram obituary noted that the couple were together until her death, contrary to reports that he divorced her and re-married. … Read More
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