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Leslie Howard

Actor
Male
Born Apr 3, 1893
Hometown Forest Hill, London
Died Jun 1, 1943
Death Place Bay of Biscay
Other Names Steiner, Leslie H...

Leslie Howard was an English stage and film actor, director, and producer. Among his best-known roles was Ashley Wilkes in Gone with the Wind (1939) and roles in Berkeley Square (1933), Of Human Bondage (1934), The Scarlet Pimpernel (1934), The Petrified Forest (1936), Pygmalion (1938), Intermezzo (1939), "Pimpernel" Smith (1941) and The First of the Few (1942). Howard's Second World War activities included acting and filmmaking.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1893 Birth Born on April 3, 1893.

FIFTIES

1943 50 Years Old Howard's Second World War activities included acting and filmmaking. He was active in anti-German propaganda and reputedly involved with British or Allied Intelligence, which may have led to his death in 1943 when an airliner on which he was a passenger was shot down over the Bay of Biscay, sparking conspiracy theories regarding his death. … Read More
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