Leslie Fenton
Actor, film director
Leslie Fenton
Leslie Fenton was an English-born American actor and film director. He appeared in 62 films between 1923 and 1945. Fenton went to America with his mother, Elizabeth, and his brothers when he was six years old - they sailed as steerage passengers on board the R.M.S. Celtic, which departed from the Port of Liverpool, 11 September 1909, and arrived at the Port of New York, where they were ferried over to Ellis Island for "U.S.
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Ann Dvorak Pt.2: Film Career, Private Life - Alt Film Guide (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
She endured the London Blitz just to be in closer proximity to her husband, Leslie Fenton, who had enlisted in the Royal Navy. As I got more involved in researching her personal life, I discovered a very interesting person, which I hope will be
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Do churches have the right to discriminate? - Salon
Google News - over 5 years
Imagine this scenario: As a part of its efforts to fight hunger, the State of Illinois gives out a number of grant contracts to private agencies that run food bank programs. One of these grants goes to the Catholic Church's social
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Should we release crack prisoners early? - Salon
Google News - over 5 years
AP For the last few decades, activists have been warning that the severe US drug sentencing policies instituted in the '80s and '90s have disastrous human consequences, particularly for minority communities. Starting with the Anti-Drug
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Tales of a recovering blabbermouth - Salon
Google News - over 5 years
By Leslie Fenton Several months ago, when I was still living in New Orleans, I worked as a family law attorney for a legal aid organization. Trial practice is not as exciting as "Law and Order" makes it seem: Most of the time is spent waiting around,
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The anti-gay Tennessee bill no one's talking about - Salon
Google News - over 5 years
Last month, the City of Nashville made Tennessee history by passing an ordinance designed to protect the employment rights of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender citizens. While the city already had such protections in place for its
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The devastating layoffs that shook our lives - Salon
Google News - almost 6 years
By Leslie Fenton Several months ago, when I was still living in New Orleans, I worked as a family law attorney for a legal aid organization. Trial practice is not as exciting as "Law and Order" makes it seem: Most of the time is spent waiting around,
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The NBA's anti-gay slur problem - Salon
Google News - almost 6 years
By Leslie Fenton Several months ago, when I was still living in New Orleans, I worked as a family law attorney for a legal aid organization. Trial practice is not as exciting as "Law and Order" makes it seem: Most of the time is spent waiting around,
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Confessions of an Army "Gleek" - Salon
Google News - almost 6 years
More: Josh Kurp By Leslie Fenton Saved by Pop Culture is a new series about the redemptive power of art. A longer version of this piece originally appeared on Leslie Fenton's Open Salon blog. When you tell people you're expecting a baby, there are two
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Coming out with "Will & Grace" - Salon
Google News - almost 6 years
More: Josh Kurp By Leslie Fenton Saved by Pop Culture is a new series about the redemptive power of art. A longer version of this piece originally appeared on Leslie Fenton's Open Salon blog. When you tell people you're expecting a baby, there are two
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After my son died, I met his daughter - Salon
Google News - almost 6 years
More: Deborah Gaines By Leslie Fenton Saved by Pop Culture is a new series about the redemptive power of art. A longer version of this piece originally appeared on Leslie Fenton's Open Salon blog. When you tell people you're expecting a baby,
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A setenta años del nacimiento de un mito del cine - Noti Fe
Google News - almost 6 years
... inmortalizada en 1938 cuando Diego Rivera viajó exclusivamente a Nueva York para retratarla semidesnuda; una actriz de carácter convocada por Leslie Fenton para el rol protagónico de The man from Dakota (1940), y tantísimas otras. Queda claro
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The show I never wanted to watch, until I had to - Salon
Google News - almost 6 years
Saved by Pop Culture is a new series about the redemptive power of art. A longer version of this piece originally appeared on Leslie Fenton's Open Salon blog. When you tell people you're expecting a baby, there are two typical
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Detective Movies From the Days Before the Mood Turned Noir
NYTimes - almost 23 years
Did the mustachioed Colonel Mustard, with his beady eyes and stiff military bearing, commit the dastardly deed in the billiard room with a lead pipe? Or did Miss Scarlet, a slithery femme fatale in a red dress, hide behind the door to the conservatory with a revolver? Isn't there something odd about Mrs. White, that stout gray-haired woman who
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    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1978
    Age 75
    Fenton died 25 March 1978 in Montecito, California, aged 76.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1932
    Age 29
    He married American actress Ann Dvorak in 1932. Dvorak moved to England with Fenton while he served in the British military during World War II. The union was childless and ended in divorce in 1945.
    More Details Hide Details His younger brother was Frank Fenton, the noted screenwriter and novelist.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1909
    Age 6
    Fenton went to America with his mother, Elizabeth, and his brothers when he was six years old - they sailed as steerage passengers on board the R.M.S. Celtic, which departed from Liverpool, 11 September 1909, and arrived at New York, where they were ferried over to Ellis Island for "U.S. Immigrant Inspection" on 19 September; they were quickly admitted and continued their journey by rail to join his father, Reginald Fenton, in Mifflin, Ohio.
    More Details Hide Details As a young immigrant, Leslie worked in a shoe factory then ran away to New York and began a career on the stage. His film career began later with Fox Studios. During the Second World War he was commissioned in the Royal Navy. In 1942 in command of a Motor Launch he took part in the St Nazaire Raid. He also directed 19 films between 1938 and 1951.
  • 1902
    Born
    Born on March 12, 1902.
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