Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Herbert Banemann Rawlinson (15 November 1885 – 12 July 1953) was an English-born stage, film, radio, and television actor. A leading man during Hollywood's silent film era, Rawlinson transitioned to character roles after the advent of sound films.

Rawlinson was born in New Brighton, Cheshire, England, UK on 15 November 1885. He was one of the four sons and three daughters of Robert Theodore Rawlinson (3 April 1859 – 19 December 1936) and his wife Emily (death: 13 December 1950). He sailed to America on the same ship as Charlie Chaplin to establish himself as a leading man in the silent movies before making the transition as a character actor in the "talkies".

Rawlinson married Roberta Arnold in 1917. They divorced in 1923 in which he had cited desertion. He married Loraine Abigail Long in 1924 and divorced in 1927. Rawlinson was married to Josephine Norman until her death on 24 January 1951.

Rawlinson died of lung cancer in 1953.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Herbert Banemann Rawlinson (15 November 1885 – 12 July 1953) was an English-born stage, film, radio, and television actor. A leading man during Hollywood's silent film era, Rawlinson transitioned to character roles after the advent of sound films.

Rawlinson was born in New Brighton, Cheshire, England, UK on 15 November 1885. He was one of the four sons and three daughters of Robert Theodore Rawlinson (3 April 1859 – 19 December 1936) and his wife Emily (death: 13 December 1950). He sailed to America on the same ship as Charlie Chaplin to establish himself as a leading man in the silent movies before making the transition as a character actor in the "talkies".

Rawlinson married Roberta Arnold in 1917. They divorced in 1923 in which he had cited desertion. He married Loraine Abigail Long in 1924 and divorced in 1927. Rawlinson was married to Josephine Norman until her death on 24 January 1951.

Rawlinson died of lung cancer in 1953.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 129

Birthday 1885-11-15

Day of Death 1953-07-12

Place of Birth New Brighton, Cheshire, England, UK

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • Herb

Acting TV ShowsMovies

1954 Jail Bait as Dr Boris Gregor
1952 Mr. & Mrs. North (1 episode)
1952 Adventures of Superman (1 episode)
1951 Gene Autry and the Mounties as Inspector Wingate
1950 Chain Gang as Senator Holden
1949 Fighting Man of the Plains as Lawyer
1949 Brimstone as Cottonwood Citizen
1948 Strange Gamble as John Murray
1948 Borrowed Trouble as Groves
1948 Superman as Graham
1948 Sinister Journey as Constable Reardon
1948 The Counterfeiters as Norman Talbot
1948 The Gallant Legion as Major Grant
1948 Silent Conflict as Yardman
1946 San Quentin as Dr. Stanton
1946 Accomplice as Vincent Springer
1944 Sheriff of Sundown as Governor Brainerd
1944 Marshal of Reno as Editor John Palmer
1944 Forty Thieves as Buck Peters
1944 Lumberjack as Buck Peters
1944 Shake Hands with Murder as John Clark
1944 Nabonga as T.F. Stockwell
1944 Marshal of Gunsmoke as Sam Garret
1943 The Woman of the Town as Doc Sears
1943 Riders of the Deadline as Captain Jennings
1943 Old Acquaintance as Red Cross Chairman
1943 Where Are Your Children? as Brooks the Butler
1943 Colt Comrades as Varney
1943 King of the Cowboys as Businessman
1943 Days of Old Cheyenne as Governor Frank Shelby
1943 Two Weeks to Live as J. J. Stark Sr.
1943 Reveille with Beverly as Announcer
1943 Cosmo Jones, Crime Smasher as Mr. James J. Blake
1942 Lost Canyon as Tom Clark
1942 Silver Queen as Judge
1942 War Dogs as David J. Titus
1942 Foreign Agent as Stevens
1942 Sons of the Pioneers as Townsman
1942 Perils of the Royal Mounted as Richard Winton
1942 Hello, Annapolis as Capt. Dugan
1942 Tramp, Tramp, Tramp! as Ex-Soldier Commander
1942 Lady Gangster as Lewis Sinton
1942 The Panther's Claw as District Attorney Bill Dougherty
1942 Stagecoach Buckaroo as Bill Kincaid
1942 Broadway Big Shot as District Attorney
1942 Don Winslow of the Navy as Admiral Warburton [Ch. 1]
1941 Riot Squad as Police Chief
1941 Arizona Cyclone as George Randolph
1941 King of the Texas Rangers as Col. Lee Avery
1941 Bad Man of Deadwood as Judge Gary
1941 Gentleman from Dixie as Prison Warden
1941 Adventure in Washington as Sen. Jenkins
1941 Sheriff of Tombstone as Dodge City Marshal
1941 Strange Alibi as King Carney
1941 Flying Wild as Mr. Reynolds
1940 Seven Sinners as First Mate
1940 King of the Royal Mounted as Ross King
1940 Cross-Country Romance as Ship's Capt. Brawley
1940 Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe as Dr. Frohmann
1940 Free, Blonde and 21 as John Crane
1940 Framed as Walter Billings
1940 Five Little Peppers at Home as Mr. Decker
1940 Swiss Family Robinson as Captain
1939 Swanee River as Army Officer
1939 Days of Jesse James as Bank Association Official
1939 Naughty But Nice as Hardwick's Attorney
1939 Dark Victory as Dr. Carter
1939 Sudden Money
1939 Secret Service of the Air as Adm. A.C. Schuyler
1939 Blackwell's Island as Dave Reynolds
1938 Torchy Gets Her Man as Tom Brennan
1938 Hard to Get as Mr. Jones
1938 Secrets of an Actress as Harrison
1938 Under the Big Top as Herman
1938 Women Are Like That as Avery Flickner
1938 Over The Wall as Prosecutor
1938 Hawaii Calls as Mr. Harlow
1938 The Kid Comes Back as Mr. D. Redman
1937 Over the Goal as Stanley Short
1937 Love Is on the Air as Mr. George Copelin
1937 Back in Circulation as District Attorney Saunders
1937 That Certain Woman as Dr. Hartman
1937 Make a Wish as Dr. Stevens
1937 SOS Coast Guard as Cmdr. Boyle
1937 The Go-Getter as Lester
1937 Midnight Court as District Attorney Larson
1937 Blake of Scotland Yard as Sir James Blake
1937 God's Country and the Woman as Doyle
1936 Mysterious Crossing as District Attorney Henry R. Charters
1936 Robinson Crusoe of Clipper Island as Grant Jackson
1936 Hollywood Boulevard as Manager of Grauman's
1936 Ticket to Paradise as Fred Townsend
1936 Bullets or Ballots as Mr. Caldwell
1936 Hitch Hike To Heaven as Melville Delaney
1936 Dancing Feet as Oliver Groves
1935 Show Them No Mercy! as Kurt Hansen
1935 Convention Girl as Ward Hollister
1935 Confidential as J.W. Keaton
1935 Men Without Names as Crawford
1935 The People's Enemy as Philip Francis Duke Ware
1934 Enlighten Thy Daughter as Dr. Richard Stevens
1933 Moonlight and Pretzels as Sport Powell
1927 The Bugle Call as Capt. Randolph
1927 Slipping Wives as Husband
1926 Her Sacrifice as James Romaine
1926 The Belle of Broadway as Paul Merlin
1925 The Man in Blue as Officer Tom Conlin
1925 The Prairie Wife
1924 The Tomboy as Aldon Farwell
1924 The Dancing Cheat
1923 The Victor as Cecil Fitzhugh Waring
1921 The Millionaire
1921 Charge It as Philip Lawrence
1920 Passers-By
1919 The Carter Case
1918 The Turn of the Wheel as Maxfield Grey
1918 Back to the Woods
1918 Brace Up
1917 The Man Trap
1917 Flirting with Death
1916 The Eagle's Wings
1916 Little Eve Edgarton
1915 The Black Box
1914 Damon and Pythias
1914 Martin Eden as Arthur Morse
1914 The Spy
1914 One of the Bravest as Larry Duffy
1911 The Maid at the Helm as Shaw - Second Mate of the Dakota
1911 The Blacksmith's Love as Mace Brewer

By signing up for an account on TMDb, you can post directly to Twitter and Facebook.

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.

Global

s focus the search bar
p open profile menu
esc close an open window
? open keyboard shortcut window

On media pages

b go back (or to parent when applicable)
e go to edit page

On TV season pages

(right arrow) go to next season
(left arrow) go to previous season

On TV episode pages

(right arrow) go to next episode
(left arrow) go to previous episode

On all image pages

a open add image window

On all edit pages

t open translation selector
ctrl+ s submit form

On discussion pages

n create new discussion
w toggle watching status
p toggle public/private
c toggle close/open
a open activity
r reply to discussion
l go to last reply
ctrl+ enter submit your message
(right arrow) next page
(left arrow) previous page