Allan Aynesworth

Allan Aynesworth (born Edward Abbot-Anderson, April 14, 1864 in Sandhurst, Berkshire; died August 22, 1959 in Surrey) was a British actor of the late Victorian era. He performed the role of Algernon Moncrieff in the premiere production of "The Importance of Being Earnest", later telling his biographer that "In my fifty-three years of acting, I never remember a greater triumph than [that] first night."


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He appeared in a number of films, including "The Iron Duke" (1934) with George Arliss, "Brewster's Millions" (1935) with Jack Buchanan and Lili Damita, "Young Man's Fancy" (1939) and "The Last Days of Dolwyn" (1949), his last picture, with Richard Burton, Emlyn Williams, and Edith Evans.

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