Claude Rains

British-American actor

William Claude Rains (10 November 1889 – 30 May 1967) was a British-American actor. He played Dr. Jack Griffin in The Invisible Man (1933). He also starred in The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938), Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939), The Wolf Man (1941), Casablanca and Kings Row (both 1942), Notorious (1946) and Lawrence of Arabia (1962).[1]

Claude Rains
Claude Rains in Now Voyager trailer.jpg
Rains in the trailer for Now, Voyager (1942)
Born
William Claude Rains

(1889-11-10)10 November 1889
Clapham, London, England
Died30 May 1967(1967-05-30) (aged 77)
Cause of deathGastrointestinal bleeding
Alma materRoyal Academy of Dramatic Art
OccupationActor
Years active1900–1965
Spouse(s)
Isabel Jeans
(m. 1913; div. 1915)

Marie Hemingway
(m. 1920; div. 1920)

Beatriz Thomas
(m. 1924; div. 1935)

Frances Propper
(m. 1935; div. 1956)

Agi Jambor
(m. 1959; div. 1960)

Rosemary Clark Schrode
(m. 1960; died 1964)
Children1
Parent(s)Fred Rains
Emily (Cox) Rains

ReferencesEdit

  1. Erickson, Hal. "Claude Rains". The New York Times/All-Movie Guide. Retrieved 30 December 2015.