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HENRY TRAVERS BIOGRAPHY & FILMOGRAPHY:
 
Henry Travers was born on March 5th, 1874 in Northumberland, England with the birth name Travers John Heagerty.  His career in acting began as a stage actor in England and in 1917 he relocated to the United States where he continued working as a stage actor appearing in a number of Broadway productions.  

By the mid 1930's he was appearing on such films as, "Reunion in Vienna" (1933) starring John Barrymore, May Robson, Una Merkel, Frank Morgan and Diana Wynyard, "Dodge City" (1939) starring Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Ann Sheridan, Frank McHugh, Victor Jory, John Litel, Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams, William Lundigan, Henry O'Neill, Douglas Fowley, Ward Bond, Gloria Holden, Alan Hale Sr. and Bruce Cabot, "High Sierra" (1941) starring Ida Lupino, Humphrey Bogart, Alan Curtis, Arthur Kennedy, Joan Leslie, Henry Hull, Jerome Cowan, Cornel Wilde, Barton MacLane, Elisabeth Risdon and Paul Harvey, "The Bells of St. Mary's" (1945) starring Bing Crosby, Ingrid Bergman, William Gargan, Ruth Donnelly and Rhys Williams and his most well known role, "The Yearling" (1946) starring alongside Gregory Peck, Jane Wyman, Claude Jarman, Jr., Chill Wills, Clem Bevans and Forrest Tucker, "It's a Wonderful Life" (1946) starring James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, Frank Faylen, Gloria Grahame, Frank Albertson, Ward Bond, Jimmy Hawkins, Beulah Bondi, Thomas Mitchell, Lillian Randolph, Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer, H. B. Warner, Sheldon Leonard and Stanley Andrews.  He also received an Oscar nomination for his role in, "Mrs. Miniver" (1942) starring Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon, Dame May Whitty, Reginald Owen, Henry Wilcoxon and Teresa Wright.
 
He retired from the industry in 1949 after appearing on, "The Girl from Jones Beach" with Ronald Reagan, Virginia Mayo, Eddie Bracken, Paul Harvey and Jerome Cowan and lived with his wife in California.     

Henry Travers twice throughout his lifetime, first briefly to Ann G. Murphy and when this marriage came to an end he wed Amy Forrest-Rhodes and they remained together until she passed away in 1954.  He did not remarry again and passed away on October 18th, 1965 in Hollywood, California after suffering from arteriosclerosis.  His remains are interred at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Glendale, California.  


Filmography

1949         The Girl from Jones Beach
1949         The Accused
1948         Beyond Glory
1947         The Flame
1946         It's a Wonderful Life
1946         The Yearling
1946         Gallant Journey
1945         The Bells of St. Mary's
1945         The Naughty Nineties
1945         Thrill of a Romance
1944         The Very Thought of You
1944         Dragon Seed
1944         None Shall Escape
1943         Madame Curie
1943         The Moon Is Down
1943         Shadow of a Doubt
1942         Random Harvest
1942         Pierre of the Plains
1942         Mrs. Miniver
1941         Ball of Fire
1941         I'll Wait for You
1941         The Bad Man
1941         A Girl, a Guy, and a Gob
1941         High Sierra
1940         Wyoming
1940         Anne of Windy Poplars
1940         Edison, the Man
1940         Primrose Path
1939         Remember?
1939         The Rains Came
1939         Stanley and Livingstone
1939         On Borrowed Time
1939         Dark Victory
1939         Dodge City
1939         You Can't Get Away with Murder
1938         The Sisters
1936         Too Many Parents
1935         Seven Keys to Baldpate
1935         Pursuit
1935         Escapade
1935         Four Hours to Kill!
1935         Captain Hurricane
1935         After Office Hours
1935         Maybe It's Love
1934         Ready for Love
1934         The Party's Over
1934         Born to Be Bad
1934         Death Takes a Holiday
1933         The Invisible Man
1933         My Weakness
1933         Another Language
1933         Reunion in Vienna





Matinee Classics - Dodge City starring Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Ann Sheridan, Bruce Cabot, Frank McHugh, Alan Hale, John Litel, Henry Travers, Henry O'Neill, Victor Jory, William Lundigan, Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams, Bobs Watson, Gloria Holden and Douglas
Matinee Classics - It's a Wonderful Life starring James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, Thomas Mitchell, Ward Bond, Henry Travers, Beulah Bondi, Frank Faylen, Frank Albertson and Gloria Grahame
Matinee Classics - Gallant Journey starring Glenn Ford, Janet Blair, Charlie Ruggles, Henry Travers, Jimmy Lloyd, Charles Kemper, Arthur Shields, Willard Robertson, Selena Royle and Robert DeHaven
Matinee Classics - None Shall Escape starring Marsha Hunt, Alexander Knox and Henry Travers
Matinee Classics - Shadow of a Doubt starring Teresa Wright, Joseph Cotten, Henry Travers, Patricia Collinge, Macdonald Carey, Wallace Ford and Hume Cronyn
Matinee Classics - Shadow of a Doubt starring Teresa Wright, Joseph Cotten, Henry Travers, Patricia Collinge, Macdonald Carey, Wallace Ford and Hume Cronyn
Matinee Classics - Shadow of a Doubt starring Teresa Wright, Joseph Cotten, Henry Travers, Patricia Collinge, Macdonald Carey, Wallace Ford and Hume Cronyn


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