TOD SLAUGHTER BIOGRAPHY & FILMOGRAPHY:
Tod Slaughter was born on March 19th, 1885 in Newcastle-upon-Tyne in England with the birth name Norman Carter Slaughter and was the oldest of twelve siblings. He first became involved in the entertainment industry in 1905 when he began working as a stage performer on a number of melodramas which he would tour around England playing the villain character.
He then took a brief break from acting to join the Royal Flying Corps during World War I but as soon as he completed his service he returned to performing. Tod would work as a stage performer for fifteen years before getting involved in the film industry. His first film role was in, "The Murder in the Red Barn" (1935) and "The Crimes of Stephen Hawker" (1936). He did a number of other film roles and not all were melodrama roles such as, "The Song of the Road" (1937), "Darby and Joan" (1937), "Sexton Blake and the Hooded Terror" (1938), "Crimes at the Dark House" (1940) and he also worked on the television series, "Inspector Morley".
Slaughter married only once to Jenny Lynn in 1912 but they never had any children and it is unknown how long the marriage actually lasted. On February 19th, 1956 he passed away in Derby England from coronary thrombosis at the age of seventy.
1956 Lilli Palmer Theatre
1954 Puzzle Corner No. 14
1952 A Ghost for Sale
1952 Murder at the Grange
1952 Murder at Scotland Yard
1952 King of the Underworld
1950 Spring-Heeled Jack
1948 Horror Maniacs
1946 Strangler's Morgue
1945 Bothered by a Beard
1940 Crimes at the Dark House
1939 The Face at the Window
1938 Sexton Blake and the Hooded Terror
1937 The Ticket of Leave Man
1937 The Song of the Road
1937 It's Never Too Late to Mend
1937 Darby and Joan
1936 The Crimes of Stephen Hawke
1936 The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
1935 Maria Marten, or The Murder in the Red Barn