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Wyndham Standing Biography

  • Profession: Actor
  • Born: Aug 23, 1880
  • Died: Feb 1, 1963

In films from 1915 to 1948, British stage veteran Wyndham Standing's heyday was in the silent era. During this time, Standing appeared in stiff-collar, stuffed-shirt roles in films like [[Feature~V131015~The Dark Angel~thedarkangel]] and [[Feature~V51681~The Unchastened Woman~unchastenedwoman]] (both 1925). His early-talkie credits include the squadron leader in [[Feature~V22079~Hell's Angels~hellsangels]] (1931) and Captain Pyke in [[Feature~V47472~A Study in Scarlet~astudyinscarlet]] (1933). Thereafter, Standing showed up in such one-scene bits as King Oscar in [[Feature~V30677~Madame Curie~madamecurie]] (1943); he was also one of several silent-screen veterans appearing as U.S. senators in [[Performer~P84082~Capra~frankcapra]]'s [[Feature~V33698~Mr. Smith Goes to Washington~mrsmithgoestowashington]] (1939). Wyndham Standing was the brother of actors Sir Guy Standing and Herbert Standing. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

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