Robert Newton
The Old Cottage, Whitwell, Hertfordshire

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Name: Robert Newton
Category: Actor

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Robert Newton (1905-1956).British actor,best known for playing Long John Silver in Disney's classic 1950 live action film adaptation of Treasure Island,its spin-off sequel & tv series.He is credited for inventing the stereotypical pirate's exaggerated west country voice and mannerisms,forever since copied by hundreds of film,tv & theatrical actors.Other films,included Hatter's Castle,Major Barbara,This Happy Breed another famous pirate,Blackbeard the Pirate.

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Years of Residence: 1946 - Unknown
Source: Book: Who's in the Theatre 1946

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Actor famous for playing Long John Silver lived here.

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The Old Cottage

United Kingdom

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