High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Robert Newton (1 June
1905 - 25 March 1956) was a noted English stage and film actor.
Along with Errol Flynn, Newton was one of the most popular actors
among the male juvenile audience of the 1940s and early 1950s,
especially British boys. He was cited as a role model by actor Tony
Hancock and drummer Keith Moon.Newton was born in Shaftesbury,
Dorset, England, a son of the landscape painter, Algernon Newton,
R.A. He was educated in Lamorna near Penzance in Cornwall, and
later St Bartholomew's School in Newbury, Berkshire. His acting
career began at the age of 16 at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre
in 1921 and was soon followed by performing in many plays in the
West End of London. Amongst these were Bitter Sweet by Noel Coward,
Horatio to Laurence Olivier's Hamlet at the Old Vic theatre, and
Private Lives on Broadway. From 1932 -1934 he was the actor manager
of the Shilling Theatre in Fulham, London.
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