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Gene Gerrard

Gene Gerrard
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Born (1892-08-31)31 August 1892
Clapham, London, England
Died 1 June 1971(1971-06-01) (aged 78)
Sidmouth, Devon, England
Occupation Actor

Gene Gerrard (31 August 1892 – 1 June 1971) was an English film and stage actor, and occasional film director.[1] He starred in light musical comedies but returned to his stage career by the 1930s.[2]

He was born Eugene O'Sullivan and began as a cutter in his father's tailoring business in High Holborn in Central London. He became an assistant to Mozart and made his stage debut at the revue at the Alhambra, London in 1910 and his screen debut in 1912 for the Hepworth Company. He served in WWI.

He is billed as 'The "GENIE " of laughter' on the poster for The Wife's Family (1931).[3]






  1. ^ Born: 1890, LondonDied: 1971. "Gene Gerrard | BFI". Retrieved 2014-06-26. 
  2. ^ "Gene Gerrard". Retrieved 2014-06-26. 
  3. ^ "1931 My Wife's Family British Movie Herald". eBay. 2012-04-20. Retrieved 2014-06-26. 
  • Film Star Who's Who on the Screen 1938.

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