Rains, (William) Claude
- Philip Kemp
Rains, (William) Claude (1889–1967), actor, was born on 10 November 1889 at 26 Tregothnan Road in Clapham, London, the son of Frederick William Rains and his wife, Emily Eliza Cox. The family was not well off; he was one of a dozen siblings, nine of whom died in infancy. ...