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Hawtrey, Charles [real name George Frederick Joffre Hartree]locked

(1914–1988)
  • Richard Dacre

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Hawtrey, Charles [real name George Frederick Joffre Hartree] (1914–1988), actor, was born at 217 Cromwell Road, Hounslow, Middlesex, on 30 November 1914, the second son of William John Hartree (1885–1952), motor car mechanic, and his wife, Alice, née Crow (1880–1965). He showed an interest in entertainment from an early age, organizing plays with local children in the family garden. As a child he appeared in two silent films, ...

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