Ian Hunter (actor)

Ian Hunter was an English character actor.

Ian Hunter was born in the Kenilworth area of Cape Town, South Africa where he spent his childhood. In his teen years he and his parents returned to the family in England to live. Sometime between that arrival and the early years of World War I, Hunter began exploring acting. But in 1917 and being only he joined the army to serve in France for the remainder of the first world war. Within two years he did indeed make his stageacting debut. Hunter would never forget that the stage was the thing, when the lure of movie making called he would always return to the stage throughout his career. With a jovial face perpetually on the verge of smiling and a friendly and mildly English accent, Hunter had good guy lead written all over him. He decided to work in British silent films taking a part in Not for Sale for British director W.P. Kellino.

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