Monday, April 17, 2017

Born Today April 17: Francis Chamier


British military man and  stage actor Francis Chamier was born on this date in Nellore, Madras, India into a military family.  Not a great deal is known about his life history.  What is known is that amateur to professional acting with a keen hobby.  He appeared in only one film in his lifetime.  Henry VIII (1911)  was produced by the British company Baker Motion Photography.  He assayed the role of Capucius.  He lived a long life, dying in the London outskirts of Forest Hill, Lewisham on the 14th of January in 1952 at the age of 89.  There are no details on his burial.

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