Kenneth More CBE
(1914-1982)

Died aged 67

Kenneth Gilbert More, CBE (20 September 1914 – 12 July 1982) was an English film and stage actor. Raised to stardom by the veteran car based film-comedy Genevieve (1953), he appeared in many roles as a carefree, happy-go-lucky gent. His biggest hits from this period include Raising a Riot (1955), Reach for the Sky (1956), and The Admirable Crichton (1958). He starred in Doctor in the House (1954), the first of the popular Doctor film series. Although his career declined in the early 1960s, two of his own favourite films date from this time – The Comedy Man (1964) and The Greengage Summer (1961) with Susannah York, "one of the happiest films on which I have ever worked." He also enjoyed a revival in the much-acclaimed TV adaptation of The Forsyte Saga (1967) and the Father Brown series.

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Commemorated on 2 plaques

Kenneth More CBE 1914-1982 actor lived and died here

27 Rumbold Road, Fulham, SW6, London, United Kingdom where he lived and died (1982)

Centenary Of Cinema 1996 #079

Robert Donat and Kenneth More appeared in The 39 Steps filmed here [full inscription unknown]

North Queensferry, Edinburgh, United Kingdom where he filmed