David Manners

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Birthday
30, 1901
Birthplace
Halifax, Canada
DEATH DATE
Dec 23, 1998 (97)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
30, 1901
Birthplace
Halifax, Canada
DEATH DATE
Dec 23, 1998 (97)

About

Actor who earned worldwide prominence as John Harker in the 1931 classic horror film Dracula. He subsequently starred in the 1932 horror film The Mummy.

Before Fame

He began studying forestry at the University of Toronto before turning to drama. He was later discovered at a Hollywood party in 1927 by famed director James Whale.

Trivia

He starred in the 1931 ensemble film The Last Flight about WWI's Lost Generation. He had his debut novel published in 1941 called Convenient Season.

Family Life

He was married to his wife Suzanne between 1929-1931.

Associated With

He starred alongside many prominent vintage Hollywood stars throughout his career, including John BarrymoreKatharine Hepburn, and Billie Burke.