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These days, Denny isn't much remembered, mostly because when he came to Hollywood, he was often typecast as the FunnyForeigner, quirky British ComicRelief. Ironically, he was in a lot of films that are celebrated today as classics, but he was always in the supporting cast and overshadowed by legendary actors. This didn't stop Hollywood tabloids in the 1930s giving him a reputation of being a British hunk, however, once describing him as a tanned, handsomely-[[HeroicDimples dimpled]] man that had the body of a Greek god with bulging muscles as strong as steel springs -- a compliment that not even the most popular Hollywood men could boast about getting.

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These days, Denny isn't much remembered, mostly because when he came to Hollywood, he was often typecast as the FunnyForeigner, quirky British ComicRelief. Ironically, he was in a lot of films that are celebrated today as classics, but he was always in the supporting cast and overshadowed by legendary actors. This didn't stop Hollywood tabloids in the 1930s giving him a reputation of being a British hunk, however, once describing him as a tanned, handsomely-[[HeroicDimples dimpled]] handsomely-dimpled man that had the body of a Greek god with bulging muscles as strong as steel springs -- a compliment that not even the most popular Hollywood men could boast about getting.


These days, Denny isn't much remembered, mostly because when he came to Hollywood, he was often typecast as the FunnyForeigner, quirky British ComicRelief. Ironically, he was in a lot of films that are celebrated today as classics, but he was always in the supporting cast and overshadowed by legendary actors. This didn't stop Hollywood tabloids in the 1930s giving him a reputation of being a British hunk, however, once describing him as a tanned, handsomely-dimpled man that had the body of a Greek god with bulging muscles as strong as steel springs -- a compliment that not even the most popular Hollywood men could boast about getting.

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These days, Denny isn't much remembered, mostly because when he came to Hollywood, he was often typecast as the FunnyForeigner, quirky British ComicRelief. Ironically, he was in a lot of films that are celebrated today as classics, but he was always in the supporting cast and overshadowed by legendary actors. This didn't stop Hollywood tabloids in the 1930s giving him a reputation of being a British hunk, however, once describing him as a tanned, handsomely-dimpled handsomely-[[HeroicDimples dimpled]] man that had the body of a Greek god with bulging muscles as strong as steel springs -- a compliment that not even the most popular Hollywood men could boast about getting.


These days, Denny isn't much remembered, mostly because when he came to Hollywood, he was often typecast as the FunnyForeigner, quirky British ComicRelief. Ironically, he was in a lot of films that are celebrated today as classics, but he was always in the supporting cast and overshadowed by legendary actors. This didn't stop Hollywood tabloids in the 1930s giving him a reputation of being a British hunk, however, once describing him as a tanned, handsomely-dimpled man that had the body of a Greek god with muscles like steel springs -- a compliment that not even the most popular Hollywood men could boast about getting.

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These days, Denny isn't much remembered, mostly because when he came to Hollywood, he was often typecast as the FunnyForeigner, quirky British ComicRelief. Ironically, he was in a lot of films that are celebrated today as classics, but he was always in the supporting cast and overshadowed by legendary actors. This didn't stop Hollywood tabloids in the 1930s giving him a reputation of being a British hunk, however, once describing him as a tanned, handsomely-dimpled man that had the body of a Greek god with bulging muscles like as strong as steel springs -- a compliment that not even the most popular Hollywood men could boast about getting.


* ''Film/AnnaKarenina'' (1935)

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* ''Film/AnnaKarenina'' ''Film/{{Anna Karenina|1935}}'' (1935)


These days, Denny isn't much remembered, mostly because when he came to Hollywood, he was often typecast as the FunnyForeigner, quirky British guy. Ironically, he was in a lot of films that are celebrated today as classics, but he was always in the supporting cast and overshadowed by legendary actors. This didn't stop Hollywood tabloids in the 1930s giving him a reputation of being a British hunk, however, once being described as a tanned, handsomely-dimpled man that had the body of a Greek god with muscles like steel springs -- a compliment that not even the most popular Hollywood men could boast about getting.

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These days, Denny isn't much remembered, mostly because when he came to Hollywood, he was often typecast as the FunnyForeigner, quirky British guy.ComicRelief. Ironically, he was in a lot of films that are celebrated today as classics, but he was always in the supporting cast and overshadowed by legendary actors. This didn't stop Hollywood tabloids in the 1930s giving him a reputation of being a British hunk, however, once being described describing him as a tanned, handsomely-dimpled man that had the body of a Greek god with muscles like steel springs -- a compliment that not even the most popular Hollywood men could boast about getting.

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Reginald Denny, born as Reginald Leigh Dugmore, (20 November 1891 16 June 1967) was an English actor who appeared in Hollywood films from UsefulNotes/ThePreCodeEra and UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfHollywood.

These days, Denny isn't much remembered, mostly because when he came to Hollywood, he was often typecast as the FunnyForeigner, quirky British guy. Ironically, he was in a lot of films that are celebrated today as classics, but he was always in the supporting cast and overshadowed by legendary actors. This didn't stop Hollywood tabloids in the 1930s giving him a reputation of being a British hunk, however, once being described as a tanned, handsomely-dimpled man that had the body of a Greek god with muscles like steel springs -- a compliment that not even the most popular Hollywood men could boast about getting.

He was a sort of RenaissanceMan throughout his life: not only did he act, but he was also once the best amateur boxer in the UK, sang as a teen in an opera company that toured India, and had a huge interest in planes, even purchasing a very successful plane company called Radioplane to create the first ever drones. Creator/MarilynMonroe apparently worked at said company when she was discovered by UsefulNotes/RonaldReagan's photographer, who brought her into fashion modelling.

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!!Selected filmography
* ''Literature/OfHumanBondage'' (1934)
* ''Film/AnnaKarenina'' (1935)
* ''Film/{{Rebecca}}'' (1940)
* ''Film/TheSecretLifeOfWalterMitty'' (1947)
* ''Film/MrBlandingsBuildsHisDreamHouse'' (1948)
* ''Film/AbbottAndCostelloMeetDrJekyllAndMrHyde'' (1953)
* ''Film/AroundTheWorldInEightyDays1956''
* ''Film/BatmanTheMovie'' (1966)
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