C. Aubrey Smith blue plaque in Hove

1863-1948. Sir C. Aubrey Smith, captain of Sussex and England, actor and film star lived here.

Sir Charles Aubrey Smith CBE (21 July 1863 – 20 December 1948), known to film-goers as C. Aubrey Smith, was an England Test cricketer who became a stage and film actor, acquiring a niche as the officer-and-gentleman type, such as in the first sound version of The Prisoner of Zenda (1937). In Hollywood, he organised English actors into a cricket team, playing formal matches that much intrigued local spectators.

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