George K. Arthur
China Bound lobby card.jpg
Lobby card for China Bound (1929)
Born(1899-01-27)27 January 1899
Aberdeen, Scotland
Died30 May 1985(1985-05-30) (aged 86)
New York City, US
Years active1919-1958

George K. Arthur (27 January 1899 – 30 May 1985) was an English actor and producer. He appeared in more than 50 films between 1919 and 1935. After retiring as an actor, he became a producer and distributor of short films.[1] He won an Academy Award for Best Short Film in 1956 for the film The Bespoke Overcoat.[2]

He was born in Aberdeen, Scotland,[3] and died in New York City. Some of his early success was in the late 1920s when partnered with Karl Dane as part of a comedic duo called 'Dane & Arthur'.

Selected filmography


  1. ^ Thompson, Howard (19 January 1958). "ARTHUR'S NEW ART; Former Actor Triumphs In Short Film Field". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 25 January 2020.
  2. ^ "The 29th Academy Awards (1957) Nominees and Winners". Archived from the original on 6 July 2011. Retrieved 21 August 2011.
  3. ^ "The Modern Screen Directory (Players)". The Modern Screen Magazine. 1 (1): 6. November 1930. Retrieved 11 January 2022.