(April 28, 1878 – November 15, 1954) was an American actor of stage, screen and radio as well as a film director. He won an Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance in A Free Soul (1931), and remains perhaps best known for the role of the villainous Mister Potter character in Frank Capra's 1946 film It's a Wonderful Life. He was a member of the theatrical Barrymore family.
08.02.2011 [Legacy.com] - Actors who've played Captain Nemo through the years include Lionel Barrymore, James Mason, Robert Ryan, José Ferrer, Michael Caine and Patrick Stewart. 20. Despite his books' success, Verne still suffered financial difficulties a decade into his career
20.02.2011 [Scottish Daily Record] - "The fact that her co-star was Lionel Barrymore, who founded the famous American film dynasty, says it all. "That her later life was blighted by drink and drugs makes her story all the more poignant, and she certainly deserves to be more widely known
11.02.2011 [Screen Junkies] - (1938) Classic joy ride starring Lionel Barrymore as Martin Vanderhof, the patriarch of an eccentric family of misfits, Jean Arthur as Alice Sycamore, James Stewart as Tony Kirby, and Spring Byington as Penny Sycamore. Vanderhof heads a family of
10.02.2011 [ABC.es] - Junto a Jennifer Jones destaca la gran interpretación de un Gregory Peck en su mejor momento y un excelente plantel de actores míticos de Hollywood en papeles más o menos extensos, que dan más potencia a la película: Joseph Cotten, Lionel Barrymore
10.02.2011 [Screen Junkies] - The all-star cast included Beulah Bondi as Mrs. Bailey, Lionel Barrymore as the mean old Henry F. Potter, Ward Bond as Bert, and Gloria Grahame as Violet Bick. “Miracle on 34th Street” (1947) Edmund Gwenn stars as Kris Kringle, the Macy's Santa Claus
23.02.2011 [BlogHer (blog)] - Frank Capra's 1938 Best Picture winner YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU stars Drew's Great Great Great (or something) Grandpa Lionel Barrymore, and was based on the Pulitzer prize winning play of the same name. Because I apparently loathe horses and love to
23.02.2011 [New Philadelphia Times Reporter] - follows at 10. This film adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart, focuses on the eccentric Sycamore family and stars James Stewart, Jean Arthur and Lionel Barrymore.
10.02.2011 [Vanity Fair] - She points to the wall—to signed photos of Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne, Robert Benchley, Clifton Webb, Noël Coward, Katharine Hepburn, Spencer Tracy, Lionel Barrymore, John Gielgud, and Truman Capote—and says with a sigh, “It's like all the talent
24.02.2011 ... Greta Garbo and John Barrymore are top-billed, but Joan Crawford and Lionel Barrymore steal the show; I'm No Angel (W 3/30/11 10:15 p.m.)- I adore Mae West, who plays a circus performer in this pre-code gem; also stars Cary Grant ...