Acteur né le 23 février 1887 (décédé à 88 ans)
Cyril Delevanti, sometimes credited as Syril Delevanti, was an English-born character actor with a long career in American films.
Delevanti was born in London, as Harry Cyril Delevanti, the son of an Anglo-Italian music professor, Edward Prospero Richard Delevanti and Mary Elizabeth Rowbotham. He married Eva Kitty Peel; they had three children, Kitty, Cyril in Los Angeles, and Harry.
His first film appearance was in Devotion. In 1938, he appeared in Red Barry for director Ford Beebe, who would become his son-in-law. From the 1940s, he appeared in countless small roles, frequently uncredited, in films such as Phantom of the Opera, Confidential Agent, Deception, Monsieur Verdoux, Forever Amber, David and Bathsheba, Limelight, Les Girls.
In 1958, Delevanti was cast as the printer Lucius Coin in all twenty-six episodes of the NBC western television series, Jefferson Drum, starring Jeff Richards.
Delevanti made guest-starring appearances on Dennis the Menace, The Fugitive, Gunsmoke, Have Gun, Will Travel, Bourbon Street Beat, The Virginian, Daniel Boone, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, Mission: Impossible, Perry Mason, The Untouchables, Science Fiction Theater, Adventures of Superman, The Twilight Zone, Dundee and the Culhane, and Dragnet.