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Actor, Robert Newton, was born on Jun 1, 1905 in Shaftesbury, Dorset. Newton died at the age of 50 on Mar 25, 1956 in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles and was laid to rest in Westwood Memorial Park Cemetery in Los Angeles, CA.

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On 2002, Newton received the Disney Legends Award for living up to the Disney principals of imagination, skill, discipline, craftsmanship and magic.

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Treasure Island (1950) with and Bobby Driscoll

By Greg Orypeck on Jul 16, 2015 From Classic Film Freak

Share This!?Aargh, matey!? Them that dies will be the lucky ones!??? Long John Silver () in one of his less endearing moments Laurence Olivier?? Spencer Tracy?? Anthony Hopkins?? Who?s the greatest film actor, you think?? Marlon Brando?? Robert De Niro?? Humphrey Bogart?? Add your own c... Read full article


Treasure Island (1950) with and Bobby Driscoll

By Greg Orypeck on Jul 16, 2015 From Classic Film Freak

Share This!?Aargh, matey!? Them that dies will be the lucky ones!??? Long John Silver () in one of his less endearing moments Laurence Olivier?? Spencer Tracy?? Anthony Hopkins?? Who?s the greatest film actor, you think?? Marlon Brando?? Robert De Niro?? Humphrey Bogart?? Add your own c... Read full article


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Robert Newton Quotes:

Flashman: [To Ned] You lying blackguard!
Dr. Arnold: Silent.
Flashman: [flustered] ...but...this man has a private grudge against me sir..!
Dr. Arnold: Silent, I say!


Long John Silver: Oh, for ten toes!


Long John Silver: Sometimes them what quotes the Bible has less Bible in their hearts than them what don't.


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Some sources give his cause of death as a stroke.

Was assistant stage manager and painting scenery at the Birmingham Repertory Company as a teenager. He made his debut there in a production of "Captain Brassbound's Conversion" (1920). Became a stage star when Noel Coward cast him in the popular musical revue "Bitter Sweet" which ran for over a year at Her Majesty's Theatre. Later Coward had Newton take over from Laurence Olivier in his classic play "Private Lives" in New York.

Often credited with originating the style of speech generally equated with pirates. After his spectacular turn as Long John Silver in the Disney version of Treasure Island (1950), actors playing pirates in film, radio, television, and theatre, all tended to use (and still use) the same pseudo-Cornish accent Newton came up with.

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