Herbert Marshall

Herbert Marshall

Although a single leg amputee, he had mastered this minor inconvenience so well that, in "The Letter" opposite Bette Davis, they included a scene in which he raced up a long curved staircase taking the steps two at a time.

Brother-in-law of Joan Mallory.

Ex-father-in-law of Mel Bourne.

Father of Sarah Marshall.

Grandfather of Timothy M. Bourne.

Herbert Marshall had one wooden leg, the right, which was kept a secret to the public for most of his career. He lost his leg in action during WWI.

Portrayed British intelligence agent Ken Thurston on CBS (1944-1948) and NBC Radio's (1950-1952) "The Man Called X."