William Claude Rains was an English stage and film actor whose career spanned 46 years. (The Invisible Man,  Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, Lawrence of Arabia, Casablanca) 1989-1967

William Claude Rains was an English stage and film actor whose career spanned 46 years. (The Invisible Man, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, Lawrence of Arabia, Casablanca) 1989-1967

Claude Rains (1889-1967) Captain, London Scottish Regiment, WW I. He served with fellow actors Basil Rathbone, Ronald Colman and Herbert Marshall. Rains was involved in a gas attack that left him nearly blind in one eye for the rest of his life. However, the war did aid his social advancement as he rose from the rank of Private to Captain. He became a U.S. citizen in 1939. He was in 58 feature films.

Claude Rains (1889-1967) Captain, London Scottish Regiment, WW I. He served with fellow actors Basil Rathbone, Ronald Colman and Herbert Marshall. Rains was involved in a gas attack that left him nearly blind in one eye for the rest of his life. However, the war did aid his social advancement as he rose from the rank of Private to Captain. He became a U.S. citizen in 1939. He was in 58 feature films.

Claude Rains, if you please. So snarky, so funny in CASABLANCA (’42). We’ll show the film during Summer Under the Stars in August, and you can spend time with Rains then.

Claude Rains, if you please. So snarky, so funny in CASABLANCA (’42). We’ll show the film during Summer Under the Stars in August, and you can spend time with Rains then.

Claude Rains (1889 - 1967) best known for The Invisible Man (1933), The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939), The Wolf Man (1941), Casablanca (1942), Lawrence of Arabia (1962).

Claude Rains (1889 - 1967) best known for The Invisible Man (1933), The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939), The Wolf Man (1941), Casablanca (1942), Lawrence of Arabia (1962).

Job Skeffington (Claude Rains): "A woman is beautiful when she's loved, and only then." // Fanny Trellis Skeffington (Bette Davis): "Nonsense. A woman is beautiful when she has eight hours' sleep and goes to the beauty parlor every day. And bone structure has a lot to do with it, too." -- from Mr. Skeffington (1944) directed by Vincent Sherman

Job Skeffington (Claude Rains): "A woman is beautiful when she's loved, and only then." // Fanny Trellis Skeffington (Bette Davis): "Nonsense. A woman is beautiful when she has eight hours' sleep and goes to the beauty parlor every day. And bone structure has a lot to do with it, too." -- from Mr. Skeffington (1944) directed by Vincent Sherman

Claude Rains -Born William Claude Rains. One of my all time favorite character actors.(11/19/1889-05/30/1967) died of an internal hemorrage.

Claude Rains -Born William Claude Rains. One of my all time favorite character actors.(11/19/1889-05/30/1967) died of an internal hemorrage.

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