H.B. Warner

D.O.B: Oct 26, 1875 |

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Henry Byron Warner was the definitive cinematic Jesus Christ in Cecil B. DeMilles The King of Kings (1927).

Biography

Henry Byron Warner was the definitive cinematic Jesus Christ in Cecil B. DeMilles The King of Kings (1927). He was born into a prominent theatrical family on October 26, 1875 in London. His father was Charles Warner, and his grandfather was James Warner, both prominent English actors. He replaced J.B. Warner as Jesus in The King of Kings (1927) when J.B. died of tuberculosis at age 29. (J.B. was not Henrys brother.