HANRAY, LAWRENCE (1874–1947), British actor. Born in London, Hanray directed the Liverpool Repertory Company from 1913 and took the company to London. In 1920 he joined Everyman Theater, Hampstead, and played in the original production of Loyalities, 1922, and later revivals of this and other Galsworthy plays. He also acted in Chekhov, Ibsen, and Euripides and did a season in New York, 1927–28. From 1932 until his death he appeared in supporting roles in many British films, especially historical costume dramas produced by Sir Alexander *Korda such as The Private Life of Henry viii (1933) and Nicholas Nickleby (1946).