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Lupino began his career as an acrobat and made his stage debut in 1913 and first became known as a music hall performer and played in pantomimes at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane. In 1920 and 1921 he appeared in Wylie & Tate pantomimes at Sheffield and Cardiff with Daisy Burrell. Between the two world wars, Lupino wrote and performed in several shows, including Phi-Phi (1922) and From Dover Street to Dixie (1923) at the London Pavilion, and several at the Gaiety Theatre in London, including Love Lies (1929), Hold My Hand (1932), and Sporting Love (1934), which ran for 302 performances. He also wrote and starred in So this is Love (1929) at Drury Lane. He also performed extensively for BBC Radio. Later, he turned to screenwriting and films, although he also continued on stage in works like Lady Behave (1941). Lupino was a member of the celebrated theatrical Lupino family. His father was the actor George Lupino. He was the brother of actor Barry Lupino (1882–1962) and the father of Ida Lupino. Lupino wrote a short novel Crazy Days which was published by Herbert Jenkins Ltd in 1932 and his autobiography From the Stocks to the Stars: An Unconventional Autobiography which was published in 1934. He is buried in Lambeth Cemetery.