From author's collection of Liverpool autographs

DYALL, Franklin Poole  [1870-1950]

Franklin Dyall was an actor who appeared in 26 films between 1916 and 1948 including The Private Lives of Henry VIII (1933) in which he played Thomas Cromwell, and Fire Over England (1937). His father, Charles Dyall, had been Secretary of the Lyceum and was the first curator of the Walker Art Gallery. His son, Valentine Dyall, was also an actor who was known for many years as "The Man in Black", the narrator of the   BBC Radio horror series Appointment With Fear.  Franklin Dyall was married to the actress Mary Merrall, who was also born in Liverpool. Dyall lived at 100 Aubrey Street in Everton and 17 Smithdown Road, Wavertree both of which have been demolished.  Dyall attended the Liverpool Institute school.

100 Aubrey Street L6

Aubrey Street has disappeared in the redevelopment of the area but this view from the 1960's illustrates the type of house in which the Dyall family lived


Some information can be found in the likes of  Wikipedia and IMDb but I am unaware of any more extensive biographical sources.