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Also Known As: Died: November 5, 1972
Born: August 5, 1887 Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: Wheathampstead, England, GB Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971) as Gen. Teagler
An apprentice witch and three war orphans try to prevent the Nazi invasion of England.
Rosie (1967) as Patrick
Rosie is a sweet, rich and generous woman, especially when is comes to giving money. Daughters, Mildred and Edith, are worried that she will spend all their inheritance, so they plan to have Rosie put away in a home and have her legally declared insane. When Daphne,(Rosie's devoted and caring grand-daughter), over hears their plan, she vows to help her grandmother win.
Voice of the Hurricane (1964) as Nigel Charter
Mary Poppins (1964) as Admiral Boom
Two banker's children lose their nanny due to her frustration with them. A change in the wind blows in an assertive nanny who matches the qualifications of the children and not the father. As she helps them magically explore the world around them the father grows increasingly disapproving of her methods, and must eventually deal with his own distance from his children.
The Thrill of It All (1963) as Old Tom Fraleigh
A doctor tries to cope with his wife's newfound stardom as an advertising pitch woman.
Tammy and the Doctor (1963) as Jason Tripp
Five Weeks in a Balloon (1962) as Consul
Professor Fergusson plans to make aviation history by making his way across Africa by balloon. He plans to claim uncharted territories in West Africa as proof of his inventions worth.
Darby's Rangers (1958) as Sir Arthur Hollister
An Army Major leads his men behind enemy lines during World War II.
Red Garters (1954) as Judge Wallace Winthrop
A musical about a man, Jason Carberry, who rides into a frontier town looking for his brother's killer, but is surprised to find everyone in the town is celebrating his kin's death and, for that matter, gunplay in general. He eventually discovers the murderer and each man swears to shoot down the other in a gunfight. However, their girlfriends team up to put an end to the bloodshed.
The Great Diamond Robbery (1954) as Bainbridge Gibbons
A diamond cutter unwittingly helps a jewel thief.
Grounds for Marriage (1951) as Mr. [Delly] Delacorte
An opera singer and her ex-husband find that their romance refuses to die with their marriage.
Kim (1951) as Father Victor
Rudyard Kipling''''s classic tale of an orphaned boy who helps the British Army against Indian rebels.
The Miniver Story (1950) as Mr. Foley
A brave family comes together in the face of post-war problems.
Challenge to Lassie (1949) as Sergeant Davie
A faithful dog changes the lives of all who know her after her master dies.
The Secret Garden (1949) as Ben Weatherstaff
An orphaned girl changes the lives of those she encounters at a remote estate.
The Three Musketeers (1948) as Treville
Athletic adaptation of Alexandre Dumas' classic adventure about the king's musketeers and their mission to protect France.
Julia Misbehaves (1948) as Benjamin ["Benji"] Hawkins
A showgirl returns to her stuffy estranged husband when their daughter gets engaged.
The Pirate (1948) as The Advocate
An actor poses as a notorious pirate to court a romantic Caribbean girl.
Hills of Home (1948) as Hopps
Lassie helps a Scottish doctor deal with his patients' problems.
If Winter Comes (1948) as Mr. Fortune
Scandal results when a well-meaning man takes in a pregnant girl.
Green Dolphin Street (1947) as Captain O'Hara
In 19th-century New Zealand, two sisters compete for the same man against a backdrop of political unrest and natural disaster.
Bob, Son of Battle (1947) as James Moore
The Imperfect Lady (1947) as Mr. Hopkins
The Diary of a Chambermaid (1946) as Monsieur Lanlaire
An ambitious chambermaid hopes to seduce a rich husband.
Cluny Brown (1946) as Sir Henry Carmel
A servant girl's passion for plumbing shocks London society.
Kitty (1946) as Duke of Malmunster
A penniless British lord passes a street urchin off as a lady to sell her to a rich husband.
Monsieur Beaucaire (1946) as King Louis XV
Beaucaire is a barber for the Royal French court who becomes a real "royal pain" for the king. As a result he is sent to the guillotine - however he is saved by the Duc de Chandre, who rescues and transports him to the Spanish court. While there Beaucaire poses as a noblesman. The only problem is, he gets into even more trouble.
The Sailor Takes a Wife (1946) as Mr. Amboy
A sailor gets more than he bargained for from a quickie marriage.
Captain Kidd (1945) as Cary Shadwell
An infamous pirate tries to double cross the King of England.
National Velvet (1945) as Farmer Ede
A British farm girl fights to train a difficult horse for the Grand National Steeplechase.
The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945) as Lord George Farmour
A man remains young and handsome while his portrait shows the ravages of age and sin.
She Went to the Races (1945) as Dr. Pembroke
A pretty scientist with a system for horse-race betting falls in love with a trainer.
The Valley of Decision (1945) as McCready
An Irish housemaid''''s romance with the boss''''s son is complicated by labor disputes in the Pittsburgh mills.
The Canterville Ghost (1944) as Lord Canterville
A ghost who died a coward tries to inspire U.S. GIs to become heroes.
Madame Curie (1944) as Dr. Becquerel
The famed female scientist fights to keep her marriage together while conducting early experiments with radioactivity.
Forever and a Day (1943) as Simpson
During World War II an American travels to Britain to sell an old house near London that belongs to his family. But he mets Susan Trimble who lives in the house and who is strictly against the sale. While they spend the night in an air-raid shelter she tells him the story of the building from it's construction in 1804 until present day.
Above Suspicion (1943) as Dr. Mespelbrunn
A honeymooning couple are asked to spy on the Nazis in pre-war Europe.
Salute to the Marines (1943) as Mr. Caspar
A retired Marine gets caught in the middle of the Philippines campaign.
Assignment in Brittany (1943) as Colonel Trane
A French Resistance fighter discovers he''s a dead ringer for a Nazi official.
Crossroads (1942) as Concierge
A French diplomat who's recovered from amnesia is blackmailed over crimes he can't remember.
Three Hearts for Julia (1942) as John Girard
When his wife threatens him with divorce, a reporter courts her again.
Random Harvest (1942) as "Biffer"
A woman''s happiness is threatened when she discovers her husband has been suffering from amnesia.
We Were Dancing (1942) as Major Tyler-Blane
A Polish princess gives up society for the love of a gigolo.
Reunion in France (1942) as Schultz [assumed name of Pinkum]
A Frenchwoman tries to help a downed U.S. flyer escape the Nazis.
White Cargo (1942) as Skipper
A sultry native woman ignites the passions of workers on an African plantation.
Cairo (1942) as Philo Cobson
A war correspondent in Egypt thinks a screen star on tour is a spy.
Mrs. Miniver (1942) as Foley
A British family struggles to survive the first days of World War II.
I Married an Angel (1942) as "Whiskers" [Herman Rothbart]
A playboy drops his many girlfriends when he falls in love with a grounded angel.
Somewhere I'll Find You (1942) as Willie Manning
Brothers feud over a girl they both fall for while covering World War II.
Pierre of the Plains (1942) as Noah Glenkins
A French-Canadian trapper''''s adventures jeopardize his romance with an innkeeper.
Woman of the Year (1942) as Clayton
Opposites distract when a sophisticated political columnist falls for a sportswriter.
Lady Be Good (1941) as Max Milton
Married songwriters almost split up while putting on a big show.
Charley's Aunt (1941) as Mr. Redcliff
Two college students convince their friend and fellow student to pose as an aunt from Brazil.
Free and Easy (1941) as Sir George Kelvin
A father and son compete in the search for rich wives.
They Met in Bombay (1941) as The General
Rival jewel thieves on the run find love in the Far East.
Tarzan's Secret Treasure (1941) as Professor Elliott
Prospectors kidnap Jane and Boy to force the jungle king to reveal the location of a golden treasure.
A Woman's Face (1941) as Bernard Dalvik
Plastic surgery gives a scarred female criminal a new outlook on life.
Blonde Inspiration (1941) as Mr. [Reginald] Mason
A pulp-fiction writer hires a curvaceous blonde to be his muse.
Hullabaloo (1940) as "Buzz" Foster
A radio star creates a national panic when he announces a Martian invasion.
The Earl of Chicago (1940) as Gervase Gonwell
A Chicago gangster inherits a British title.
Florian (1940) as Emperor Franz Josef
The Ghost Comes Home (1940) as Hemingway
A man who''''s presumed dead returns to his family.
Bad Little Angel (1939) as Edwards, valet
An orphan on the run tries to find a new home.
Remember? (1939) as Mr. Bronson
A bickering couple takes an amnesia potion so they can re-discover each other.
Bridal Suite (1939) as Sir Horace Bragdon
A playboy''''s fiancee sets out to reform her future husband and his flighty mother.
The Real Glory (1939) as Capt. [Steve] Hartley
A U.S. military doctor stationed in the Philippines helps the natives fight off invaders.
Fast and Loose (1939) as Vincent Charlton
Married book-dealers Joel and Garda Sloane investigate the killing of a noted collector.
Hotel Imperial (1939) as General Videnko
It is the fate of a small frontier town, adjoining the no-man's-land where the Russians and Austrians are fighting out one of the final campaigns of World War I, to be occupied one day by the Russians, the next by the Austrians, and the inhabitants soon acquire a complacent view of the changing allegiances. To the town comes Ann Warschaska (Isa Miranda), intent on aveninging the suicide of her sister, who has killed herself after being betrayed by an Austrian officer. She knows no more about his identity than the number of his room at the "Hotel Imperial". She gets a job at the hotel as a maid but soon combines this work with modeling, when an eccentric Russian, General Videnko (Reginald Owen), with a passion for painting asks her to pose for him. Breaking into the fatal Room 12, she finds Lt. Nenassey (Ray Milland), a young Austrian officer who has taken refuge there after being separated from the army. Thinking him the betrayer of her sister, she plans to hand him over to the occupying-Russians, but relents when she learns that there are two Room 12's. The man actually guilty of the crime is a Russian spy who holds a commission in the Austrian army. Believing him to be a fellow-soldier in distress, Nenassey makes plans to help him escape, but finds out at the last minute that he is a Russian spy. A strange turn events allows Nenassey to aid Anna in her mission and rid his country of a dangerous enemy at the same time. General Videnko, meanwhile, is giving a grand-style banquet for the man who will never be able to attend another.
The Girl Downstairs (1938) as Charlie
A European playboy falls for his maid.
Three Loves Has Nancy (1938) as William
A country girl follows the man who jilted her to the big city, where she finds two new suitors.
Paradise for Three (1938) as Johann Kesselhut
A businessman mingles with German laborers to learn more about their lives.
Everybody Sing (1938) as Hillary Bellaire
A theatrical family tries to put on a show but is upstaged by their servants.
A Christmas Carol (1938) as Ebenezer Scrooge
In this adaptation of Charles Dickens'' classic tale, an elderly miser learns the error of his ways on Christmas Eve.
Vacation from Love (1938) as John Hodge Lawson
Newlyweds refuse help from their families as they struggle to make it on their own.
Kidnapped (1938) as Captain Hoseason
A young man''''s evil uncle arranges for him to be kidnapped and sent to sea.
Rosalie (1937) as Chancellor
A West Point cadet falls for a European princess.
The Bride Wore Red (1937) as Admiral Monti
A chorus girl crashes an exclusive Swiss resort to snare a rich husband.
Madame X (1937) as Maurice Dourel
When she kills a blackmailer, a woman is defended by the son she abandoned years earlier.
Dangerous Number (1937) as Cousin William
A showgirl marries well, then has to contend with her stuffy in-laws.
Conquest (1937) as Tallyrand
A Polish countess sacrifices her virtue to Napoleon to save her homeland.
Personal Property (1937) as Claude Dabney
The bailiff charged with disposing of a financially strapped widow's estate pretends to be her butler.
The Great Ziegfeld (1936) as Sampson
Lavish biography of Flo Ziegfeld, the producer who became Broadway's biggest starmaker.
Adventure in Manhattan (1936) as Blackton Gregory [also known as Belaire]
A hotshot reporter and a temperamental actress clash when he investigates the backer of her latest show.
Petticoat Fever (1936) as Sir James Felton
A lonely radio operator in Alaska falls for an engaged woman.
Love on the Run (1936) as Baron [Otto Spandermann]
Rival newsmen get mixed up with a runaway heiress and a ring of spies.
The Girl on the Front Page (1936) as [Archie] Biddle
Trouble for Two (1936) as President of club
Before he can marry, a European prince gets mixed up with a suicide club.
Yours for the Asking (1936) as Dictionary McKinney [also known as] Col. Evelyn Carstairs
Casino operator Johnny Lamb hires down-on-her-luck socialite Lucille Sutton as his casino hostess, in order to help her and to improve casino income. But Lamb's pals fear he may follow Lucille onto the straight-and-narrow path, which would not be good for business. So they hire Gert Malloy and Dictionary McKinney, a pair of con-artists, to manipulate Johnny back off the path of righteousness.
Rose-Marie (1936) as [R. O.] Myerson
An opera singer goes undercover in the Canadian wilderness to hunt for her criminal brother.
Anna Karénina (1935) as Stiva
Adaptation of Tolstoy's classic tale of a woman who deserts her family for an illicit love.
Escapade (1935) as Paul [Harrandt]
The Call of the Wild (1935) as Mr. Smith
Jack Thornton has trouble winning enough at cards for the stake he needs to get to the Alaska gold fields. His luck changes when he pays $250 for Buck, a sled dog that is part wolf to keep him from being shot by an arrogant Englishman also headed for the Yukon.
A Tale of Two Cities (1935) as Stryver
Charles Dickens'''' classic story of two men in love with the same woman during the French Revolution.
The Bishop Misbehaves (1935) as Guy Waller
A church official with a taste for mysteries gets mixed up in the real thing.
Enchanted April (1935) as Henry Arbuthnot
Two women rent an Italian villa to escape from their unfulfilling marriages.
The Good Fairy (1935) as [Detlaff], the waiter
A naïve girl tries to use a rich admirer''''s money to help others.
Stingaree (1934) as The governor general
An Australian bandit kidnaps an opera singer and falls in love with her.
Of Human Bondage (1934) as Thrope Athelny
A medical student falls prey to a sluttish waitress.
The House of Rothschild (1934) as Herries
The story of the rise of the Rothschild financial empire founded by Mayer Rothschild and continued by his five sons. From humble beginnings the business grows and helps to finance the war against Napoleon, but it's not always easy, especially because of the prejudices against the family.
Mandalay (1934) as Police captain
A woman with a past tries to get rid of a former lover.
Nana (1934) as Bordenave
A streetwalker rises to stage stardom but triggers a scandal when two brothers fall for her.
The Countess of Monte Cristo (1934) as The Baron
Music in the Air (1934) as [Ernst] Weber
A constantly quarreling couple decide to try the jealousy angle when a naive young pair comes along.
Madame Du Barry (1934) as Louis XV
True story of the legendary courtesan who was mistress to France''''s King Louis XV.
Here Is My Heart (1934) as Vova [Prince Vladimir]
The Human Side (1934) as James Dalton
Where Sinners Meet (1934) as Leonard
An eccentric millionaire kidnaps eloping couples to make sure they're meant for each other.
Fashions of 1934 (1934) as [Oscar] Baroque
A con artist and his beautiful assistant take on the fashion world.
Double Harness (1933) as Freeman
After tricking a playboy into marriage, a woman sets out to win his love honestly.
Queen Christina (1933) as [Prince Palatine] Charles [Gustavus]
Young Christina ascends to the Swedish throne at age 5. While she is queen, Sweden becomes a dominant European power at the end of the Thirty Years War. Like England's Elizabeth I, Christina (Greta Garbo) is pressured into a politically correct marriage (her cousin) but she falls in love with an emissary from Spain (John Gilbert). As with her English counterpart, religion becomes a focal point with Protestant Sweden aghast that their queen could marry a Catholic.
The Narrow Corner (1933) as Frith
A man on the run for murder tries to escape fate in the Pacific islands.
Robbers' Roost (1933) as Cecil Herrick
The Big Brain (1933) as Lord Darlington
A Study in Scarlet (1933) as Sherlock Holmes
Sherlock Holmes is called in to solve the case when secret society members start dropping like flies.
Voltaire (1933) as King Louis XV
The famed French writer becomes the conscience of his country during the French Revolution.
A Woman Commands (1932) as The Prime Minister
Sherlock Holmes (1932) as Dr. Watson
Moriarty is sentenced to death, and Sherlock Holmes prepares to retire to the country and marry his girl (sic). But Moriarty has sworn that Holmes, Lt-Col Gore-King of Scotland Yard, and his trial judge shall all be hanged too. When Moriarty escapes and proceeds to put his threat into operation, Holmes has to postpone his retirement.
Downstairs (1932) as Baron [von Burgen]
An evil chauffeur seduces and blackmails his way through high society.
Lovers Courageous (1932) as Jimmy
A failed playwright falls for an admiral''''s daughter.
The Man Called Back (1932) as Dr. Atkins
Platinum Blonde (1931) as [Dexter] Grayson
A heartless heiress seduces a hard-working reporter into a disastrous marriage.
The Man in Possession (1931) as Claude Dabney
An out-of-luck heiress falls for the man appointed to dispose of her property.
The Letter (1929) as Robert Crosbie
A planter's wife shoots a neighbor, but tells conflicting stories of what happened.

Writer (feature film)

Stablemates (1938) as Story
A broken down veterinarian saves a stable boy's prize racehorse.
A Study in Scarlet (1933) as Cont and dial
Sherlock Holmes is called in to solve the case when secret society members start dropping like flies.

Cast (special)

Topper Returns (1973) as Jones; Cosmo'S Butler
An updated version of the Topper story in which Cosmo Topper Jr., the nephew of the late Cosmo Topper, finds his life plagued when he inherits his uncle's possessions, including the spirits of George and Marian Kerby. The ghosts who once appeared and spoke only to his uncle now appear and speak only

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