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Also Known As: Died: September 25, 1984
Born: September 23, 1897 Cause of Death: complications from a series of strokes
Birth Place: East St John, New Brunswick, CA Profession: Cast ...
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Cast (feature film)

1.
Sextette (1978) as Chairman
Marlo Manners is enjoying her honeymoon with Sir Michael Barrington, husband number 6. As luck would have it, an international conference is taking place in the same hotel and the Russian delegate (one of Marlo's former husbands) is threatening to derail the negotiations unless he can have one more fling with his ex. Adding to the complications is a tape Marlo has made detailing all of her affairs and scandals, which her manager is desperately trying (and failing) to destroy.
2.
Lindbergh Kidnapping Case, The (1976) as Judge Trenchard
A dramatization of the 1932 kidnapping of the Lindbergh infant, the search for the abductor, and his capture, trial and execution three years later. Anthony Hopkins won an Emmy for his acting in this movie which itself was nominated as Outstanding Special, as were J.P. Miller (original teleplay), Ri
3.
Two-Minute Warning (1976) as Pickpocket
A lone gunman stalks a sold-out crowd at a championship football stadium.
4.
You Lie So Deep, My Love (1975) as Uncle Joe Padway
A desperate man wants love and money -- his girlfriend has one, his wife has the other -- and he will stop at nothing to get both.
5.
Murder on Flight 502 (1975) as Charlie Perkins
A road-company "Airport" with a stellar cast being menaced by a maniac on a transatlantic jet who has murdered once and threatens to kill again. Rock-jawed Robert Stack is the stalwart, unflappable pilot; his wife Rosemary and daughter Elizabeth have key roles.
6.
Live Again, Die Again (1974) as Thomas Carmichael
A cryogenics tale about a woman's re-emergence after being frozen for more than thirty years following her death from rheumatic fever -- and facing her now aged husband (Walter Pidgeon), her neurotic grown daughter (Vera Miles) and her confused son (Mike Farrell).
7.
Girl on the Late, Late Show, The (1974) as John Pahlman
A mystery drama with a Hollywood background and lots of familiar screen faces as TV producer Don Murray inquires around town about faded film queen Gloria Grahame and unwittingly triggers a series of murders.
8.
Harry in Your Pocket (1973) as Casey
Three super-pickpockets join forces.
9.
Neptune Factor, The (1973) as Dr Andrews
Aboard the R/V Triton, the Project Neptune team is doing oceanographic research. Director Andrews is trying to keep the research going in spite of opposition from Foundation Head Sheppard. Below on the ocean floor, in the Sealab, the team led by Hamilton is about to return to the surface when the Sealab is ripped loose from it's moorings and sent careening into a trench. Trapped too deep for divers, the only chance is rescue by a new US Navy mini-sub, piloted by the arrogant Cdr Blake USN. Blake, Chief Diver MacKay, Diver Cousins & Dr. Jansen (Hamilton's fiance) dive in the mini sub to attempt the rescue of the trapped Hamilton & crew.
10.
Screaming Woman, The (1972) as Dr Amos Larkin
A contemporary gothic horror story that has a dowager, an ex-mental patient, discovering a woman buried alive and screaming for help on the grounds of her sprawling estate, but her family feels that her mind has snapped and refuses to believe the bizarre story in its greed to get hold of her money i
11.
Skyjacked (1972) as Senator Arne Lindner
A mad bomber forces a jet to re-route to Moscow.
12.
Rascal (1969) as Voice of Sterling North
A lonely boy adopts a baby raccoon.
13.
Funny Girl (1968) as Florenz Ziegfeld
Comedienne Fanny Brice fights to prove that she can be the greatest star and find romance even though she isn't pretty.
14.
How I Spent My Summer Vacation (1967) as Lewis Gannet
An offbeat thriller (well received in Great Britain where it was shown theatrically under the title "Deadly Roulette") tells of a ne'er-do-well with an obsession that he is the victim of a conspiracy after compiling a dossier on the activities of a mysterious billionaire.
15.
Warning Shot (1967) as Orville Ames
An officer goes on suspension when he shoots a suspect in self defense and the man''''s gun vanishes.
16.
Two Colonels (1966) as Col. Timothy Henderson
Durante la seconda Guerra Mondiale, al confine tra Grecia e Albania combattono gli eserciti italiani e inglesi. Le donne del luogo sono corteggiate dagli uomini dei due schieramenti e devono contendersi amanti veri e presunti. La situazione riguarda particolarmente due colonnelli, innamorati della stessa donna.
17.
Advise & Consent (1962) as Sen. Bob Munson
A controversial presidential nomination threatens the careers of several prominent politicians.
18.
Big Red (1962) as James Haggin
19.
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1961) as Adm. Harriman Nelson
The captain of a nuclear submarine defies his commanders to save the Earth from a deadly space fire.
20.
Forbidden Planet (1956) as Dr. [Edward] Morbius
A group of space troopers investigates the destruction of a colony on a remote planet.
21.
The Rack (1956) as Col. Edward W. Hall, Sr.
A Korean War veteran is accused of cracking under enemy torture.
22.
These Wilder Years (1956) as James Rayburn
A wealthy businessman sets out to find his long-lost illegitimate son.
23.
Hit the Deck (1955) as Rear Adm. Daniel Xavier Smith
Sailors on leave in San Francisco get mixed up in love and show business.
24.
The Glass Slipper (1955) as Narrator
Musical adaptation of the story of Cinderella and her magical trip to the prince's ball.
25.
Deep in My Heart (1954) as J. J. Shubert
Musical biography of composer Sigmund Romberg, who fought to bring serious music to Broadway.
26.
Men of the Fighting Lady (1954) as Comdr. Kent Dowling
Men on a U.S. aircraft carrier fight to survive the Korean War.
27.
The Last Time I Saw Paris (1954) as James Ellswirth
A writer recalls his turbulent marriage to an expatriate heiress.
28.
Executive Suite (1954) as Frederick Y. Alderson
When a business magnate dies, his board of directors fights over who should run the company.
29.
Dream Wife (1953) as Walter McBride
For state reasons, a diplomat fakes an engagement to a Middle Eastern princess.
30.
The Bad and the Beautiful (1953) as Harry Pebbel
An unscrupulous movie producer uses everyone around him in his climb to the top.
31.
Scandal at Scourie (1953) as Patrick J. McChesney
Controversy erupts in a small Canadian town when a Protestant couple tries to adopt a Catholic child.
32.
The Sellout (1952) as Haven D. Allridge
A small-town newspaper editor risks everything to expose a corrupt sheriff.
33.
Million Dollar Mermaid (1952) as Frederick Kellerman
True story of Annette Kellerman, the world''''s first great swimming star.
34.
Calling Bulldog Drummond (1951) as Capt. Hugh "Bulldog" Drummond, also known as Joe Crandall
The British sleuth comes out of retirement to help catch a band of thieves armed with military weapons.
35.
The Unknown Man (1951) as Dwight Bradley Mason
A scrupulously honest lawyer discovers that the client he''''s gotten off was really guilty.
36.
Quo Vadis (1951) as Narrated by
A Roman commander falls for a Christian slave girl as Nero intensifies persecution of the new religion.
37.
Soldiers Three (1951) as Colonel Brunswick
Three British officers look for adventure in 19th-century India.
38.
The Miniver Story (1950) as Clem Miniver
A brave family comes together in the face of post-war problems.
39.
Command Decision (1949) as Major General Roland Goodlow Kane
A senior officer faces the horror of sending his men on suicide missions over Germany during the last days of World War II.
40.
That Forsyte Woman (1949) as Young Jolyon Forsyte
An unhappily married woman falls in love with her niece's fiance.
41.
The Red Danube (1949) as Col. Michael "Hooky" Nicobar
A Russian ballerina in Vienna tries to flee KGB agents and defect.
42.
Cass Timberlane (1948) as Himself
An aging judge creates a scandal when he marries a younger woman from the wrong side of the tracks.
43.
If Winter Comes (1948) as Mark Sabre
Scandal results when a well-meaning man takes in a pregnant girl.
44.
Julia Misbehaves (1948) as William Sylvester Packett
A showgirl returns to her stuffy estranged husband when their daughter gets engaged.
45.
Holiday in Mexico (1946) as Jeffrey Evans
An ambassador''''s daughter falls for a famous musician.
46.
The Secret Heart (1946) as Chris Matthews
A recent widow tries to help her emotionally disturbed stepdaughter.
47.
Week-End at the Waldorf (1945) as Chip Collyer, the war correspondent
In this remake of Grand Hotel, guests at a New York hotel fight to survive personal tragedy.
48.
Madame Curie (1944) as Dr. Pierre Curie
The famed female scientist fights to keep her marriage together while conducting early experiments with radioactivity.
49.
Mrs. Parkington (1944) as Major Augustus Parkington
A lady''''s maid marries a man whose prospects push her into high society.
50.
The Youngest Profession (1943) as
Teenage autograph seekers cause trouble at MGM.
51.
Mrs. Miniver (1942) as Clem Miniver
A British family struggles to survive the first days of World War II.
52.
White Cargo (1942) as Harry Witzel
A sultry native woman ignites the passions of workers on an African plantation.
53.
Blossoms in the Dust (1941) as Sam Gladney
True-life story of Edna Gladney, who fought for orphans' rights in Texas.
54.
How Green Was My Valley (1941) as Mr. Gruffydd
A Welsh mining family faces the struggles of life together.
55.
Man Hunt (1941) as Captain [Alan] Thorndike
An Englishman goes behind enemy lines to assassinate Hitler.
56.
Design for Scandal (1941) as Jeff Sherman
A reporter is assigned to dig up dirt on a lady judge.
57.
The House Across the Bay (1940) as Tim [Nolan]
An aircraft designer falls for an imprisoned gangster's wife.
58.
Sky Murder (1940) as Nick Carter
Detective Nick Carter tries to prove a beautiful immigrant innocent of murder.
59.
Dark Command (1940) as William Cantrell
A Western sheriff takes on a Civil War renegade.
60.
Flight Command (1940) as Squadron Comdr. Bill Gary
A cocky cadet tries to prove himself during flight training.
61.
It's a Date (1940) as John Arlen
Mother-and-daughter singers vie for the same man and the same stage part.
62.
Phantom Raiders (1940) as Nick Carter
Detective Nick Carter tries to stop enemy agents from sabotaging the Panama Canal.
63.
Stronger Than Desire (1939) as Tyler Flagg
A lawyer's wife keeps mum as her husband defends an innocent woman for the crime she committed.
64.
Society Lawyer (1939) as Christopher Durant
A lawyer plays with fire when he gets mixed up with underworld types.
65.
Nick Carter, Master Detective (1939) as Nick Carter [also known as] Robert Chalmers
A famous detective investigates industrial espionage at a plane factory.
66.
6,000 Enemies (1939) as Steve Donegan
A prison riot traps an innocent couple.
67.
The Shopworn Angel (1938) as Sam Bailey
A showgirl gives up life in the fast lane for a young soldier on his way to fight World War I.
68.
Man-Proof (1938) as Alan Whyte
A woman refuses to give up on the man she loves, even after he marries someone else.
69.
The Girl of the Golden West (1938) as Jack Rance
A frontierswoman shelters a notorious outlaw.
70.
Too Hot to Handle (1938) as Bill Dennis
Rival newsreel photographers vie for scoops and a beautiful lady flyer.
71.
Listen, Darling (1938) as Richard Thurlow
Two children try to find a new husband for their widowed mother.
72.
Saratoga (1937) as Hartley Madison
A horse breeder''''s daughter falls for a bookie.
73.
A Girl with Ideas (1937) as "Mickey" McGuire
74.
As Good As Married (1937) as Fraser James
75.
She's Dangerous (1937) as Doctor [Scott] Logan
76.
My Dear Miss Aldrich (1937) as Ken Morley
A glamorous woman takes over a newspaper and clashes with the editor.
77.
Girl Overboard (1937) as Paul Stacey
78.
Big Brown Eyes (1936) as Richard Morey
A reporter and a detective team up to expose a ring of jewel thieves.
79.
Fatal Lady (1936) as David Roberts
80.
Journal of a Crime (1934) as Baritone
Before she can confess to shooting her husband''''s mistress, a woman succumbs to amnesia.
81.
The Kiss Before the Mirror (1933) as Lucy's lover
An attorney defending a friend whose wife cheated on him suspects his own wife of adultery.
82.
Rockabye (1932) as [Commissioner] Al Howard
A Broadway star tries to hold onto an adopted child and a younger man.
83.
Viennese Nights (1931) as Franz
84.
Kiss Me Again (1931) as Paul de St. Cyr
A French army officer and a cabaret singer chase each other across Europe.
85.
The Hot Heiress (1931) as Clay
When a society woman falls for a riveter, she tries to pass him off as an architect.
86.
The Gorilla (1930) as Arthur Marsden
87.
Sweet Kitty Bellairs (1930) as Lord Verney
An 18th-century English flirt wins the heart of a notorious highwayman.
88.
Bride of the Regiment (1930) as Colonel Vultow
89.
Going Wild (1930) as Ace Benton
A lovesick fool pretends to be an ace flyer.
90.
Her Private Life (1929) as Ned Thayer
91.
92.
A Most Immoral Lady (1929) as Tony Williams
93.
Woman Wise (1928) as The U. S. Consul
94.
Turn Back the Hours (1928) as Phillip Drake
95.
Melody of Love (1928) as Jack Clark
96.
Clothes Make the Woman (1928) as Victor Trent
97.
The Gateway of the Moon (1928) as Arthur Wyatt
98.
The Thirteenth Juror (1927) as Richard Marsden
99.
The Gorilla (1927) as Stevens
100.
The Girl From Rio (1927) as Paul Sinclair
101.
The Heart of Salome (1927) as Monte Carroll
102.
The Outsider (1926) as Basil Owen
103.
"Marriage License?" (1926) as Paul
104.
Old Loves and New (1926) as Clyde Lord Geradine
105.
Mannequin (1926) as Martin Innesbrook
106.
Miss Nobody (1926) as Bravo

Cast (special)

107.
Swiss Family Robinson, The (1958) as Father
The adventures of the Robinsons, a Swiss family shipwrecked on a desert island, as they struggle for survival. Based on the novel by Johann Wyss.

Cast (short)

108.
The Lion Roars Again (1975)
This MGM promotional short advertises the studios resurgence into the movie industry in the mid-1970s.
109.
That's Entertainment! (Gala Premiere) (1974)
This short film presents the gala premiere for "That''''s Entertainment!" (1974).
110.
Just One More Time (1974)
This promotional short film offers a behind-the-scenes look at the feature "That''''s Entertainment" (1974).
111.
The Management of Metro Twin Drive-in, Chullora, is proud to introduce Mr. Walter Pidgeon (1955)
Walter Pidgeon makes an on-screen announcement at the opening of a new Metro Twin Drive-In in this short film.
112.
HOAXSTERS, THE (1952)
Compares the pitches of totalitarian ideas to that of a snake oil salesman.
113.
Screen Actors (1950)
This short film takes a look at the off-screen personas of screen actors.
114.
An Intimate Dinner in Celebration of Warner Bros. Silver Jubilee (1930)
In this short film, Mr. and Mrs. Warner Bros. Pictures host a dinner in honor of Warner Bros. Silver Jubilee.

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