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Also Known As: Died: March 3, 1985
Born: December 24, 1900 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Dublin, IE Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

The Mackintosh Man (1973)
A British agent goes undercover as a jewel thief to nab a Communist spy.
Flight of the Doves (1971) as The rabbi
Two orphans flee across Ireland to escape their menacing stepfather.
The McKenzie Break (1970) as Ferry captain
Captive Nazis plot their escape from a Scottish prison camp.
Sinful Davey (1969) as Jock
Love complicates a 19th-century Scot''''s efforts to follow in his father''''s criminal footsteps.
Where's Jack? (1969) as Leatherchest
Carnaby, M. D. (1967) as O'Malley
The sixth of the seven films in the "Doctor" series sees Dr. Gaston Grimsdyke looking for love and romance from the hospital nurses.
Arrivederci, Baby! (1966) as Captain O'Flannery
Nick has married several times, but all his rich wives were "accidently" killed after some time. Now he's married a young Italian widow, but it is not so easy to get rid of her, especially when she learns of his plans and tries to turn the tables.
Lord Jim (1965) as Captain Chester
After turning coward, a naval officer tries to redeem himself by helping Asian natives stage a revolution.
Johnny Nobody (1965) as Brother Timothy
When the atheistic ranting of Irish-American author James Mulcahy upsets the inhabitants of the Irish village to which he has retired, a mob threatens him. But moments after he has dared God to strike him dead, a stranger appears and does so. The man, dubbed "Johnny Nobody" by the press, claims no knowledge of Mulcahy or even of himself. He asks the help of the village priest, Father Carey, in his upcoming trial for Mulcahy's murder. While the amnesiac Johnny goes to trial, Father Carey mulls questions of belief raised by the case. And then, the good father learns a little more about Johnny Nobody...
The Ceremony (1963) as Finigan
A convicted bank robber bargains with his wife''''s life to escape prison.
The List of Adrian Messenger (1963) as Farmer
An Army officer races to save a group of former POWs from a murderous master of disguise.
The Running Man (1963) as Miles Bleeker
A man fakes his death to get back at the insurance company that denied an earlier claim.
The Swingin' Maiden (1963) as Adm. Sir Digby Trevelyan
An American airline firm plan to buy a new British passenger plane, but the deal hits trouble when the plane's designer Jack Hopkins and Kathy Fisher the daughter of the Airline owner, take an instant dislike to each other, after crashing into each other in a quiet country lane. With each blaming the other for the accident, the arrangement looks in trouble, unless nature takes a hand.
Nurse on Wheels (1963) as Abel Worthy
Quietly competent young Joanna moves with her scatterbrain mother to a country village to take up her first job as District Nurse. She soon overcomes the suspicion of her patients used to someone rather older, while becoming romantically involved with a local farmer - at least until he tries to evict a newly-arrived expectant couple who park their caravan on his land.
Mutiny on the Bounty (1962) as William McCoy
Lavish remake of the classic tale of the villainous Captain Bligh who drives his crew to revolt during a South Seas expedition.
Double Bunk (1961) as O'Malley
The Millionairess (1961) as Professor
When the world's richest woman falls for an ascetic Indian doctor, they plan a test to decide whose dreams will come true.
Man in the Moon (1961) as Prosecutor
Watch Your Stern (1961) as Admiral Sir Humphrey Pettigrew
Ferry to Hong Kong (1961) as Joe Skinner
Conrad, in fuga da Vienna, si rifugia a Hong Kong, dove vive di espedienti. Turbolento e cercaguai viene espulso dalla polizia e spedito a Macao, sul traghetto 'Fa Tsan', guidato dal capitano Hart. Ma anche la polizia portoghese gli vieta lo sbarco, per cui viene costretto a stazionare sul traghetto, con grosso disappunto del comandante, che tenta con ogni mezzo di liberarsi di lui. La simpatia di Conrad e la sua irruenza gli procurano molte simpatie tra l'equipaggio e suscitano l'interesse di Liz, una giovane insegnante che compie periodicamente la traversata con le sue allieve. Liz decide di iniziare una campagna di stampa a favore di Conrad; ma l'iniziativa fallisce a causa dell'interessato, che, sceso clandestinamente a terra, viene coinvolto in una rissa. Durante uno dei tanti viaggi, il traghetto incrocia una giunca in fiamme. Spinto da Li e dagli altri passeggeri, Conrad obbliga il capitano ad accostare; ma la giunca, carica di dinamite, esplode causando gravi danni al traghetto. Intanto scoppia un tifone e, di fronte al gretto comportamento di Hart, Conrad prende le redini del comando ed evita il peggio. Purtroppo il natante, alla deriva, finisce sulle coste cinesi, dove viene assalito dai pirati: con l'aiuto dell'equipaggio e del capitano, Conrad riesce a mettere fuori combattimento i pirati ed a condurre il vecchio traghetto fino a Hong Kong, dove cola a picco, dopo che tutti i passeggeri sono sbarcati. Alla fine Conrad ottiene un permesso di soggiorno: la sua condotta coraggiosa gli ha assicurato l'affetto di Liz e la stima di Hart.
Beware of Children (1961) as Tandy
Make Mine Mink (1960)
An ex-military man leads a gang of misfits on a mink coat robbing spree, making a trio of women very happy in the process.
The 3 Worlds of Gulliver (1960) as Capt. Pritchard
A physician lost at sea discovers lands populated by tiny warriors and giant kings.
Shake Hands with the Devil (1959) as Liam O'Sullivan
An Irish rebel leader becomes addicted to violence.
Mad Little Island (1958) as Father James
Rooney (1958) as Tim Hennessy
John Gregson, Muriel Pavlow, Barry Fitzgerald, June Thorburn, Noel Purcell, Liam Redmond, Jack MacGowran. Unexpected things happen when an Irish garbageman moves in with a bedridden man who is being hounded by his grasping relatives
The Key (1958) as Hotel porter
The key to a woman's apartment may hold bad luck for her lovers.
Merry Andrew (1958) as Matthew Larabee
An archaeologist's search for Roman treasure gets him mixed up with a circus troupe.
The Rising of the Moon (1957) as The Old Man [Dan O'Flaherty]
Three stories examine the lives of the Irish living under British oppression.
Moby Dick (1956) as Carpenter
Epic adaptation of Herman Melville's classic about a vengeful sea captain out to catch the whale that maimed him.
Jacqueline (1956)
A young girl fights to get her unemployed father to quit drinking.
Wicked Wife (1956) as Philip Balfour
Lust for Life (1956) as Anton Mauve
Passionate biography of painter Vincent van Gogh, whose genius drove him mad.
Doctor at Sea (1955) as Corble
Dr Sparrow is assigned to a naval ship with only two women aboard.
Svengali (1955) as Patrick O'Ferrall
Sinister Svengali hypnotizes young Trilby to fame as an opera singer in Europe.
Pickwick Papers, The (1954) as Roker
The Pickwick Club sends Mr. Pickwick and a group of friends to travel across England and to report back on the interesting things they find. In the course of their travels, they repeatedly encounter the friendly but disreputable Mr. Jingle, who becomes a continual source of trouble for all who know him. Pickwick himself is the victim of a number of misunderstandings that bring him both embarrassment and problems with the law.
Land Of Fury (1954) as Paddy Clarke
A western set in New Zealand during the 1820s following a group of British pioneers seeking a new life Down Under.
Decameron Nights (1953) as Father Francisco
Melba (1953) as Minister
The highly fictionalized story of Nellie Melba, Australian-born soporano who rose to operatic fame in the latter part of the 19th century and who had a desert and form of dry toast (true) named after her. In her film debut, the Metropolitan opera's Patrice Munsel, plays the title role in a film that primarily strings together eight excerts from well-known operas as well as one or two lighter numbers and a montage of famous opera personalities featuring the chorus of the Covent Garden Opera and members of the Sadler Wells Ballet. The story follows the career of Melba from the time she left her father's Australian cattle ranch and a suitor to travel to Paris to get her voice training, and picks up another suitor. She debuts in Brussells and is a smash hit followed by international fame. The suitor from Australia shows up in Monte Carlo, marries her and soon is cast in the role of "Mr. Melba" until he can take it no longer and returns to Australia, while Melba decides her voice belongs to the world and sadly goes on alone.
Encore (1952) as Captain
Three stories by W. Somerset Maugham reveal the strangeness of the human character.
The Crimson Pirate (1952) as Pablo Murphy
A pirate gets mixed up in a Caribbean revolution.
Blue Lagoon, The (1949) as Paddy Button
Captain Boycott (1947)
Irish peasants revolt against a cruel British landlord.

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