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Born: October 22, 1908 Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: India Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

The Last Safari (1967) as Harry
A hunter stalks a killer elephant.
The Drums of Tabu (1967) as Taaroa
Of Human Bondage (1964) as Kingsford
A medical student risks his future when he falls for a low-class waitress.
Marizinia (1962) as John Morgan
The Canadians (1961) as Superintendent Walker
When the Sioux come to Canada, the Canadians permit them to stay in Canada if they come peacefully. However, some cowboys kill all inhabitants of one of their villages. The cowboys seek to get back their horses, but they pretend to search for a girl who once had been robbed by the Indians.
The Bat (1959) as Warner
A female mystery novelist turns detective to unmask a demented killer.
Return of the Fly (1959) as Inspector Beecham
Attempting to duplicate his father''s work on matter transmission, a scientist turns himself into a monster.
Beloved Infidel (1959) as Lord Donegall
Toward the end of his life F. Scott Fitzgerald is writing for Hollywood studios to be able to afford the cost of an asylum for his wife. He is also struggling against alcoholism. Into his life comes the famous gossip columnist.
The Amazon Trader (1956) as The Amazon Trader
A short adventure film about the life of a trader in the Amazon.
Death of a Scoundrel (1956) as Actor
A Czech refugee uses women to advance his business interest.
Africa Adventure (1954) as Professional hunter
Documentary about a trio of hunters bagging big game in Africa.
Sangaree (1953) as Harvey Bristol
Originally released in 3-D, the film covers the post-Revolutionary War of Dr.Carlos Morales (Fernando Lamas), the son of an indentured servant, who has been raised and educated by General Darby (lester Mathews), and made legal executor of the Georgia estate when Darby dies. He is opposed by Nancy Darby (Arlene Dahl)who tries to break the will and also her father's desire to set up a group of free medical clinics for the poor to be overseen by Carlos. The true culprits behind her opposition are her fiance, Harvey Bristol (John Sutton) and his father, Dr. Bristol (Francis L. Sullivan), who are in reality preying on the Darby holdings. A plague that hits Savannah is thrown in the mix.
East of Sumatra (1953) as Daniel Catlin
Duke Mullane, manager of a Malayan tin mine, goes to a little-known island to open a new mine in the jungle. Initially, the natives there are friendly, especially dancer Minyora...who proves to be affianced to local ruler King Kiang. Alas, a series of unfortunate incidents changes Kiang's attitude to hostility, and Duke is stranded with his crew, Minyora, and his old flame Lory...who's now engaged to his boss! Are romantic triangles more deadly than poisoned darts?
My Cousin Rachel (1953) as Ambrose Ashley
A young man suspects his cousin''s wife of murder.
Thief of Damascus (1952) as Khalid
A young man assembles a band of adventurers to take on an evil sultan.
The Golden Hawk (1952) as Luis del Toro
Male and female pirates join forces against a corrupt Caribbean governor.
Lady in the Iron Mask (1952) as Duc de Valdac
Captain Pirate (1952) as Hilary Evans
A reformed pirate returns to the seas when cutthroats start imitating his modus operandii.
5 Fingers (1952) as Narration
A British valet in Turkey during World War II sells secrets to the Germans.
David and Bathsheba (1951) as Ira
King David''s lust for a married woman has disastrous consequences for Israel.
Payment on Demand (1951) as [Anthony] Tunliffe
A bitter divorcee thinks back on the mistakes that destroyed her marriage.
The Second Face (1950) as Jerry Allison
A homely woman injured in a car crash awakes to find the plastic surgery has transformed her into a first class beauty.
The Second Woman (1950) as Keith Ferris
In flashback from a 'Rebecca'-style beginning: Ellen Foster, visiting her aunt on the California coast, meets neighbor Jeff Cohalan and his ultramodern clifftop house. Ellen is strongly attracted to Jeff, who's being plagued by unexplainable accidents, major and minor. Bad luck, persecution...or paranoia? Warned that Jeff could be dangerous, Ellen fears that he's in danger, as the menacing atmosphere darkens.
The Fan (1949) as Cecil Graham
A happy marriage is placed at risk when the husband starts spending his afternoons with a social climbing adventuress.
Bride of Vengeance (1949) as Bisceglie
Bagdad (1949) as [Prince] Raizul
An Arabian princess tries to bring her father''''s killers to justice.
The Three Musketeers (1948) as The Duke of Buckingham
Athletic adaptation of Alexandre Dumas' classic adventure about the king's musketeers and their mission to protect France.
Captain from Castile (1948) as Diego de Silva
The invasion of Mexico by Cortez, as seen by a young Spanish officer fleeing the Inquisition.
Mickey (1948) as Ted Whitney
Adventures of Casanova (1948) as Count Julien De Brissac
The Counterfeiters (1948) as Jeff MacAllister, also known as "Piccadilly Jeff"
Claudia and David (1946) as Phil Dexter
Follow-up to hit film Claudia (1943) finds title characters (Dorothy McGuire, Robert Young) dealing with the ups and downs of marriage and parenthood in their rural Connecticut town. Illness, accidents, and jealousy plague the young couple as they learn to weather life.
The Hour Before the Dawn (1944) as Roger Hetherton
Jane Eyre (1944) as Dr. Rivers
A governess at a remote estate falls in love with her brooding employer.
Tonight We Raid Calais (1943) as Geoffrey Carter
British Intellengence dispatches Commando Geoffrey Carter (John Sutton) on a one-man raid to destroy a munitions plant that manufactures bombs in Nazi-occupied France. He enlists the aid of a patriotic farmer, M. Bonnard (Lee J. Cobb), that lives near the plant, over the objections of his daughter Odette Bonnard (Annabella), who believes that the British were responsible for the fall of France. Her attitude softens toward Carter, who is living with the family as posing as a son, but Odette cannot bring herself to aid in Carter's plan because of her fear of reprisals against her family. She turns informer and the Nazis capture Carter.
My Gal Sal (1942) as Fred Haviland
A chronicle of songwriter Paul Dresser as he moves up into New York society.
Ten Gentlemen from West Point (1942) as Howard Shelton
Among those who are fighting to have Congress re-establish the military academy at West Point in the beginning of the nineteenth century is a young Washington socialite, Carolyn Bainbridge (Maureen O'Hara). Congress resolves to revive the Academy on a one-year trial basis. Major Sam Carter (Laird Cregar), a martinet who doesn't believe a college can produce real fighting men, is made the Commandant, and determines to make soldiers - or failures - out of the small band of cadets, by enforcing stringent disciplinary action. Among the cadets are Howard Shelton (John Sutton), Carolyn's fiancee, and Dawson (George Montgomery), a Kentucky frontiersman. There is bad blood between the two from the start, and matters are worsened when Dawson falls in love with Carolyn. Many of the cadets resign, under the discouraging conditions and grueling punishment that is part of Carter's plan to make the school hard and the exercises difficult, and the number of cadets left is down to ten. Word arrives that the Indian chief Tecumseh (Noble Johnson) has gone on the warpath, and Carter is ordered to take part in quelling the rebellion, and to include the cadets along with the regular Bombadiers. Shelton, on patrol, is shot at by an Indian, and hot-headedly leaves his post in pursuit. Dawson leaves to bring him back followed by Major Carter who is captured by the Indians. Using tactics learned at West Point, the small band of cadets attack and demoralize the much larger Indian force, and succeed in rescuing Carter, and Dawson is wounded. Carter is grateful for the actions taken by the band, but says that Shelton and Dawson cannot remain as cadets since they had violated the rules by leaving their posts, and would be a bad precedent for future cadets. Carolyn has come to the Point to marry the unsuspecting Dawson, who thought she loved Shelton.
Thunder Birds (1942) as Peter Stackhouse
A veteran flyer and the youngster he''''s training fall for the same girl.
Hudson's Bay (1941) as Lord Edward Crewe
Highly fictionalized early history of Canada. Trapper/explorer Radisson imagines an empire around Hudson's Bay. He befriends the Indians, fights the French, and convinces King Charles II to sponsor an expedition of conquest.
A Yank in the R.A.F. (1941) as Wing Commander [John] Morley
A hot shot flyer discovers the hero within when he joins the British Air Force during World War II.
Moon Over Her Shoulder (1941) as Dr. Philip Rossiter
A Very Young Lady (1941) as Dr. [Franklin] Meredith
Tomboy (Withers) is sent to finishing school where she falls for the headmaster (Sutton). When her love letters are discovered she okays his relation with a teacher (Kelly) and gets her first kiss from a beau (Clayton).
I Can't Give You Anything but Love, Baby (1940) as Boston
When Public Enemy No. 3 Sonny McGann (Broderick Crawford) meets composer Bob Gunther (Johnny Downs), he gets the idea of having Bob write music to a poem he has written about his long-lost sweetheart Sadie McGlonsky. Somewhere between kidnapping and gentle persuasion, Sonny takes Bob and his girlfriend Linda Carroll (Peggy Moran) to his penthouse hideout and orders Bob to write the music. After completion, Sonny and his mob use some strong-arm persuasion to get it on "The Hit Parade." Bob tries to trick Sonny saying he can't write any more music because of his unrequited love for music comedy star Magda Delys (Gertrude Michael). Sonny's solution is to have his men bring Magda and a minister with a marriage license to the penthouse. Bob is forced to begin the ceremony but Public Enemy No. 2, Big Foot Louie (Warren Hymer), barges in and reveals that his own hobby is writing music. And Sonny recognizes Magda as his long-lost love Sadie McGlonsky. He and Big Foot decide to quit the rackets and surrender to the District Attorney so they can collaborate on writing hit songs "in the pen."
Murder over New York (1940) as Richard Jeffrey
When Charlie attends a police convention in New York he learns of sabotage slowing down production in aircraft plants. He, of course, enters the case.
British Intelligence (1940) as Officer
A lady spy uses a British nobleman''s home in her undercover work for the Germans.
The Invisible Man Returns (1940) as Dr. Frank Griffin
Framed for the murder of his brother, Geoffrey Radcliffe is scheduled to hang. After a visit from his friend Dr. Frank Griffin, he vanishes mysteriously from prison. Police inspector Sampson realizes that Griffin is the brother of the original Invisible Man and has given Geoffrey the formula to aid his escape. Can Geoffrey elude the police dragnet and track down the real murderer? More importantly, can Griffin discover an antidote before the invisibility formula drives Geoffrey insane?
South to Karanga (1940) as David Wallace
Charlie McCarthy, Detective (1939) as Bill Banning
Scotty Hamilton is a reporter who works for a crooked editor. Bill Banning is another reporter who is about to expose the editor's ties to the mob. When the editor is killed, both reporter Banning and mobster Tony Garcia are suspected. However, Hamilton's friend Edgar Bergen solves the case (without much help from Charlie McCarthy).
Tower of London (1939) as John Wyatt
An ambitious duke uses his executioner henchman to kill his way to the crown.
Bulldog Drummond's Bride (1939) as Inspector Tredennis
Bulldog Drummond postpones his wedding to track down a band of bank robbers.
I'm from Missouri (1939) as Subaltern
Zaza (1939) as First swain
Zaza is a spicy Parisian cabaret performer who falls in love with wealthy rogue Dufresne. Quitting show biz to be with Dufresne for all time, Zaza is taken aback to discover that he's already married...
Susannah of the Mounties (1939) as Corporal Piggott
Shirley is the orphaned survivor of an Indian attack in the Canadian West. A Mountie (Scott) and his girlfriend (Lockwood) take her in. Everybody suffers further Indian attacks and the Mountie is saved from the stake only by Shirley's intervention with the Indian chief.
Booloo (1938) as Ferguson
Bulldog Drummond's Revenge (1938) as Nielson's secretary
Captain Drummond travels to Switzerland in order to marry his girlfriend but the disappearance of a dangerous cargo of explosives makes him delay his plans.
The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) as
The bandit king of Sherwood Forest leads his Merry Men in a battle against the corrupt Prince John.
Kidnapped (1938) as English officer
A young man''''s evil uncle arranges for him to be kidnapped and sent to sea.
The Dawn Patrol (1938) as Adjutant
A flight commander in France almost cracks under the pressure of sending men to their deaths.
Blond Cheat (1938) as Fred (Percy)
A millionaire backs his daughter's stage career to keep her from marrying the wrong man.
Fools for Scandal (1938) as Man at Lady Malverton's table
A Hollywood star falls for a broken down aristocrat.
The Affairs of Annabel (1938) as Man at newsstand
A screen queen suffers through harebrained publicity stunts schemed up by her press agent.
Four Men and a Prayer (1938) as [Captain] Drake
To prove their father was murdered, four brothers fight to bring down a powerful arms syndicate.
Arrest Bulldog Drummond (1938) as Inspector Tredennis
Bulldog Drummond's Peril (1938) as Doctor
Bulldog Drummond hunts down an assassin after a priceless diamond.
Bulldog Drummond Comes Back (1937) as Sanger
An old enemy kidnaps Bulldog Drummond¿s fiancée.

Producer (feature film)

Small Pleasures (1993) as Producer
A young, ambitious woman, determined to make the most of her new life in Toronto, is contrasted with her roommate, also a recent immigrant, but one who still clings to the traditions of the old world.

Sound (feature film)

Jailbreakers (1994)
A mischievous girl is shunned by parents and friends after becoming involved with a dangerous young hoodlum who includes her in his getaway plans from prison.
Reform School Girl (1994)
A teenage girl is falsely convicted of a hit-and-run accident and sent to reform school. In order to gain early release and save her little sister from the true culprit, not to mention a perverted uncle, she becomes the star athlete of the reform school track team.
That Night (1993) as Production Sound Mixer
A coming-of-age story about an eleven-year-old girl who idolizes her troubled sixteen-year-old neighbor.
Dark Half, The (1993) as Sound Mixer
A bizarre series of murders begin when a writer tries to "kill off" his crime novel pseudonym.
Passion Fish (1992) as Sound Mixer
After becoming a paraplegic in an accident, a soap opera star returns to her home in Louisiana. The story focuses on the relationship between the actress and her nurse.
Dogfight (1991) as Sound Mixer
Set in 1963, a romance involving a Marine on his way to Vietnam who encounters more than he bargained for when he takes part in a sadistic Marine ritual.
Grifters, The (1990) as Sound Mixer
A small-time con man tries to avoid getting involved in big-time crime.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

Junebug (2005)
A dealer in outsider art threatens the equilibrium of her middle-class in-laws in North Carolina. Madeline is a go-getting art gallery owner from Chicago, recently married to George, a near-perfect Southern beau. When Madeline needs to close a deal with a reclusive North Carolina artist, George intr
Virus (1999) as Rigging Grip
Seeking refuge from a typhoon, the crew of an American tugboat boards a top secret Russian research vessel and finds it infected by an alien life form which regards humans as a virus which must be destroyed at any cost.
Progeny (1998) as Best Boy Grip
Aliens come to Earth to propagate their species.
Stephen King's The Night Flier (1997)
A tabloid reporter pursues a vampire who flies a small plane into desolate airports where he attacks his victims.
Ashanti (1979) as Production Coordinator
Dr. Anansa Linderby is kidnapped in a medical mission in Africa by a slave trader. From this moment, her husband will do anything to recover her and to punish the bad guys, but that will be not an easy task...

Film Production - Construction/Set (feature film)

Satisfaction (1988) as Construction Coordinator
Adventures of a female rock 'n' roll band hired as the house act in a club at a wealthy beach resort.
Hotel (1983)
A television movie pilot for an ABC series based on Arthur Hailey's novel "Hotel." Dramatic vignettes depict incidents in the lives of guests and staff of the St. Gregory Hotel in San Francisco.

Film Production - Lighting/Electrical (feature film)

Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son (2011)
After witnessing a murder, FBI agent Malcolm Turner and his stepson go deep undercover at an all-girl performing arts school. Now Malcolm must catch the bad guys while fending off the amorous advances of the school's goofball janitor.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

Out Of Africa (1985) as Field Consultant; Location Consultant
True life story of Karen Blixen, a woman trapped in a loveless marriage, who finds happiness with an adventurer.

Location Manager (feature film)

Sheena (1984) as Location Manager (Safari Camp)
A legendary queen of the jungle finds herself fighting evil in the deepest, darkest parts of Africa.

Special Thanks (feature film)

When Brendan Met Trudy (2000) as Special Thanks
Lonely teacher and movie buff Brendan experiences life in a new way when he runs into Trudy, a woman with a taste for spontaneous, often illegal, and sometimes life-threatening fun.
ENDURANCE (1999) as Special Thanks
A part-fiction, part-documentary biography of Haile Gebrselassie, an East African long-distance runner in the 1996 Summer Olympics. As a child, Haile runs everywhere - to and from his school, or a 3 hour trip to collect water. He is inspired by the 1980 Olympic success of another Ethiopian, Miruts Y

Film Production - Construction/Set (special)

Loner, The (1988) as Construction Coordinator
A pilot for a series not picked up by ABC. A wealthy and eccentric cop, Michael Shane, and his female partner get caught up in murder and mayhem when they try to solve a $750,000 jewel theft.

Sound (TV Mini-Series)

Family Album (1994)
A television miniseries based on "Family Album," Danielle Steel's novel about a Hollywood star who puts aside her career to marry a wealthy playboy. When they fall on hard times, financially and romantically, she returns to the screen as a director.

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