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Also Known As: Ien Wulf, Ian Macwolfe, Ian Wolf Died: January 23, 1992
Born: November 4, 1896 Cause of Death: natural causes
Birth Place: Canton, Illinois, USA Profession: actor, singer, dancer, pantomimist

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Gaunt, wiry, prolific supporting player with a piercing stare, familiar from the hundreds of films in which he played mean or menacing characters in the course of a seven-decade career. After appearing on the Broadway stage, Wolfe made his film debut in his late 30s and, already balding, quickly won notice as Captain Bligh's cruel storekeeper and stool pigeon Maggs in "Mutiny in the Bounty" (1935). Wolfe went on to make more than 150 film appearances, often playing English or clerical characters, in films including the horror comedy "Homebodies" (1974, a starring role); Mike Nichols' "The Fortune" (1975, as the dithery old justice of the peace); "Creator" (1985); "Checking Out" (1988); and "Dick Tracy" (1990). Wolfe also played Wizard Tranquil on the 1983 TV series, "Wizards and Warriors".

Gaunt, wiry, prolific supporting player with a piercing stare, familiar from the hundreds of films in which he played mean or menacing characters in the course of a seven-decade career. After appearing on the Broadway stage, Wolfe made his film debut in his late 30s and, already balding, quickly won notice as Captain Bligh's cruel storekeeper and stool pigeon Maggs in "Mutiny in the Bounty" (1935). Wolfe went on to make more than 150 film appearances, often playing English or clerical characters, in films including the horror comedy "Homebodies" (1974, a starring role); Mike Nichols' "The Fortune" (1975, as the dithery old justice of the peace); "Creator" (1985); "Checking Out" (1988); and "Dick Tracy" (1990). Wolfe also played Wizard Tranquil on the 1983 TV series, "Wizards and Warriors".

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Dick Tracy (1990) Forger
2.
 Checking Out (1989) Mr D'Amato
3.
4.
 Creator (1985) Professor Brauer
5.
 Mae West (1982) Dorset
6.
 Reds (1981) Mr Partlow
8.
 Up The Academy (1980) Commandant Caseway
9.
 Frisco Kid, The (1979) Father Joseph
10.
 Seniors, The (1978)
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Milestones close milestones

1919:
Made stage debut in "The Claw" starring Lionel Barrymore
1934:
Went to Hollywood; supported Lionel Barrymore in the radio series "Mayor of the Town"; made film acting debut in a small part in Irving Thalberg's production of "The Barretts of Wimpole Street"

Notes

Wolfe was a scholar of comparative religions and philosophies.

An outdoorsman, Wolfe climbed Mt. Whitney alone in 1954.

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wife:
Elizabeth Schroder. Australian; married in the 1920s for over 50 years.

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daughter:
Moya Kelsey. Mother Elizabeth Schroder.
daughter:
Deirdre Wolfe. Mother Elizabeth Schroder.

Contributions

Spica ( 2006-05-03 )

Source: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0708415/

Ian Wolfe also starred as "Mr. Atoz" in the Star Trek episode "All Our Yesterdays" (Season 3, Episode 23) in March of 1969.

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