skip navigation
Monty Woolley

Monty Woolley



TCM Messageboards
Post your comments here


TCM Archive Materials VIEW ALL ARCHIVES (3)

Recent DVDs


Midnight DVD ... Claudette Colbert Charms the City of Love!Academy Award winners Claudette... more info $14.98was $14.98 Buy Now

The Man Who... Famed author Sheridan Whiteside possesses a tongue dipped in venom and a brain... more info $5.99was $19.98 Buy Now

Three Comrades... World War I is over, let the living begin. So three German soldiers open a... more info $11.99was $17.99 Buy Now

Everybody Sing... Booted out of boarding school for singing Mendelssohn in swing time, young Judy... more info $11.99was $17.99 Buy Now

Also Known As: Died: May 6, 1963
Born: August 17, 1888 Cause of Death: kidney and heart ailment
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Kismet (1955) as Omar
In this Arabian Nights musical, the "king of the beggars" infiltrates high society when his daughter is wooed by a handsome prince.
As Young As You Feel (1951) as John Hodges
Sixty-five-year-old John Hodges must retire from Acme Printing. He later impersonates the president of the parent company and arrives at his old plant on an inspection tour. Acme president McKinley is so nervous not even his beautiful secretary Harriet can calm him. McKinley's wife Lucille becomes infatuated with Hodges. Many further complications ensue.
Miss Tatlock's Millions (1948) as Miles Tatlock
After the accidental death of an idiot heir, a stunt man is hired to impersonate him while the family gathers to determine the dispersment of the estate of Miss Tatlock's millions.
The Bishop's Wife (1948) as Professor Wutheridge
An angel helps set an ambitious bishop on the right track.
Night and Day (1946) as Himself
Fanciful biography of songwriter Cole Porter, who rose from high society to find success on Tin Pan Alley.
Molly and Me (1945) as John Graham
Molly, an actress desperate for work, decides to get it by "playing the part" of an experienced housekeeper. It turns out that the butler at her new household is doing the same thing. Their employer, Mr. Graham, is a retired politician who, divorced from his wife and estranged from his son, lives alone with a staff of servants. Graham's life needs shaking up and, with her enthusiasm and acting talent, Molly is just the one to help him do it when the opportunity arises.
Irish Eyes Are Smiling (1944) as Edgar Brawley
Since You Went Away (1944) as Col. William G. Smollett
A mother and wife struggle to cope while her husband is off serving in World War II.
Holy Matrimony (1943) as Priam Farll, also known as Henry Leek
An artist returning from years abroad takes the identity of his dead valet to escape the attentions of the press.
The Man Who Came to Dinner (1942) as Sheridan Whiteside
An acerbic critic wreaks havoc when a hip injury forces him to move in with a midwestern family.
The Pied Piper (1942) as Howard
Englishman Mr Howard is on a fishing holiday in eastern France when the Germans invade in 1940. Setting off to try and get back home he is persuaded to take along the two Cavanaugh children, and as his journey progresses his family keeps growing in size. Once in German-occupied northern France a new problem arises - the risk of being heard speaking English.
Life Begins at Eight-Thirty (1942) as Madden Thomas
Kathy lives in a cramped New York flat with her father Madden Thomas, a celebrated actor brought down by drink. Lame from an early age and feeling trapped with her father in her small world, Kathy is delighted to meet fellow tenant Robert. When Madden is offered the lead in a new King Lear and Robert lands a composing job in Hollywood, better times seem for a while to beckon.
Man About Town (1939) as Dubois
Producer Bob Temple, who's brought an American show to London, loves his star Diana, but she won't take him seriously as a lover. To show her, he picks up stranger Lady Arlington, whose financier husband neglects her. On a weekend at the Arlington country house, Bob is used by both Lady A. and her friend to make their husbands jealous; this works all too well, and Bob is in danger from both husbands.
Zaza (1939) as Fouget
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...
Honeymoon in Bali (1939) as Publisher
Dancing Co-Ed (1939) as Professor Lange
A college girl fights to survive in academia and show business.
Never Say Die (1939) as Dr. Schmidt
Midnight (1939) as The judge
An unemployed showgirl poses as Hungarian royalty to infiltrate Parisian society.
Artists and Models Abroad (1938) as Gantvoort
Arsene Lupin Returns (1938) as Georges Bouchet
A reformed jewel thief helps detectives track down a criminal.
The Girl of the Golden West (1938) as Governor
A frontierswoman shelters a notorious outlaw.
Three Comrades (1938) as Dr. [Felix] Jaffe
Three life-long friends share their love for a dying woman against the turbulent backdrop of Germany between the wars.
Vacation from Love (1938) as Wedding guest
Newlyweds refuse help from their families as they struggle to make it on their own.
Lord Jeff (1938) as Jeweler
When a good boy goes bad, his family sends him to a naval military school.
Everybody Sing (1938) as John Fleming
A theatrical family tries to put on a show but is upstaged by their servants.
Young Dr. Kildare (1938) as Dr. Lane-Porteus
A medical school graduate must choose between a small-town practice and a big-city internship.
Live, Love and Learn (1937) as Mr. [Charles C.] Bawltitude
A bohemian artist and a society girl try to adjust to marriage.

Cast (special)

Man Who Came to Dinner, The (1954) as Sheridan Whiteside
The story of Sheridan Whiteside, a famous author who visits a couple, the Stanleys, intending to stay only for dinner -- until he accidentally breaks his hip and is confined to the Stanley home for six weeks. The plot revolves around the havoc Sheridan causes with his opinionated view of life. Based

Cast (short)

See Your Doctor (1939)
In this comedic short film, a lecturer tells of the problems a man faces seeking medical treatment.

Please support TCMDB by adding to this information.

Click here to contribute