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Also Known As: Leo Grattan Carroll, Leo Carroll Died: October 16, 1972
Born: October 25, 1892 Cause of Death: pneumonia
Birth Place: Weedon, England, GB Profession: actor

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Tall, dignified character actor popular on the London and New York stages before turning to Hollywood in 1934. Carroll appeared in more Hitchcock films then anyone other than the director himself, most notably as the insidious Dr. Murchison in "Spellbound" (1945).

Tall, dignified character actor popular on the London and New York stages before turning to Hollywood in 1934. Carroll appeared in more Hitchcock films then anyone other than the director himself, most notably as the insidious Dr. Murchison in "Spellbound" (1945).

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 From Nashville With Music (1969) Arnold
2.
4.
 The Karate Killers (1967) Alexander Waverly
5.
 The Spy With My Face (1966) Alexander Waverly
6.
 The Spy in the Green Hat (1966) Alexander Waverly
7.
 One Spy Too Many (1966) Mr Alexander Waverly
9.
 That Funny Feeling (1965) O'Shea
10.
 The Prize (1963) Count Bertil Jacobsson
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1911:
Stage acting debut
1912:
First appearances on London and New York stage
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Served in WWI
1924:
Moved permanently to the USA
:
Enjoyed a stage success with "The Late George Apley"
1934:
Film acting debut
1937:
Co-starred in "Captains Courageous"
1939:
Acted in support of Laurence Olivier and Merle Oberon in "Wuthering Heights"
1940:
Appeared in "Rebecca", starring Joan Fontaine and produced and directed by Alfred Hitchcock; first of six films with Hitchcock
1941:
Reteamed with Hitchcock and Joan Fontaine in "Suspicion"
1945:
Cast as the villain in Hitchcock's "Spellbound"
1947:
Acted in "Forever Amber"
1950:
Played the caterer in "Father of the Bride"
1951:
Portrayed a senator in "Strangers on a Train"
1953:
Played title character in the CBS series "Topper"
1955:
Supported Humphrey Bogart in "We're No Angels"
1959:
Had featured role in "North by Northwest"; last film with Hitchcock
1961:
Played the reverend set to officiate at a wedding in the Disney comedy "The Parent Trap"
1962:
Co-starred in the TV series "Going My Way"
1964:
Created signature role of Alexander Waverly on the NBC spy series "The Man From U.N.C.L.E."
1966:
Also played Waverly in the spin-off "The Girl From U.N.C.L.E." (NBC)
1969:
Last film, "From Nashville with Music"
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