skip navigation
Paul Cavanagh

Paul Cavanagh

Up
Down

| VIEW ALL

TCM Messageboards
Post your comments here
ADD YOUR COMMENT>

share:

TCM Archive Materials VIEW ALL ARCHIVES (1)

Also Known As: Died: March 15, 1964
Born: December 8, 1888 Cause of Death: Heart Attack
Birth Place: Chislehurst, England, GB Profession: Cast ...
RATE AND COMMENT

COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
The Beat Generation (1959) as Will Belmont
A group of beatniks unwittingly harbor a serial rapist.
2.
In the Money (1958) as Inspector Saunders
The Bowery Boys escort a diamond concealing poodle on a cruise.
3.
God Is My Partner (1957) as Dr. James Brady
A retired surgeon starts giving away money to religious causes and his family tries to file suit, claiming that he's incompetent.
4.
She Devil (1957) as Sugar daddy
5.
The Man Who Turned to Stone (1957) as Dr. Cooper
Mad scientists steal the life force from reform school girls.
6.
Blonde Bait (1956) as Inspector D. N. Hedges
7.
Diane (1956) as Lord Bonnivet
A beautiful woman serving as adviser to the King of France falls for his son.
8.
Francis in the Haunted House (1956) as Neil Frazer
9.
The King's Thief (1955) as Sir Edward Scott
A highwayman uncovers a plot to assassinate King Charles II.
10.
The Prodigal (1955) as Tobiah
Biblical story of a young man led astray by an evil priestess.
11.
The Purple Mask (1955) as Duc de Latour
France, 1803: 11 years after the Revolution, a royalist underground is led by a new 'Scarlet Pimpernel', the Purple Mask, who rescues nobles in distress and kidnaps Napoleon's officials for ransom, aided by the spy services of a group of lovely models headed by Laurette (really the Duc de Latour's daughter). But even she doesn't know the Purple Mask's real identity as foppish dancing master Rene...
12.
The Scarlet Coat (1955) as Sir Henry Clinton
An American officer goes undercover to unmask a Revolutionary War traitor.
13.
Casanova's Big Night (1954) as Signor Alberto DiGambetta
A tailor''''s apprentice fills in for the famed Italian lover.
14.
Khyber Patrol (1954) as Melville
Richard Egan, Dawn Addams, Raymond Burr, Patric Knowles, Paul Cavanagh. Richard Egan, leader of the British Lancers romances the commander''s daughter in between skirmishes with the Russian-backed border tribesmen in India.
15.
Magnificent Obsession (1954) as Dr. Giraud
A playboy becomes a doctor to right the wrong he's done to a sightless widow.
16.
The Law vs. Billy the Kid (1954) as John H. Tunstall
The young outlaw tries to go straight.
17.
The Raid (1954) as Col. Tucker
A group of confederate prisoners escape to Canada and plan to rob the banks and set fire to the small town of Saint Albans in Vermont. To get the lie of the land, their leader spends a few days in the town and finds he is getting drawn into its life and especially into that of an attractive widow and her son.
18.
The Iron Glove (1954) as Cavenly
A Scottish adventurer infiltrates the court of George I to prepare for a revolution.
19.
Flame of Calcutta (1953) as Lord Robert Clive
Denise Darcel, Patric Knowles, Paul Cavanagh, George Keymas, Leonard Penn. The daughter of a slain French official wages guerrilla war on Prince Jehan, the man responsible for her father''s death. This Sam Katzman production is set in India circa 1760.
20.
The Desert Rats (1953) as Colonel
A desperate band of Allied soldiers fights off the Nazis in North Africa.
21.
Bandits of Corsica (1953) as Dianzo
Richard Greene, Paula Raymond, Raymond Burr, Dona Drake, Lee Van Cleef, Frank Puglia, Nestor Paiva, Michael Ansara. Mario and Carlos, twin brothers separated at birth, are reunited after many years and make a pact to overthrow the evil ruler of their Corsica homeland. Complications arise when Carlos falls in love with Mario''s wife and lies and deceit split the brothers apart
22.
All American (1953) as Professor [Carl] Banning
23.
House of Wax (1953) as Sidney Wallace
A scarred sculptor re-populates his ravaged wax museum with human corpses.
24.
Port Sinister (1953) as John Kolvac
A 17th-century Caribbean port rumored to have frequented by pirates rises from the ocean floor, where it came to rest after an earthquake many years before. A scientist wants to study it, some thugs want the treasure alleged to be stored there, a bunch of mutated giant crabs living there attack them all.
25.
The Mississippi Gambler (1953) as Edmond Dureau
Mark Fallon, with partner Kansas John Polly, tries to introduce honest gambling on the riverboats. His first success makes enemies of the crooked gamblers and of fair Angelique Dureau, whose necklace he won. Later in New Orleans, Mark befriends Angelique's father, but she still affects to despise him as his gambling career brings him wealth. Duelling, tragedy, and romantic complications follow.
26.
The Golden Hawk (1952) as Jeremy Smithers
Male and female pirates join forces against a corrupt Caribbean governor.
27.
Plymouth Adventure (1952) as John Carver
Epic dramatization of the Pilgrims'''' journey to the new world on the Mayflower.
28.
The Desert Fox (1951) as Lt. Col. Caesar von Hofaker
Following his work with the Afrika Korps, Field Marshall Rommell joins in a plot to assassinate Hitler.
29.
Tales of Robin Hood (1951) as Sir Guy [de Clermont]
30.
Bride of the Gorilla (1951) as Klaas Van Gelder
Deep in the South American jungle plantation manager Barney Chavez (Raymond Burr) kills his elderly employer in order to get to his beautiful wife (Barbara Payton). However, an old native witch witnesses the crime and puts a curse on Barney, who soon after finds himself turning nightly into a rampaging gorilla. But is his transformation real or is it all in his head?
31.
All That I Have (1951) as
32.
The Strange Door (1951) as Edmond de Maletroit
Noble-born cad Dennis (Stapley) has been tricked into a forced stay at the eerie manor of the Sire de Maletroit (Laughton), an evil madman who can't get over the death of his beloved, twenty years after she married his brother (Cavanagh) instead and subsequently passed away during childbirth. Maletroit is determined to have his revenge: the brother has been stowed away in the dungeon for two decades, while he's convinced his disreputable house guest will make a suitably hellish husband for his niece. As luck would have it, the young couple manage to fall in love, and with the help of manservant Voltan (Karloff), they try to make their escape, but not before a final confrontation with Maletroit in the dungeon's crushing deathtrap.
33.
Hollywood Story (1951) as Roland Paul
Hollywood 1950: The successful producer Larry O'Brian arrives in Los Angeles to found a motion picture company. He buys an old studio which was unused since the days of silent movies. He's shown the office where the famous director Franklin Farrara was shot. The case hasn't been solved until now, although there were many suspects. O'Brian becomes fascinated by the subject and wants to shoot a movie about it. He investigates himself and soon gets into danger himself.
34.
The Son of Dr. Jekyll (1951) as Inspector Stoddard
The son of the notorious scientist fights to clear his father''''s name.
35.
Rogues of Sherwood Forest (1950) as Sir Giles
Robin Hood''''s son reunites the Merry Men when King John reverts to tyranny.
36.
The Iroquois Trail (1950) as Col. Eric Thorne
A frontiersman helps the British fight off French invaders and double-dealing Indians.
37.
The Second Face (1950) as Todd Williams
A homely woman injured in a car crash awakes to find the plastic surgery has transformed her into a first class beauty.
38.
Hi-Jacked (1950) as Hagen
39.
Hit Parade of 1951 (1950) as Two-to-One Thompson
40.
You Gotta Stay Happy (1949) as Dr. Blucher
Indecisive heiress Dee Dee Dillwood is pushed into marrying her sixth fiancée, but unable to face the wedding night, she flees into the adjacent hotel room of commercial pilot Marvin Payne, who just wants to sleep. Somehow, she persuades him to take her to California. Her fellow passengers include a chimpanzee, a corpse (in a coffin), an absconding embezzler, and two smoochy newlyweds. Can love be far behind?
41.
Madame Bovary (1949) as Marquis D'Andervilliers
A romantic country girl sacrifices her marriage when she thinks she's found true love.
42.
Secret Beyond the Door (1948) as Rick Barrett
A new bride becomes obsessed with the one room her husband keeps locked.
43.
The Black Arrow (1948) as Sir John Sedley
A young British nobleman comes back from fighting in the War of the Roses to discover that his father has been murdered by an old family friend who is now an outlaw. However, he becomes suspicious about the exact circumstances of his father's death and determines to find out exactly what happened.
44.
The Babe Ruth Story (1948) as Dr. Menzies
A childlike oaf becomes the greatest star in baseball.
45.
Dishonored Lady (1947) as Victor Kranish
Madeleine Damien is the fashion editor of a slick Manhattan magazine by day and a lively party girl by night. Unfortunately, the pressures of her job, including kowtowing to a hefty advertiser, and her bad luck with men are driving her to a breakdown. She seeks the help of a psychiatrist, and under his orders, quits her job and moves into a smaller flat under a new identity. She becomes interested in painting and a handsome neighbor. He soon finds out about her past when an ex-suitor implicates her in a murder.
46.
Ivy (1947) as Dr. Berwick
To win a wealthy man, a British woman plots to kill her husband and pin it on her lover.
47.
Humoresque (1947) as Victor Wright
A classical musician from the slums is sidetracked by his love for a wealthy neurotic.
48.
Night and Day (1946) as Bart McClelland
Fanciful biography of songwriter Cole Porter, who rose from high society to find success on Tin Pan Alley.
49.
The Verdict (1946) as Clive Russell
A Scotland Yard superintendent makes a mistake in an investigation, causing the execution of an innocent man.
50.
Wife Wanted (1946) as Jeffrey Caldwell
Career-slipping movie star Carole Raymond (Kay Francis) buys in as a real estate partner of Jeff Caldwell (Paul Cavanagh). Actually, through his secretary, Nola Reed (Veda Ann Borg), Caldwell runs a matrimonial bureau and, with the aid of his associate, Lee Kirby (John Gallaudet), they defraud and blackmail a large group of lonely people. Carole, unknowingly, is used as bait for one of their victims, Walter Desmond (Barton Yarborough), who "commits suicide." Reporter William Tyler (Robert Shayne) thinks otherwise and, posing as a rich rancher, contacts Miss Raymond. The latter, now being blackmailed by Caldwell, is forced to persuade Tyler to invest in a fraudulent oil deal. In her own attempt to break the racket, Carole uncovers Mildred Hayes (Teala Loring), another innocent victim of the Desmond case. Despite leading each other on for their own purposes, Carole and Tyler fall in love and combine their efforts.
51.
A Night in Paradise (1946) as Cleomenes
Aesop takes a break from spinning fables to help a king and fall in love.
52.
The House of Fear (1945) as [Dr.] Simon Merrivale
53.
Club Havana (1945) as Willard [Clifton] Rogers
54.
This Man's Navy (1945) as Sir Anthony Tivall
Two Navy vets compete to see whose son is the bigger hero.
55.
The Woman in Green (1945) as [Sir George] Fenwick
Sherlock Holmes investigates a series of seemingly unrelated murders.
56.
The Man in Half Moon Street (1944) as Dr. Henry Latimer
57.
The Scarlet Claw (1944) as Lord [William] Penrose
Sherlock Holmes investigates a haunting in a Canadian village vital to the war effort.
58.
Marriage Is a Private Affair (1944) as Mr. [Selly] Selworth
A spoiled rich girl refuses to let marriage interfere with man-chasing.
59.
Maisie Goes to Reno (1944) as Roger Pelham
On a trip to Reno, a Brooklyn showgirl tries to stop a soldier and his wife from divorcing.
60.
The Hard Way (1943) as Jack Shagrue
An ambitious woman doesn't care who she hurts in her drive to make her sister a star.
61.
Adventure in Iraq (1943) as Sheik Ahmid Bel Nor
Americans are captured by Arabs working for the Nazis.
62.
The Gorilla Man (1943) as Dr. Randall Doran
A wounded soldier discovers his hospital is secretly run by the Nazis.
63.
Captains of the Clouds (1942) as Group captain
A mail flyer joins the Canadian air force for fun but has to prove his worth when he goes to war.
64.
The Strange Case of Doctor Rx (1942) as John Crispin
After five men previously acquitted of various criminal charges are murdered by a mysterious avenger known as Dr. Rx, police Inspector Hurd (Edmund MacDonald) and Sergeant Sweeney (Shemp Howard) ask private investigator Jerry Church (Patric Knowles) to help them on the case. He takes the case after talking to Dudley Crispin (Samuel S. Hinds), a brilliant attorney who had defended three of the murdered men. Crispin gains an acquittal for his latest client, Zarini (Matty Fain), but the latter falls dead in the courtroom. Jerry marries Kit Logan (Anne Gwynne), who becomes frightened and persuades Jerry to quit the case. He stays however after Ernie Paul (John Gallaudet), suspected of the Zarini murder, threatens to "get" him if he does not stay on and clear Paul. Dr. Rx captures Jerry and attempts to frighten him into insanity by strapping him on an operating table, and pretending to exchange the detective's brain for a gorilla (Ray Corrigan in his gorilla suit).
65.
Pacific Rendezvous (1942) as Commander Charles Brennan
An expert at deciphering codes takes on an enemy spy ring.
66.
Eagle Squadron (1942) as Sir James Partridge
67.
The Case of the Black Parrot (1941) as Max Armand
A newspaperman sets out to catch a sea-going thief.
68.
Maisie Was a Lady (1941) as "Cap" Rawlston
A Brooklyn showgirl signs on as maid for a family of wealthy eccentrics.
69.
Shadows on the Stairs (1941) as Joseph Reynolds
A series of mysterious murders haunts the inhabitants of a boarding house.
70.
Passage from HongKong (1941) as Capt. Duncan MacNeil-Fraser
A thriller writer tries to impress a young woman by pretending to be tied to a murder.
71.
I Take This Woman (1940) as Bill Rodgers
A tenement doctor's marriage to a European refugee threatens his practice.
72.
The Underpup (1939) as Mr. Franklin Cooper
73.
Reno (1939) as John Banton
A divorce lawyer prospers as a gambling tycoon.
74.
Within the Law (1939) as "English Eddie" [Morton]
A wrongly convicted woman studies law and seeks her revenge.
75.
76.
Champagne Charlie (1936) as Charlie Cortland
77.
Splendor (1935) as Martin Deering
A man disappoints his destitute family by marrying a poor girl.
78.
Goin' to Town (1935) as Edward Carrington
When her fiancée Buck Gonzales is killed, dance hall queen Cleo Borden inherits his wealth. Included are oil wells supervised by British engineer Carrington, whom Cleo sets out to win by becoming a "lady." She races her horse in Buenos Aires, gains social position by loveless marriage to bankrupt Colton, and even sings in an opera. But when she meets Carrington again, he's become the Earl of Stratton...
79.
Thunder in the Night (1935) as Count [Peter] Alvinczy
80.
Without Regret (1935) as Sir Robert Godfrey
81.
Menace (1934) as Colonel [Leonard] Crecy
82.
Shoot the Works (1934) as Bill [Alvin] Ritchie
83.
The Notorious Sophie Lang (1934) as Max Bernard/Sir Nigel Crane
84.
Tarzan and His Mate (1934) as Martin Arlington
The jungle king fights to protect his wife from a greedy ivory hunter.
85.
Uncertain Lady (1934) as Bruce King
86.
One Exciting Adventure (1934) as Lavassor [also known as Jean Continescue and Krumbiegel]
87.
Tonight Is Ours (1933) as Prince Keri
88.
The Sin of Nora Moran (1933) as The governor [Dick Crawford]
89.
The Kennel Murder Case (1933) as [Sir] Thomas MacDonald
Society sleuth Philo Vance investigates a murder tied to a Long Island dog show.
90.
Curtain at Eight (1933) as Wylie Thornton
91.
A Bill of Divorcement (1932) as Gary [Meredith]
A recovered madman learns his ex-wife and daughter are about to marry.
92.
The Crash (1932) as Ronnie Sanderson
The stock market crash costs a faithless wife her fortune.
93.
Devil's Lottery (1932) as Major Hugo Beresford
94.
Unfaithful (1931) as Viscount Ronald Kilkerry
95.
Heartbreak (1931) as Captain Wolke
96.
Always Goodbye (1931) as Reginald Armstrong, alias of Morgan
97.
Transgression (1931) as Robert Maury
When her lover is killed, a straying wife tries to intercept the confession she mailed her husband.
98.
The Squaw Man (1931) as Henry, Earl of Kerhill
After saving the life of a British aristocrat, an Indian maiden bears his child.
99.
Born to Love (1931) as Sir Wilfred Drake
A World War I pilot thought dead turns up after the mother of his child has married.
100.
Grumpy (1930) as Jarvis
101.
The Virtuous Sin (1930) as Captain Orloff
102.
Strictly Unconventional (1930) as Ted
A woman looks up her philandering mother-in-law for advice on adultery.
103.
The Storm (1930) as Dave Steuart
Burr and Dave, two close friends who have backed each other up in countless difficulties, are torn apart by the arrival of a woman, Manette, who becomes stranded with them in their cabin during a raging blizzard.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

104.
Sideways (2004) as Prod office intern
A wine-tasting road trip to salute Jack's final days as a bachelor careens woefully sideways as he and Miles hit the gas en route to mid-life crises. The comically mismatched pair, who share little more than their history and a heady blend of failed potential and fading youth, soon find themselves d

Cast (special)

105.
Cadfael 3 (1998) as Ralf ("The Raven In The Foregate")
Adaptation of the novels of Ellis Peters about a 12th century, crime-solving Welsh monk, Brother Cadfael. In "The Raven in the Foregate," a new parish priest incites the ill-will of his parishioners when he refuses to grant a young woman absolution because she is pregnant out of wedlock. When the wo

Please support TCMDB by adding to this information.

Click here to contribute