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Francis De Wolff

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Cast (feature film)

Ghosts--Italian Style (1969) as
An unemployed opera singer and his wife find jobs as caretakers in a haunted castle.
Sinful Davey (1969) as Andrew
Love complicates a 19th-century Scot''''s efforts to follow in his father''''s criminal footsteps.
Clue of the Twisted Candle (1968) as Ramon Karadis
The Fixer (1968) as Warden
A Russian-Jewish handyman is caught up in a wave of anti-Semitism in Czarist Russia when he is accused of a capital crime he did not commit.
Girl Game (1968) as
Triple Cross (1967) as German colonel-general
A safecracker turns double agent during WWII.
Pussycat Alley (1965) as Shelbourne
Carry on Cleo (1965) as Agrippa
Two kidnapped Britons run afoul of Cleopatra.
Devil Doll (1964) as Dr. Keisling
Vorelli is a ventriloquist & hypnotist, with an amazing dummy, Hugo. Vorelli meets and pursues a beautiful heiress (Marianne); he mesmerizes her, and induces a baffling coma. His buxom mistress (Magda) fears he'll dump her for the younger woman, and threatens to expose him. Vorelli tricks Hugo into killing Magda while he's safely elsewhere. Marianne's boyfriend Mark investigates. He discovers another killing in Vorelli's past, of a man called Hugo. The girl wakes from her coma, and announces she will marry the hypnotist. When the triumphant Vorelli tells Hugo his plans for Marianne and a new, female dummy, a final confrontation yields surprising results.
The Black Torment (1964) as Black John
A lord returns to his manor with his new wife, to hear rumours that he had already secretly returned and had committed several murders. Has he lost his mind, or is something dark afoot ?
From Russia With Love (1964) as Vavra
James Bond searches Istanbul for a stolen Russian decoding.
Siege of the Saxons (1963) as Blacksmith
A knight must prove himself worthy of marrying King Arthur''''s daughter.
The Three Lives of Thomasina (1963) as Targu
A young Scottish girl's cat, Thomasina, apparently dies at the hands of her widowed veterinarian father. The strained relationship between the girl and her father is eventually repaired with the return of Thomasina and the aid of a beautiful and mysterious "witch" who seems to have powers to revive and heal animals.
Corridors of Blood (1963) as Black Ben
In an effort to relieve the suffering of surgery patients, Dr. Thomas Bolton painstakingly develops an opium-based anesthetic, to which he gradually becomes addicted. In order to provide a continual supply of chemicals to continue his experiments and support his addiction, he falls in with a den of murderers who use his signature to sell cadavers to the local hospital.
The Two Faces of Dr. Jekyll (1961) as Inspector
An eminent doctor releases a dark force from within himself.
The Savage Innocents (1961) as Proprietor of trading post
When an Eskimo kills a priest for refusing his wife (an Eskimo custom), he becomes a fugitive and is caught by the Canadian Mounties, who then set him free in realization and respect for a different "nation's" set of laws.
Man Who Could Cheat Death, The (1959) as Legris
A remake of "The Man in Half Moon Street" (1944) (qv.). Dr. Bonner plans to live forever through periodic gland transplants from younger, healthier human victims. Bonner looks about 40; he's really 104 years old. But people are starting to get suspicious, and he may not make 200.
The Hound of the Baskervilles (1959) as Doctor Mortimer
Sherlock Holmes investigates the haunting of an isolated British estate by a murderous canine.
Sea Fury (1958) as Mulder
The captain and first mate of a salvage ship battle for love of a South American beauty.
The Roots of Heaven (1958) as Father Fargue
In Fort Lamy, French Equitorial Africa, idealist Morel (Trevor Howard)launches a one-man campaign to preserve the African elephant from extinction, which he sees as the last remaining "roots of Heaven." At first, he finds only support from Minna (Juliette Greco), hostess of the town's only night club, who is in love with him, and a derelict ex-British Army Major, Forsythe (Errol Flynn.) His crusade gains momentum and he is soon surrounded by an odd assortment of characters: Cy Sedgewick (Orson Welles), an American TV commentator who becomes impressed and rallies world-wide support; a U.S. photographer,Abe Fields (Eddie Albert), who is sent to do a picture story on Morel and stays on to follow his ideals; Saint Denis (Paul Lukas), a government aide ordered to stop Morel; Orsini (Herbert Lom), a professional ivory hunter whose vested interests aren't the same as Morel's; and Waitari (Edric Connor), leader of a Pan-African movement who follows Morel only for the personal good it will do his own campaign.
Saint Joan (1957) as La Tremouille, the Lord Chamberlain
A French peasant girl follows the advice of angels to lead her country against British invaders.
Smallest Show on Earth, The (1957) as Hardcastle
A young couple inherits a small movie theater only to find that they have inherited a group of aging employees along with it.
Moby Dick (1956) as Capt. Gardiner
Epic adaptation of Herman Melville's classic about a vengeful sea captain out to catch the whale that maimed him.
Odongo (1956) as George Watford
A veterinarian falls for a big game hunter whose job she hates.
King's Rhapsody (1955) as Prime Minister
Wee Geordie (1955) as Henry Samson
A young Scotsman is sent to compete in the Melbourne Olympics.
The Diamond Wizard (1954) as Yeo
U.S. Treasury Investigator Joe Dennison (Dennis O'Keefe) is sent to England on the trail of a gang of thieves responsible for stealing a million dollars from a U.S. Treasury vault. One of the crooks is on his way to England to spend the money on phony diamonds. Scotland Yard Inspector McClaren (Philip Friend), assigned to work with Dennison on the case, is also working on the disappearance of Dr. Eric Miller (Paul Harmuth), an atomic scientist. Dennison discovers while interviewing Miller's daughter Marlene (Margaret Sheridan) that she is wearing a brooch containing a phony diamond, and the brooch had been made by her father.
Moulin Rouge (1953) as Victor
French painter Toulouse-Lautrec fights to find love despite his physical limitations.
The Master of Ballantrae (1953) as Matthew Bull
A Scottish lord rebels against the British by taking up piracy.
Ivanhoe (1952) as Front de Boeuf
Sir Walter Scott's classic tale of the noble knight torn between his fair lady and a beautiful Jew.
A Christmas Carol (1951) as The spirit of the present
Ghosts visit a miser during the holidays to teach him the errors of his ways.
Tom Brown's Schooldays (1951) as Squire Brown
Treasure Island (1950) as Black Dog
A young boy and a pirate clash over buried treasure.
Under Capricorn (1949) as Major Wilkins
Newly arrived in Australia, a man discovers his childhood love is now an alcoholic.
Naked Heart, The (1949) as Papa Suprenant
Fire over England (1937) as Tarleton
A British spy infiltrates the Spanish court to thwart their planned invasion of England.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Jesus of Nazareth (Do Not Use) (1977) as Simon The Pharisee
A reverent and beautiful retelling of the biblical tale with an all-star cast, winning Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Drama (1977-78) and for James Farentino as Best Supporting Actor in a Drama. Subsequently expanded to eight hours over four nights.

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