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Also Known As: Died: June 16, 1967
Born: November 20, 1891 Cause of Death: stroke
Birth Place: Surrey, England, GB Profession: Cast ...


Director (feature film)

The Big Bluff (1933) as Director

Cast (feature film)

Batman (1966) as Commodore Schmidlapp
Batman and Robin battle Catwoman, the Penguin, the Joker and the Riddler, who seek to defeat the Dynamic Duo once and for all, and take over the world.
Assault on a Queen (1966) as Master-at-arms
Mercenaries salvage a sunken submarine to rob the Queen Mary at sea.
Cat Ballou (1965) as Sir Harry Percival
A prim schoolteacher turns outlaw queen when the railroad steals her land.
Around the World in 80 Days (1956) as Bombay police inspector
A Victorian gentleman bets that he can beat the world's record for circling the globe.
Escape to Burma (1955) as Commissioner
A local prince in British Burma has been killed, apparently by his prospecting partner Jim Brecan. The bereaved father wants Brecan's head, no questions asked, but Captain Cardigan of the colonial police hopes to find him first for a fair trial. Meanwhile, Brecan finds refuge on the teak plantation of wealthy colonial Gwen Moore, where mutual attraction soon makes him indispensable...
World for Ransom (1954) as Maj. Ian Bone
Made by the same production set-up on the same lot that was producing the 1953-54 "China Smith/Captain China" TV series that starred Dan Duryea as soldier-of-fortune China Smith, using many of the same players that were regulars on the TV series, including Douglass Dumbrille, as head of the British Intelligence, and the same "Singapore", British Colony colonials and China sets used on the series. In this instance, they had the good grace to actually make a "new" film rather than just paste two of the TV episodes together and sending it out as a "new" movie as many of the TV production companies were doing at the time, i.e., the producers of the "Ramar of the Jungle" and Guy Madison's "Wild Bill Hickok" series. And changed the role names of Duryea and Dumbrille, but the Duryea character is still "China Smith." And hired a good director. This time out China Smith...uh.....Mike Callahan (Dan Duryea), because of his friendship with Julian March (Patric Knowles),becomes involved with a plot to kidnap a nuclear scientist who is one of the three men in the whole wide world who knows how to detonate an H-Bomb and evidently carries most of the makings around with him. March is in league with Alexis Pederas (Gene Lockhart, less lovable than usual)and his henchman Guzik (former boxer Lou Nova and mean as usual), planning to do some blackmailing on a global scale. Lots of killing, kidnappings, crosses and double-crosses, fights and pursuits follow, plus some bit of footsie between March's wife, Frennessy (Marian Carr) and Callahan. Nothing much happens in that area either as she departs Singapore and Callahan both when neither are of further use to her. Better than the TV series because of director Robert Aldrich. And Marian Carr, who Aldrich would use later on.
Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1953) as Inspector
Slim and Tubby are American cops in London to study police tactics. They wind up in jail and are bailed out by Dr. Jekyll. Jekyll has been murdering fellow doctors who laugh at his experiments. He has more murders in mind. At one point the serum that turns Jekyll into the murderous Hyde gets injected into Tubby.
Fort Vengeance (1953) as Maj. Trevett
Outlaw brothers turned Mounties clash over their different attitudes toward law and order.
The Hindu (1953) as Sir Cedric
Gunga Ram (Nino Marcel), a young elephant trainer, swears vengeance on the killers of his sister Indria (Lisa Howard) and her husband on the orders of the religious fire-cult leaders, the High Priestess (June Foray) and Ashok (Victor Jory). The Maharajah of Bakore (Lou Krugman) disbelieves him and Gunga Ram is also opposed by the Maharajah's General Pollegar (Boris Karloff). Gunga Ram sets out to expose and destroy the fire shrine of Sabaka.
The Iroquois Trail (1950) as Capt. Brownell
A frontiersman helps the British fight off French invaders and double-dealing Indians.
Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (1948) as [Henry L.] Simms
A New York businessman's dream of a country home is shattered when he buys a tumbledown rural shack.
The Macomber Affair (1947) as Captain Smollett
A wealthy playboy and his wife hire a great white hunter to guide them to the African hunting grounds.
Christmas Eve (1947) as Phillip Hastings
To save her fortune, an aging woman must reunite her three adopted sons.
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (1947) as Colonel
An accountant dreams of being a hero but finds it's not so easy in real life.
My Favorite Brunette (1947) as James Collins
A baby photographer mistaken for a private eye ends up framed for murder.
Escape Me Never (1947) as Mr. MacLean
A composer forsakes his innocent bride to romance his brother's fiancee.
Tangier (1946) as Adolpho Fernandez
The Locket (1946) as Mr. [Arthur] Wendell
A dark personal secret drives a young woman to use every man she encounters.
Love Letters (1945) as Defense attorney
A soldier falls for the woman who may have killed his best friend.
Song of the Open Road (1944) as Director Curtis
Child film star Jane Powell, fed up with her every move being stage managed by her stage mother, runs away and joins the U.S. Crop Corps, a small army of young folks staying at youth hostels and picking crops while adult farmworkers are at war. Totally clueless about the real world, befuddled Jane is embroiled in teen-romance complications while Mother frantically searches. Will her stardom help or hinder her new friends? W.C. Fields does a short act with Bergen and McCarthy.
The Crime Doctor's Strangest Case (1943) as Paul Ashley
A criminal psychologist searches for clues in an elderly crime victim's dreams.
Over My Dead Body (1943) as Brenner
The problem with the mystery stories concocted by Jason Cord (Milton Berle) is that he can never figure out who's guilty. Stuck, as usual, he takes his latest unfinished "who-dunit" to the office of his wife, Patricia Cord (Mary Beth Hughes), whose boss, Brennan (Reginald Denny), doesn't know she is married. Hidden in a closet, Jason overhears Brennan and his partners discussing a situation which exactly parallels his new story. He steps out when the discussion reaches the point of his story's current progress and, seeing a chance of finding an ending to his story, offers to make a suicide look like a murder. He soon finds himself the central figure in a front-page murder trial before he proves the supposed suicide to have been an actual murder - committed by one of the victim's partners.
Thunder Birds (1942) as Barrett
A veteran flyer and the youngster he's training fall for the same girl.
Eyes in the Night (1942) as Stephen Lawry
Blind detective Duncan Maclain gets mixed up with enemy agents and murder when he tries to help an old friend with a rebellious stepdaughter.
Captains of the Clouds (1942) as Commanding officer
A mail flyer joins the Canadian air force for fun but has to prove his worth when he goes to war.
Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror (1942) as Sir Evan Barham [alias of Heinrich von Bork]
Sherlock Holmes investigates acts of terrorism linked to Nazi radio broadcasts.
Appointment for Love (1941) as Michael Dailey
Charming Andre Cassil woos physician Jane Alexander and the two impulsively get married. The honeymoon ends very quickly when Jane voices her progressive views on marriage which include the two having separate apartments. Andre then tries to make his wife jealous in order to lure her into his bedroom.
International Squadron (1941) as Wing Commander Severn
A hotshot flyer endangers his colleagues in the Royal Air Force as they fly against the Nazis.
One Night in Lisbon (1941) as Erich Strasser
Seven Sinners (1940) as Captain Church
A South Seas temptress sets her sights on a U.S. Navy officer.
Spring Parade (1940) as The mayor
Spring Parade (1940) as Captain
Rebecca (1940) as Frank Crawley
A young bride is terrorized by the memories of her husband's glamorous first wife.
Bulldog Drummond's Bride (1939) as Algy Longworth
A bank-robbery in London prevents - again - the marriage of Bulldog Drummond with his girlfriend. But this time when the delinquents are caught it will be celebrated at last.
Everybody's Baby (1939) as Dr. Ronald B. Pillcoff
Bulldog Drummond's Secret Police (1939) as Algy Longworth
Captain Drummond and his girlfriend want to marry but a hidden treasure in the house in which they want to celebrate their marriage is complicating the situation.
Bulldog Drummond's Peril (1938) as Algy Longworth
In this episode captain Drummond tries to find the killer of various people. All assassinations were provoked by a diamond of great value, but Drummond will face the danger.
Four Men and a Prayer (1938) as [Captain Douglas] Loveland
To prove their father was murdered, four brothers fight to bring down a powerful arms syndicate.
Blockade (1938) as Eddie
A Spanish peasant caught up in the Civil War falls for a Russian spy's daughter.
Bulldog Drummond in Africa (1938) as Algy Longworth
Bulldog Drummond must race to Africa to save is friend from a madman.
Bulldog Drummond's Revenge (1938) as Algy Longworth
Captain Drummond travels to Switzerland in order to marry his girlfriend but the disappearance of a dangerous cargo of explosives makes him delay his plans.
Arrest Bulldog Drummond (1938) as Algy Longworth
Let's Get Married (1937) as George Willoughby
Women of Glamour (1937) as Fritz [Frederick] Eagan
A girl with a reputation falls for a wealthy playboy.
Bulldog Drummond Escapes (1937) as Algy Langworth
The Great Gambini (1937) as William Randall
Beg Borrow or Steal (1937) as Clifton ["Lord"] Summitt
Con men on the Riviera live by their wits.
Bulldog Drummond Comes Back (1937) as Algy Longworth
The girlfriend of Captain Drummond is being kidnapped by an enemy of Drummond who seeks revenge. But Drummond and his friend Colonel Nielsen at once follow his trail...
Join the Marines (1937) as Steve Lodge
Romeo and Juliet (1936) as Benvolio, nephew to Montague and friend to Romeo
Shakespeare's classic tale of young lovers from feuding families.
Two in a Crowd (1936) as Anthony
When two halves of a thousand-dollar bill are discovered in the snow, the penniless pair that individually grabs each half must come to terms. Actress Julia Wayne needs the whole $1,000, and so does sportsman Larry Stevens. Since compromise will serve neither of their needs, they are stalemated - until complications arise.
More Than a Secretary (1936) as Bill Houston
A secretary gets the glamour treatment to win her boss' heart.
The Preview Murder Mystery (1936) as Johnny Morgan
The Rest Cure (1936) as Dan Linton
Vagabond Lady (1935) as John Spear
A department store owner's sons compete for his secretary's heart.
The Lady in Scarlet (1935) as Oliver Keith
Without Children (1935) as Phil Graham
Lottery Lover (1935) as Captain Payne
Here's to Romance (1935) as Emery Gerard
Remember Last Night? (1935) as Jake Whitridge
Long Island socialites set out to solve a murder committed during a wild house party they threw.
Midnight Phantom (1935) as Professor David Graham
Anna Karénina (1935) as Yashvin
Adaptation of Tolstoy's classic tale of a woman who deserts her family for an illicit love.
No More Ladies (1935) as Oliver
A society girl tries to reform her playboy husband by making him jealous.
The World Moves On (1934) as Erik [von Gerhardt]
A Louisiana cotton family fights to survive war and the Depression.
One More River (1934) as David Dornford
An abused wife flees her husband and finds love, but at a price.
Of Human Bondage (1934) as Harry Griffiths
A medical student falls prey to a sluttish waitress.
The Richest Girl in the World (1934) as Phillip [Lockwood]
To put off fortune-hunters, an heiress trades places with her secretary.
The Little Minister (1934) as Captain Halliwell
A young miss masquerades as a gypsy to win a minister's love.
Dancing Man (1934) as Paul Drexel
The Lost Patrol (1934) as [George] Brown
A British army troop fights off Arab snipers while holed up in an oasis.
We're Rich Again (1934) as [Bookington] Bookie [Wells]
A society couple gone broke tries to land a wealthy husband for their daughter.
The Big Bluff (1933) as
Fog (1933) as Dr. Winstay
The Barbarian (1933) as Gerald [Hume]
An Arab prince masquerades as a tour guide to court a beautiful American.
Only Yesterday (1933) as Bob
Iron Master (1932) as Steve Mason
Strange Justice (1932) as Henry I. Judson
A crooked banker and his assistant devise a scheme to frame an ex-con for their crime.
Stepping Out (1931) as Tom [Martin]
After catching their husbands with other women, two wives go on a girls-only vacation.
Private Lives (1931) as Victor [Prynne]
A divorced couple rekindles the spark after landing in adjoining honeymoon suites with new mates.
Parlor, Bedroom and Bath (1931) as Jeffrey [Hayward]
A henpecked husband gets in hot water when he becomes a landlord.
Kiki (1931) as Victor Randall
A Lady's Morals (1930) as Paul Brandt
Romantic biography of Swedish opera singer Jenny Lind and her famous affairs.
Those Three French Girls (1930) as Larry
An addled Englishman's efforts to save three young women from eviction land them all in jail.
Madame Satan (1930)
A socialite masquerades as a notorious femme fatale to win back her straying husband.
What a Man (1930) as Wade Rawlins
Oh, For a Man (1930) as Barney McGann
Carlotta Manson is a young and beautiful opera star who wants some spice in her personal life. She threatens to forsake opera for a wild, romantic fling. One night, a burglar, Barney McGann breaks into Carlotta's boudoir while she's asleep to steal her jewelery. Carlotta awakes and is facinated with Barney. They date and marry at her Villa in Italy. Soon Barney can't take being married to a diva and leaves her. Carlotta picks herself up and returns to opera. One night as Carlotta is asleep in her boudoir, she is awaken by someone breaking in...
Embarrassing Moments (1930) as Thaddeus Cruikshank
His Lucky Day (1929) as Charles Blaydon
Clear the Decks (1929) as Jack Armitage
Red Hot Speed (1929) as Darrow
A newspaper publisher's daughter is arrested for speeding. In order to avoid embarrassing her father, since his newspaper is in the midst of an anti-speeding campaign, she uses an assumed name. She is paroled into the custody of an assistant district attorney, who doesn't know who she really is.
One Hysterical Night (1929) as William Judd [Napoleon]
The Night Bird (1928) as Kid Davis
That's My Daddy (1928) as Jimmy Norton
Good Morning, Judge (1928) as Freddie Grey
Fast and Furious (1927) as Tom Brown
Out All Night (1927) as John Graham
The Cheerful Fraud (1927) as Sir Michael Fairlie
On Your Toes (1927) as Elliott Beresford
Take It From Me (1926) as Tom Eggett
Skinner's Dress Suit (1926) as Skinner
Honey Skinner is proud of her successful husband. When he tells her he's going to ask for a raise, she knows he'll get it. He asks his boss just as their big client announces he's not renewing his contract. He doesn't get the raise, but he's too embarrassed to tell his wife the truth. She starts making plans to spend that extra $10 a week; the first thing is a new dress suit for him and a new outfit for her so they can fit in at a swanky party. They're the hit of the party, and Honey is embraced by the 'smart set.' Meanwhile, business is bad and Skinner loses his job. The tailor is after him for payment on the suit, and Honey is still spending the salary he doesn't have.
Rolling Home (1926) as Nat Alden
What Happened to Jones (1926) as Tom Jones
On the night before his wedding, a young man plays poker with friends. When the game is raided by the police, he escapes into a Turkish bath on ladies night, ending up disguised in drag and with difficult explanations to make.
California Straight Ahead (1925) as Tom Hayden
I'll Show You the Town (1925) as Alec Dupree
Where Was I? (1925) as Thomas S. Berford
Oh, Doctor (1925) as Rufus Billups, Jr.
Sporting Youth (1924) as Jimmy Wood
The Reckless Age (1924) as Dick Minot
The Fast Worker (1924) as Terry Brock
The Abysmal Brute (1923) as Pat Glendon, Jr.
Sherlock Holmes (1922) as Prince Alexis
Sherlock Holmes faces off against Professor Moriarty.
The Kentucky Derby (1922) as Donald Gordon
Paying the Piper (1921) as Keith Larne
Disraeli (1921) as Charles, Viscount Deeford
Tropical Love (1921) as The drifter
The Price of Possession (1921) as Robert Dawnay
Footlights (1921) as Brett Page
The Iron Trail (1921) as Dan Appleton
Honest railroad man Murray O'Neil competes with the crooked railroader Curtis Gordon to be the first to complete a trans-Alaska railroad. O'Neil must complete work on a massive bridge before the spring ice floes can destroy the project.
A Dark Lantern (1920) as Prince Anton
39 East (1920) as Napoleon Gibbs, Jr.
Bringing Up Betty (1919) as Tom Waring
The Oakdale Affair (1919) as Arthur Stockbridge

Writer (feature film)

The Big Bluff (1933) as Story
One Hysterical Night (1929) as Dial
One Hysterical Night (1929) as Story
That's My Daddy (1928) as Story
Fast and Furious (1927) as Story
Tropical Love (1921) as Scen

Editing (feature film)

One Hysterical Night (1929) as Film Editor

Cast (short)

Screen Actors (1950)
This short film takes a look at the off-screen personas of screen actors.
Hollywood Hobbies (1939)
In this short film, two young girls take a tour of Hollywood to see the private lives of celebrities.
Sunday Night at the Trocadero (1937)
In this short film, Reginald Denny introduces various singing and dancing acts.
Starlit Days at the Lido (1935)
Some of Hollywood's biggest starts are entertained by singing, dancing, acrobatics, and impressions in this short film.
Child star Jackie Cooper and his friends have a Christmas party at the MGM Studios and are served dinner by many of MGM's top stars.

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