Miles Mander


Actor
Miles Mander

About

Also Known As
Luther Miles, Lionel Mander
Birth Place
Wolverhampton, England, GB
Born
May 14, 1888
Died
February 08, 1946

Biography

Miles Mander was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Mander started his acting career landing roles in such films as the drama "The Pleasure Garden" (1925) with Virginia Valli, "The First Born" (1928) and the Feodor Chaliapin Sr. dramatic adventure "Don Quichotte" (1933). He also appeared in the Charles Laughton period drama "The Private Life of Henry VIII" (1933), the dr...

Biography

Miles Mander was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Mander started his acting career landing roles in such films as the drama "The Pleasure Garden" (1925) with Virginia Valli, "The First Born" (1928) and the Feodor Chaliapin Sr. dramatic adventure "Don Quichotte" (1933). He also appeared in the Charles Laughton period drama "The Private Life of Henry VIII" (1933), the drama "The Battle" (1934) with Charles Boyer and "The Three Musketeers" (1935). He continued to work steadily in film throughout the thirties and the forties, appearing in the Louis Hayward adventurous drama "The Man in the Iron Mask" (1939), the drama "Wuthering Heights" (1939) with Merle Oberon and the dramatic period piece "Tower of London" (1939) with Basil Rathbone. He also appeared in "The Primrose Path" (1940) with Ginger Rogers. Toward the end of his career, he continued to act in the adventure "Tarzan's New York Adventure" (1942) with Johnny Weissmuller, the Carole Lombard comedy "To Be or Not to Be" (1942) and the action flick "Guadalcanal Diary" (1943) with Preston Foster. He also appeared in "Five Graves to Cairo" (1943) and the Bela Lugosi horror movie "The Return of the Vampire" (1943). Mander was most recently credited in the mystery "The Pearl of Death" (1948) with Basil Rathbone. Mander passed away in February 1946 at the age of 58.

Filmography

 

Director (Feature Film)

Youthful Folly (1934)
Director
The First Born (1928)
Director

Cast (Feature Film)

The Imperfect Lady (1947)
Mr. Rogan
The Walls Came Tumbling Down (1946)
Dr. Marke
The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945)
Sir Robert Bentley
Confidential Agent (1945)
Brigstock
Week-End at the Waldorf (1945)
British secretary
The Brighton Strangler (1945)
W. R. Allison
The Crime Doctor's Warning (1945)
Frederick Malone
The Scarlet Claw (1944)
Judge Brisson
Murder, My Sweet (1944)
Mr. Grayle
Enter Arsene Lupin (1944)
Cousin Charles Seagrave
Four Jills in a Jeep (1944)
Col. Hartley
The Pearl of Death (1944)
Giles Conover
Madame Curie (1944)
Businessman
The White Cliffs of Dover (1944)
Major Loring
First Comes Courage (1943)
Col. Wallace
Assignment in Brittany (1943)
Colonel [Herman] Fournier
Five Graves to Cairo (1943)
Colonel Fitzhume
The Return of the Vampire (1943)
Sir Frederick Fleet
The Fallen Sparrow (1943)
Dr. Gudmundson
Phantom of the Opera (1943)
Pleyel
Guadalcanal Diary (1943)
Weatherby
Captains of the Clouds (1942)
Churchill's voice
Tarzan's New York Adventure (1942)
Portmaster
A Tragedy at Midnight (1942)
Dr. Hilary Wilton
Lucky Jordan (1942)
Kilpatrick
Apache Trail (1942)
James V. Thorne
Secrets of the Underground (1942)
Paul Panois
The War Against Mrs. Hadley (1942)
Dr. Leonard V. Meecham
To Be or Not to Be (1942)
Major Cunningham
Fly-by-Night (1942)
Professor Langner
Fingers at the Window (1942)
Dr. Kurt Immelman
This Above All (1942)
Major
Mrs. Miniver (1942)
Voice of Lord Haw Haw
Somewhere I'll Find You (1942)
Floyd Kirsten
Dr. Kildare's Wedding Day (1941)
Dr. Lockberg
That Hamilton Woman (1941)
Lord Keith
Free and Easy (1941)
Solicitor
Shadows on the Stairs (1941)
Tom Armitage
They Met in Bombay (1941)
Doctor
Road to Singapore (1940)
Sir Malcolm Drake
The House of the Seven Gables (1940)
Deacon Foster
South of Suez (1940)
Roger Smythe
Captain Caution (1940)
Lieut. Strope
Laddie (1940)
Mr. Pryor
Primrose Path (1940)
Homer
Babies for Sale (1940)
Dr. [Wallace] Rankin
The Earl of Chicago (1940)
Attorney general
Tower of London (1939)
King Henry VI
Wuthering Heights (1939)
Lockwood
The Three Musketeers (1939)
Cardinal Richelieu
Stanley and Livingstone (1939)
Sir John Gresham
The Little Princess (1939)
Lord Wickham
The Man in the Iron Mask (1939)
Aramis
Daredevils of the Red Circle (1939)
Suez (1938)
Benjamin Disraeli
Kidnapped (1938)
Ebenezer Balfour
The Mad Miss Manton (1938)
Mr. Thomas
Wake Up and Live (1937)
James Stratton
Slave Ship (1937)
Corey
Youth on Parole (1937)
Sparkler
Lloyd's of London (1936)
Jukes
Here's to Romance (1935)
Bert
The Three Musketeers (1935)
King Louis XIII
Death Drives Through (1935)
The Private Life of Henry VIII (1934)
Wriothesley
Thunder in the East (1934)
Felze
Over Night (1934)
Harry Tresham
Bitter Sweet (1933)
Captain Auguste von Lutte
Don Quichotte (1933)
Lily Christine (1932)
Ambatriade
Murder (1930)
The First Born (1928)
The Pleasure Garden (1925)

Writer (Feature Film)

The First Born (1928)
Screenplay

Producer (Feature Film)

The First Born (1928)
Producer

Life Events

Photo Collections

Five Graves to Cairo - Behind-the-Scenes Photos
Here are some photos taken behind-the-scenes during production of Paramount's Five Graves to Cairo (1943), directed by Billy Wilder.

Videos

Movie Clip

Murder, My Sweet (1944) - Are You Familiar With Jade? Raymond Chandler's famous P-I Marlowe (Dick Powell) narrating, as Anne (Anne Shirley) introduces him to her father Grayle (Miles Mander) and his wife Helen (Claire Trevor) for a talk about stolen jade, in Murder, My Sweet, directed by Edward Dmytryk.
Wuthering Heights (1939) - On The Barren Yorkshire Moors Beginning the stormy prologue from Samuel Goldwyn's celebrated 1939 production of Wuthering Heights, Miles Mander as the visitor Lockwood, Laurence Olivier the taciturn Heathcliff, other characters rather obscured, from the Emily Bronte novel, directed by William Wyler.
Little Princess, The (1939) - Buttons Are A Bother Bearing up at her new London school after her father's left for the Boer War, Sara (Shirley Temple) making friends with Ram Dass (Cesar Romero), Lord Wickham (Miles Mander), kindly teacher Rose (Anita Louise), and scullery girl Becky (Sybil Jason), early in Twentieth Century-Fox's The Little Princess, 1939.
White Cliffs Of Dover, The (1944) - I Have Loved England Opening with prologue, Irene Dunne narrating as American-born Lady Susan in a contemporary London military hospital, conferring with a colleague (Joy Harington) and commanding officer (Miles Mander), plus a quick look at her soldier son (Peter Lawford), in The White Cliffs Of Dover, 1944.
Man in the Iron Mask, The (1939) - My Kingdom for Yours Philippe (Louis Hayward), flanked by D'Artagnan (Warren William) and the musketeers (Alan Hale, Bert Roach, Miles Mander), confronts his brother King Louis (also Hayward) in James Whale's The Man in the Iron Mask, 1939.
Primrose Path (1940) - Run Away, Dear! The opening scene introducing Grandma (Queenie Vassar), Ellie May (Ginger Rogers) and her philosophical father Homer (Miles Mander), from Gregory La Cava's Primrose Path, 1940.

Bibliography