Alex Nicol


Alex Nicol

Biography

Alex Nicol was an actor who was no stranger to being featured in numerous film roles throughout his Hollywood career. Nicol started his acting career landing roles in such films as the Richard Conte mystery "The Sleeping City" (1950), "Tomahawk" (1951) with Van Heflin and "Because of You" (1952) with Loretta Young. He also appeared in "Meet Danny Wilson" (1952) with Frank Sinatra, "R...

Biography

Alex Nicol was an actor who was no stranger to being featured in numerous film roles throughout his Hollywood career. Nicol started his acting career landing roles in such films as the Richard Conte mystery "The Sleeping City" (1950), "Tomahawk" (1951) with Van Heflin and "Because of You" (1952) with Loretta Young. He also appeared in "Meet Danny Wilson" (1952) with Frank Sinatra, "Red Ball Express" (1952) and the western "The Redhead From Wyoming" (1953) with Maureen O'Hara. His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like "The House Across the Lake" (1954), the drama "Strategic Air Command" (1955) with James Stewart and the James Stewart western "The Man From Laramie" (1955). He also appeared in the Liberace dramatic adaptation "Sincerely Yours" (1955). Nicol continued to exercise his talent in the sixties and the seventies, taking on a mix of projects like "The Wild Wild West" (CBS, 1965-1970), "Bloody Mama" with Shelley Winters (1970) and "Point of Terror" with Peter Carpenter (1971). His credits also expanded to "The Night God Screamed" (1974). Nicol more recently acted in "Ape" (1976).

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Man from Laramie, The (1955) - I Own This Town Lockhart (James Stewart) tangles with all three head men from the Waggoman Ranch in town as Dave (Alex Nicol) starts, Vic (Arthur Kennedy) takes over and Alec (Donald Crisp) settles, neighbor Kate (Aline MacMahon) rescuing, in Anthony Mann's The Man from Laramie, 1955.
Man from Laramie, The (1955) - Keep Diggin' Salt Signature intensity from director Anthony Mann as cruel Dave Waggoman (Alex Nicol) and his men abuse Lockhart (James Stewart) et al at the salt lagoons in The Man from Laramie, 1955.
Man from Laramie, The (1955) - Checkin' Half Moon Stock Not a lot of chat as Dave (Alex Nicol) and his gang start shooting at Lockhart (James Stewart) for trespassing then enforce punishment in Anthony Mann's The Man From Laramie, 1955.
Heat Wave (1954) - Fast Blondes And Slow Gin Presumably Ken Hughes, the novelist, screenwriter and director, means “slow” not “sloe,” regardless, his opening introduces Alex Nicol as American hack Mark, and places the story at a real location, England’s largest natural lake, in the Hammer Films Brit-Noir Heat Wave, 1954, co-starring Hillary Brooke.
Heat Wave (1954) - The Suspense Was Terrific American writer Mark (Alex Nicol) the morning after the party on England’s Lake Windermere, where he met host Beverley (Sidney James), meets his daughter (Susan Stephen), but the subject is the wife, her stepmother, Carol (Hillary Brooke) whom we know, via flashback, winds up dead, in the Brit-Noir Heat Wave 1954.
Heat Wave (1954) - Showing Off Her Torso American writer Mark (Alex Nicol), narrating, is done working, spying Carol (Hillary Brooke), across from his rental on an English lake, recalls the party where she wounded husband (Sidney James) and stepdaughter (Susan Stephen), steam ensuing, in the Hammer Films Noir Heat Wave, 1954.

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