Luis Alberni


Actor

About

Birth Place
Barcelona, ES
Born
October 04, 1886
Died
December 23, 1962

Biography

Luis Alberni was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Early on in his acting career, Alberni landed roles in various films, including "The Man From Beyond" (1922), "The Bright Shawl" (1923) and "The Mad Genius" (1931) with John Barrymore. He also appeared in the John Barrymore drama "Svengali" (1931), "Cock of the Air" (1932) and "The Big Stampede" (1932). His passion fo...

Biography

Luis Alberni was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Early on in his acting career, Alberni landed roles in various films, including "The Man From Beyond" (1922), "The Bright Shawl" (1923) and "The Mad Genius" (1931) with John Barrymore. He also appeared in the John Barrymore drama "Svengali" (1931), "Cock of the Air" (1932) and "The Big Stampede" (1932). His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like "The Count of Monte Cristo" (1934), "Goin' to Town" (1935) and the Lawrence Tibbett drama "Metropolitan" (1935). He also appeared in the drama "Love Me Forever" (1935) with Grace Moore. Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the comedy "I'll Give a Million" (1938) with Warner Baxter, the dramedy "The Great Man Votes" (1939) with John Barrymore and the comedy "The Housekeeper's Daughter" (1939) with Joan Bennett. He also appeared in the Ann Sheridan musical comedy "Naughty But Nice" (1939) and "Enemy Agent" (1940). Alberni last acted in the Alan Ladd drama "Captain Carey, U.S.A." (1950). Alberni passed away in December 1962 at the age of 76.

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

The Ten Commandments (1956)
Old Hebrew at Moses' house
What Price Glory (1952)
Grand uncle
Captain Carey, U.S.A. (1950)
Sandro
When Willie Comes Marching Home (1950)
Bartender
Night Song (1948)
Flower vendor
The Road to Hollywood (1947)
The Marquis
In Fast Company (1946)
Tony
Wonder Man (1945)
Prompter
Hit the Hay (1945)
French professor
A Bell for Adano (1945)
Cacopardo
Rainbow Island (1944)
Jerry, native with laundry
The Conspirators (1944)
Prison guard
Voice in the Wind (1944)
Bartender
When the Lights Go on Again (1944)
Joe
Henry Aldrich Plays Cupid (1944)
Tony
Machine Gun Mama (1944)
Ignacio
Men on Her Mind (1944)
Alberti Verdi
It Happened Tomorrow (1944)
Restaurant owner
In Society (1944)
Luigi
Submarine Base (1943)
Styx
Here Comes Elmer (1943)
Dr. Zichy
Two Weeks to Live (1943)
Van Dyke
Northwest Rangers (1943)
Jacques
Here Comes Kelly (1943)
Nick
You're a Lucky Fellow, Mr. Smith (1943)
Goreni
My Son, the Hero (1943)
Tony
Harvest Melody (1943)
Café manager
Nearly Eighteen (1943)
Gus
The Man from Down Under (1943)
Mr. Piza
Obliging Young Lady (1942)
Riccardi
Babes on Broadway (1942)
Nick
Mexican Spitfire's Elephant (1942)
Luigi
I Married an Angel (1942)
Jean Frederique
Road to Zanzibar (1941)
Proprietor, native booth
The Lady Eve (1941)
Pike's chef
That Hamilton Woman (1941)
King of Naples
World Premiere (1941)
Signor Scaletti
She Knew All the Answers (1941)
Inventor
They Met in Bombay (1941)
Maitre d'hotel
The Captain of Koepenick (1941)
Prison guard
Law of the Tropics (1941)
Native
They Met in Argentina (1941)
Don Frutos
San Antonio Rose (1941)
Nick Ferris
Enemy Agent (1940)
A. Calteroni
Scatterbrain (1940)
Professor DeLemma
Elsa Maxwell's Public Deb No. 1 (1940)
Frontenac
So You Won't Talk (1940)
Barber
The Lone Wolf Meets a Lady (1940)
Pappakontus
High School (1940)
Signor Cicero
The Amazing Mr. Williams (1939)
Rinaldo
Naughty but Nice (1939)
Stanislaus Pysinski
The Great Man Votes (1939)
Manos
The Housekeeper's Daughter (1939)
Veroni
Let Freedom Ring (1939)
Tony
I'll Give a Million (1938)
Reporter
Madame X (1937)
Scipio
Manhattan Merry-Go-Round (1937)
Martinetti
Sing and Be Happy (1937)
Posini
Love on Toast (1937)
Joe Piso
Two Wise Maids (1937)
Guili
When You're in Love (1937)
Serge Vilnikoff
Hitting a New High (1937)
Luis Marlo
The King and the Chorus Girl (1937)
Gaston
The Great Garrick (1937)
Basset
Under Suspicion (1937)
Luigi
Easy Living (1937)
Mr. Louis Louis
Colleen (1936)
Carlo
Ticket to Paradise (1936)
Dr. Monte
Dancing Pirate (1936)
Pamfilo
Follow Your Heart (1936)
Tony Masetti
Hats Off (1936)
[Caesar] Rosero
Anthony Adverse (1936)
Tony Guisseppi
Rendezvous at Midnight (1935)
Janitor
Goin' to Town (1935)
Signor Vitola
Music Is Magic (1935)
Señor Castellano
In Caliente (1935)
The Magistrate
The Good Fairy (1935)
The barber
Roberta (1935)
[Alexander Petrovich Moskovitch] Voyda
The Gay Deception (1935)
Ernest
Manhattan Moon (1935)
Luigi
The Gilded Lily (1935)
Nate
Love Me Forever (1935)
Luigi
Bad Boy (1935)
Tony
The Winning Ticket (1935)
Tony
Let's Live Tonight (1935)
Mario Weems
Metropolitan (1935)
Ugo Pizzi
¡Asegure a su mujer! (1935)
Bernardo Perry
Public Opinion (1935)
Caparini
Champagne for Breakfast (1935)
The Count of Monte Cristo (1934)
Jacopo
I Believed in You (1934)
Giacomo
Glamour (1934)
Monsieur Paul
Caravane (1934)
Le chef Designer Bohemiens
One Night of Love (1934)
Giovanni
La buenaventura (1934)
Fresco
La ciudad de cartón (1934)
Craig
When Strangers Meet (1934)
Nick Panaro
The Black Cat (1934)
Train steward
The Captain Hates the Sea (1934)
Juan Gilboa
Stingaree (1934)
Student
I Love That Man (1933)
Angelo
Men Must Fight (1933)
Soto
Goodbye Love (1933)
The Last Trail (1933)
Pedro Gonzales
Above the Clouds (1933)
Speakeasy owner
Topaze (1933)
Dr. Bomb
When Ladies Meet (1933)
Pierre
Child of Manhattan (1933)
[Carlos Spanoni] Bustamante
The Sphinx (1933)
Luigi Bacigalupi
Trick for Trick (1933)
Metzger
The California Trail (1933)
Commandante Emilio
Man from Monterey (1933)
Felipe
Lady Killer (1933)
Director
Flying Down to Rio (1933)
Casino manager
Hypnotized (1932)
Consul
A Parisian Romance (1932)
Pascal
Week-end Marriage (1932)
Louis
The Cohens and Kellys in Hollywood (1932)
Mr. [Bladimir Petrosky] Solarsky
The Woman in Room 13 (1932)
Peppi Tonelli
Guilty or Not Guilty (1932)
Pete
Hombres en mi vida (1932)
Gaston
The Big Stampede (1932)
Sonora Joe
Cock of the Air (1932)
Captain Tonnino
High Pressure (1932)
Colombo
The Tip-Off (1931)
Scarno
Side Show (1931)
Santini
One Heavenly Night (1931)
Violinist
Manhattan Parade (1931)
Vassily Vassiloff
I Like Your Nerve (1931)
Patron
Svengali (1931)
Gecko
Men in Her Life (1931)
Anton
The Mad Genius (1931)
Serge Bankieff
The Santa Fe Trail (1930)
Juan Castinado
The Valley of Lost Souls (1923)
Jacques
The Bright Shawl (1923)
Vincente Escobar, Andrés' brother
The Man from Beyond (1922)
Captain of the Barkentine
Little Italy (1921)
Ricci
39 East (1920)
Count Gionelli
Children of the Ghetto (1915)
Pincus, the poet

Cast (Short)

Sherman Said It (1933)
Menu (1933)
First in War (1932)

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

Great Man Votes, The (1939) - Your Liquor Or My Lucre 27-year old Garson Kanin directs John Barrymore, then 52, whom he fought to get in the role, with Luis Alberni, who’s not really the milkman, with a brief appearance by second-billed MGM child star Virginia Weidler, on loan to RKO, opening The Great Man Votes, 1939.
Mad Genius, The (1931) - That Sensation Of Screaming 15 years on from his humble introduction, John Barrymore is now impresario Tsarakov, Luis Alberni his desperate dance director Serge, Marian Marsh (Barrymore’s co-star from Svengali) his principal Nana, Mae Madison and Carmel Myers as needier performers, in The Mad Genius, 1931.
Anthony Adverse (1936) - Into Sturdy Manhood Text advances the story at least ten years and introduces leads Fredric March and Olivia de Havilland 40 minutes into the picture, as the title character and ward of merchant Bonnyfeather (Edmund Gwenn), and the daughter of his servants, in Livorno ca. 1800, in Anthony Adverse, 1936.
Count of Monte Cristo, The (1934) - Dust Off Your Memory Dantes (Robert Donat, now as "Monte Cristo") catches Mondego (Douglas Walton) about to commit murder, then reveals himself as his elegant vengeance begins in Rowland V. Lee's The Count of Monte Cristo, 1934.
Anthony Adverse (1936) - He's Won The Lottery! Much tumult in Napoleonic-era Italy, as lovers Fredric March (title character) and Olivia De Havilland (as "Angela") learn that her servant father (Luis Alberni) has won the lottery, irritating his employer Bonnyfeather (Edmund Gwenn), in Anthony Adverse, 1936.
One Night Of Love (1934) - Miss Moore As Mary Singing from La Traviata, the opening of the Columbia picture which, after a rough start, finally made opera singer Grace Moore a movie star, and won her an Academy Award nomination, One Night Of Love, 1934, co-starring Lyle Talbot and Tulio Carminati.
Easy Living (1937) - Nice Place To Flop All-but foreclosed hotelier Louis Louis (Luis Alberni) is under the mistaken impression that equally broke Mary (Jean Arthur) is the flush mistress of his fat-cat banker, production designer-turned-director Mitchell Leisen and writer Preston Sturges having fun with it, in Easy Living, 1937.
Madame X (1937) - Ever Been A Hostess? Now in New Orleans, selling her belongings to get by, shamed Parisian Jacqueline (Gladys George, title character) finds a new situation with Nora (Cora Witherspoon) and saloon owner Scipio (Luis Alberni), in Madame X, 1937, co-starring Warren William.
Svengali (1931) - Open, Speaking Of Music Opening credits and the introduction of John Barrymore (title character), sidekick Gecko (Luis Alberni) and flighty musical student Honori (Carmel Myers) from Svengali, 1931, directed by Archie Mayo.

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