Philip Stainton was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Stainton's career beginnings included film roles in "Passport to Pimlico" (1949) and the Clark Gable adventure "Mogambo" (1953). Stainton then began to rack up a number of film credits, including roles in the dramatic adaptation "Hobson's Choice" (1954) with Charles Laughton, the adventurous drama "Moby Dick" (1956) with Gregory Peck and "Reach For the Sky" (1956) with Kenneth More. He also appeared in "The Ladykillers" (1956). Later in his career, Stainton acted in the drama "Cast a Dark Shadow" (1957) with Dirk Bogarde. Stainton passed away in August 1961 at the age of 53.