Roland Winters


Actor
Roland Winters

About

Birth Place
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Born
November 22, 1904
Died
October 22, 1989
Cause of Death
Stroke

Biography

Roland Winters was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. He signed by Monogram in the 1940s. In his early acting career, Winters appeared in such films as "The Chinese Ring" (1947), "Docks of New Orleans" (1948) and "The Shanghai Chest" (1948). He also appeared in the drama "Cry of the City" (1948) with Victor Mature, the adventure "Kidnapped" (1948) with Roddy McDowall an...

Biography

Roland Winters was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. He signed by Monogram in the 1940s. In his early acting career, Winters appeared in such films as "The Chinese Ring" (1947), "Docks of New Orleans" (1948) and "The Shanghai Chest" (1948). He also appeared in the drama "Cry of the City" (1948) with Victor Mature, the adventure "Kidnapped" (1948) with Roddy McDowall and "The Feathered Serpent" (1948). He continued to act in productions like "Malaya" (1950), "Guilty of Treason" (1950) and "Killer Shark" (1950) with Roddy McDowall. He also appeared in the Alan Ladd drama "Captain Carey, U.S.A." (1950). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the Susan Hayward comedic adaptation "Top Secret Affair" (1957), "Jet Pilot" (1957) and the James Cagney musical comedy "Never Steal Anything Small" (1959). He also appeared in the dramatic adaptation "Cash McCall" (1960) with James Garner and the musical "Blue Hawaii" (1961) with Elvis Presley. Winters more recently appeared in "You Can't Go Home Again" (CBS, 1978-79). Winters passed away in October 1989 at the age of 85.

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

You Can't Go Home Again (1979)
Judge Bland
Miracle on 34th Street (1973)
Adam Gimbel
Loving (1970)
Plommie
Follow That Dream (1962)
The judge
Blue Hawaii (1961)
Fred Gates
Everything's Ducky (1961)
Capt. Lewis Bollinger
Cash McCall (1960)
Gen. Danvers
Never Steal Anything Small (1959)
Doctor
Top Secret Affair (1957)
Senator Burwick
Jet Pilot (1957)
Col. Vassily Sokolov
Bigger Than Life (1956)
Dr. Ruric
A Lion Is in the Streets (1953)
District Attorney
So Big (1953)
Klaas Pool
She's Working Her Way Through College (1952)
Fred Copeland, also known as Daniel Brown
Raton Pass (1951)
Sheriff Perigord
Inside Straight (1951)
Alexander Tomson
Follow the Sun (1951)
Dr. Graham
Guilty of Treason (1950)
Commissar Belov
Sierra Passage (1950)
Sam Cooper
To Please a Lady (1950)
Dwight Barrington
Killer Shark (1950)
Capt. Jeff Smith
The Underworld Story (1950)
Stanley Becker
Between Midnight and Dawn (1950)
Leo Cusick
The West Point Story (1950)
Harry Eberhart
Convicted (1950)
Vernon Bradley
Captain Carey, U.S.A. (1950)
Manfredo Acuto
Tuna Clipper (1949)
Ransome
The Sky Dragon (1949)
Charlie Chan
Once More, My Darling (1949)
Col. Head
A Dangerous Profession (1949)
Jerry McKay
Malaya (1949)
Bruno Gruber
Abbott and Costello Meet the Killer: Boris Karloff (1949)
T. Hanley Brooks
Kidnapped (1948)
Captain Hoseason
The Golden Eye (1948)
Charlie Chan
The Feathered Serpent (1948)
Charlie Chan
Shanghai Chest (1948)
Charlie Chan
Docks of New Orleans (1948)
Charlie Chan
The Return of October (1948)
Colonel Wood
Cry of the City (1948)
Ledbetter
13 Rue Madeleine (1947)
Van Duyval
The Chinese Ring (1947)
Charlie Chan
Citizen Kane (1941)
Newspaperman at Trenton Town Hall

Cast (Special)

Doc (1969)
Hello Dere (1965)
Vincent J Vincent
Time For Elizabeth (1964)
Walter Schaeffer
Adventures of a Model (1958)
The Texan

Cast (Short)

So You Think You're Allergic (1945)

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

The Dain Curse (1978)
Hubert Collinson

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

Convicted (1950) - Double Breasted Overstuffed Idiot Broderick Crawford is comfortable playing the well-meaning D-A Knowland, but not happy with the corporate lawyer Bradley (Roland Winters), defending an employee (Glenn Ford, not seen here) who accidentally killed a guy in a bar fight, early in director Henry Levin's Convicted, 1950.
Convicted (1950) - Murder Was Not Your Intent Glenn Ford as Joe who accidentally killed a big-shot’s son in a bar fight, gets sentenced as his lame employer-hired lawyer (Roland Winters) gets chewed out by the compassionate D-A Knowland (Broderick Crawford), Griff Barnett his sad father, Dorothy Malone, 13 years Crawford’s junior, as his daughter, Millard Mitchell the other convict on the train, in Convicted, 1950.
Bigger Than Life (1955) - The Prognosis Is Poor Schoolteacher Ed (producer and co-writer James Mason) still hospitalized with mysterious illness, his wife Lou (Barbara Rush) discovering his secret second job, doctors Ruric and Norton (Roland Winters, Robert Simon) with bad and maybe-good news, in Nicholas Ray’s Bigger Than Life, 1956.
Kidnapped (1948) - She Gave Us The Go By First appearance for fugitive Scot Breck (Irish-born Dan O'Herlihy) sort-of rescued by scoundrel Captain Hoseason (Roland Winters) and first mate Shaun (Jeff Corey), their captive David (Roddy McDowall) showing some empathy, in Kidnapped, 1948, from the Robert Louis Stevenson novel.
Kidnapped (1948) - Small Taste For Murder Crucial events as Scottish heir David (Roddy McDowall), still nervous about the intentions of his uncle Ebenezer (Houseley Stevenson), meets Captain Hoseason (Roland Winters), then Ransome (Bobby Anderson) and Shaun (Jeff Corey), in Kidnapped, 1948, from the Robert Louis Stevenson novel.
West Point Story, The - Genius Of Broadway Righteous tantrum and tap by ex-hotshot Broadway producer Bix (James Cagney), supported somewhat by girlfriend Eve (Virginia Mayo), shortly after their work together in White Heat, 1949, opening Warner Bros.' The West Point Story, 1950.

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