Anthony Dawson


Anthony Dawson

Biography

Anthony Dawson was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Early on in his acting career, Dawson landed roles in various films, including "The Queen of Spades" (1948), the Ray Milland suspenseful adaptation "Dial M For Murder" (1954) and the Olivia de Havilland dramatic adaptation "That Lady" (1955). He also appeared in "The Haunted Strangler" (1958) and "Libel" (1959) starr...

Biography

Anthony Dawson was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Early on in his acting career, Dawson landed roles in various films, including "The Queen of Spades" (1948), the Ray Milland suspenseful adaptation "Dial M For Murder" (1954) and the Olivia de Havilland dramatic adaptation "That Lady" (1955). He also appeared in "The Haunted Strangler" (1958) and "Libel" (1959) starring Dirk Bogarde. His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like "Midnight Lace" (1960), "The Curse of the Werewolf" (1961) and the action picture "Dr. No" (1963) with Sean Connery. He also appeared in the Kim Novak comedy adaptation "The Amorous Adventures of Moll Flanders" (1965). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the drama "Inchon" (1982) with Laurence Olivier, "The Jigsaw Man" (1984) starring Michael Caine and the comedy "Where Is Parsifal?" (1984) with Tony Curtis. He also appeared in the Walter Matthau comedic adventure "Pirates" (1986) and "Ghoulies II" (1988). Dawson more recently acted in "Spieler" (1990) with Anica Dobra.

Filmography

 

Director (Feature Film)

Gengis Khan (1998)
2nd Unit Director (2nd Unit)
The Young, the Evil and the Savage (1968)
Director
The Wild, Wild Planet (1967)
Director
Lightning Bolt (1967)
Director
Go, Go, Go World! (1966)
Director
Horror Castle (1965)
Director
Castle of Blood (1964)
Director
The Fall of Rome (1963)
Director
Battle of the Worlds (1963)
Director

Cast (Feature Film)

Spieler (1990)
Roy
Ghoulies II (1988)
Pirates (1986)
The Jigsaw Man (1984)
Where Is Parsifal? (1984)
Ripple
Inchon (1982)
General Collins
The Count of Monte Cristo (1975)
Noirtier De Villefort
The Valachi Papers (1972)
Federal investigator
Cool Million (1972)
The Battle of Neretva (1971)
General Morelli
Dirty Heroes (1969)
American colonel
Death Rides a Horse (1969)
Manina
Operation Kid Brother (1967)
Alpha
Offbeat (1966)
James Dawson
The Amorous Adventures of Moll Flanders (1965)
The Officer of Dragoons
Seven Seas to Calais (1963)
Burleigh
Dr. No (1963)
Professor Dent
The Curse of the Werewolf (1961)
Marqués Siniestro
Midnight Lace (1960)
Ash
Libel (1959)
Gerald Lodden
Tiger Bay (1959)
The Haunted Strangler (1958)
Action of the Tiger (1957)
Security guard
That Lady (1955)
Inigo
Dial M for Murder (1954)
Capt. Lesgate, also known as C. A. Swann
The Queen of Spades (1948)

Writer (Feature Film)

The Young, the Evil and the Savage (1968)
Screenwriter
Horror Castle (1965)
Screenwriter
The Snorkel (1958)
Original Story

Visual Effects (Feature Film)

Gengis Khan (1998)
Special Effects

Film Production - Unit (Feature Film)

Gengis Khan (1998)
Unit Director

Cast (Special)

Dial "M" For Murder (1958)
Captain Lesgate

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

Dr. No (1963) - Crab Key The ineffective Professor Dent (Anthony Dawson) visits Crab Key, where he gets not-quite in-person instructions for dealing with Bond from his boss (Joseph Wiseman) in Dr. No, 1963.
From Russia With Love (1964) - Siamese Fighting Fish Anthony Dawson (as "Number One," here, later "Blofeld") briefs Spectre agents Rosa Klebb (Lotte Lenya) and Kronsteen (Vladek Sheybal) with metaphor in the second James Bond film, From Russia With Love, 1964.
Wild, Wild Planet, The (1965) - Hunks Of Meat Following opening credits, corporate scientist Nurmi (Massimo Serato) with officer "Mike" (Tony Russell) from the first title in the Italian-made "Gamma One Quadrilogy," Wild, Wild Planet, 1965.
Curse Of The Werewolf (1961) - Don't You Like Goose? Second scene, in which a beggar (Richard Wordsworth) in a Spanish town meets the notoriously cruel Marques Siniestro (Anthony Dawson) and his bride (Josephine Llewellyn), and a chef (Charles Lamb) and things get nasty, in Hammer Films’ Curse Of The Werewolf, 1961, featuring Oliver Reed.
Dial M For Murder (1954) - She Isn't Going To Say Anything Tony (Ray Milland) is ensnaring Lesgate/Swann (Anthony Dawson) in his plot to kill his wife when Alfred Hitchcock goes to the diabolical overhead shot, in Dial M For Murder, 1954, from Frederick Knott's play.
Dial M For Murder (1954) - A Man Attacked Me Ray Milland as alibied London husband Tony means to give Anthony Dawson, the man he’s blackmailed, the ideal moment to kill his wife Margot (Grace Kelly), luring her from the bedroom with a call from his club, director Alfred Hitchcock way into it, as she responds with unexpected ingenuity, in Dial M For Murder,1954.
Horror Castle (1965) - Fair Virgin Of Nuremberg His new wife sedated after a spooky opening sleepwalk in his ancestral German castle, Max (Georges Riviere) explains matters to the doctor (Luigi Severini), early in the Italian-made and here English-dubbed version of Horror Castle, 1965, featuring Christopher Lee.
Horror Castle (1965) - Imagine Him Without Scars Throwing knives as he awaits the recovery of his frightened wife Mary (Rossana Podesta), German nobleman Max (Georges Riviere) winds up introducing her to Erich (Christopher Lee), caretaker of his ancestral castle, in the English language release of the Italian-made Horror Castle, 1965.
Horror Castle (1965) - You Are Interested In Surgery? Growing concerned that her upper-class German husband may be hiding something, Mary (Rossana Podesta), recovering from a fright, begins snooping, bumping into imposing henchman Erich (Christopher Lee) who seems relatively friendly, so far, in the Italian-made Horror Castle, 1965.
Horror Castle (1965) - It's Not A Ghost If It Bleeds FBI man Selby (Jim Dolen), who's really interested in Nazis, interviews the doctor (Luigi Severini), who has been treating Mary (Rossana Podesta), young wife of a German aristocrat, who has yet another scary encounter, in the Italian-made Horror Castle, 1965.
Snorkel, The (1958) - Before You Killed My Daddy We know he's the killer but Peter Van Eyck (as sly stepfather Paul) is playing grief at his Italian villa, collected by Jean (Betta St. John), friend of stepdaughter Candy (Mandy Miller), whose mother was the victim, in Hammer Films' The Snorkel, 1958.
Snorkel, The (1958) - Opening From Hammer Films and director Guy Green, an atypical opening in which Peter Van Eyck, who will play a nasty Eurpoean step-dad, commits a perfect murder, in The Snorkel, 1958, also starring Betta St. John and Mandy Miller.

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