Pedro De Cordoba


Actor

About

Also Known As
Pedro Decordoba
Birth Place
New York City, New York, USA
Born
September 28, 1881
Died
September 17, 1950

Biography

Pedro De Cordoba was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. De Cordoba's earliest roles were in film, including "When Knighthood Was in Flower" (1922), "The Bandolero" (1924) and the Loretta Young historical feature "The Crusades" (1935). He also appeared in the adventure "Captain Blood" (1935) with Errol Flynn, the Ralph Morgan horror movie "Condemned to Live" (1935) and t...

Biography

Pedro De Cordoba was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. De Cordoba's earliest roles were in film, including "When Knighthood Was in Flower" (1922), "The Bandolero" (1924) and the Loretta Young historical feature "The Crusades" (1935). He also appeared in the adventure "Captain Blood" (1935) with Errol Flynn, the Ralph Morgan horror movie "Condemned to Live" (1935) and the Victor McLaglen drama "Professional Soldier" (1935). He continued to work steadily in film throughout the thirties and the forties, appearing in the drama "The Light That Failed" (1939) with Ronald Colman, the Russell Hayden western "Law of the Pampas" (1939) and the action movie "Man of Conquest" (1939) with Richard Dix. He also appeared in the fantasy "Earthbound" (1940) with Warner Baxter. In the latter half of his career, he tackled roles in the Gary Cooper drama "For Whom the Bell Tolls" (1943), "Background to Danger" (1943) and "The Falcon in Mexico" (1944) with Tom Conway. He also appeared in the action flick "Uncertain Glory" (1944) with Errol Flynn and "Kismet" (1944). De Cordoba was most recently credited in the Susan Hayward western "Thunder in the Sun" (1959). De Cordoba passed away in September 1950 at the age of 69.

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

Thunder in the Sun (1959)
Gabrielle's dance partner
Oh! Susanna (1951)
Pactola
When the Redskins Rode (1951)
Chief Shingiss
Cuban Fireball (1951)
Don Perez
Crisis (1950)
Father Del Puento
Comanche Territory (1950)
Quisima
Samson and Delilah (1950)
Bar Simon
The Lawless (1950)
Mr. Garcia
Omoo-Omoo The Shark God (1949)
Tari
The Daring Caballero (1949)
Padre
Daughter of the West (1949)
Indian chief
Joe Palooka in the Counterpunch (1949)
Museum caretaker
Adventures of Don Juan (1949)
Pachecho
The Time of Your Life (1948)
Arab philosopher
Mexican Hayride (1948)
Señor Martinez
Carnival in Costa Rica (1947)
Mr. Castro
Robin Hood of Monterey (1947)
Don Carlos Belmonte
Green Dolphin Street (1947)
Priest
The Beast with Five Fingers (1947)
Horatio
A Night in Paradise (1946)
Magus
A Scandal in Paris (1946)
Priest
A Scandal in Paris (1946)
Priest
Swamp Fire (1946)
Tim Rousseau
Two Years Before the Mast (1946)
Don Sebastian
Adventure (1946)
Felipe
Cuban Pete (1946)
Manuel Perez
San Antonio (1945)
Ricardo Torreon
Club Havana (1945)
Charles
In Old New Mexico (1945)
Father Angelo
They Were Expendable (1945)
The Priest
The Song of Bernadette (1945)
Dr. Le Crampe
The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945)
Old pianist
Once Upon a Time (1944)
Scientist
Tahiti Nights (1944)
Tonga
Uncertain Glory (1944)
Executioner
The Falcon in Mexico (1944)
Don Carlos Ybarra
Kismet (1944)
Meuzin
Background to Danger (1943)
Old Turk
Tarzan Triumphs (1943)
Patriarch
White Savage (1943)
Candlemaker
For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943)
Colonel Miranda
Shut My Big Mouth (1942)
Don Carlos Montoya
Son of Fury (1942)
Feenou
Saboteur (1942)
Bones
Paris Calling (1942)
Speaker
Million Dollar Baby (1941)
Conductor
Blood and Sand (1941)
Don Jose Alvarez
The Corsican Brothers (1941)
Gravini
Aloma of the South Seas (1941)
Raaiti
Romance of the Rio Grande (1941)
Don Fernando [de Vega]
Earthbound (1940)
Minister
Before I Hang (1940)
Victor Sondini
The Sea Hawk (1940)
Captain Mendoza
The Mark of Zorro (1940)
Don Miguel
South of Pago Pago (1940)
Chief
My Favorite Wife (1940)
De Kohlmar
Phantom Submarine (1940)
Henri Jerome
The Ghost Breakers (1940)
Havez
The Light That Failed (1940)
Monsieur Binat
Juarez (1939)
Riva Palacio
Man of Conquest (1939)
Oolooteka
Devil's Island (1939)
Marcal
Winner Take All (1939)
Pantrelli
Chasing Danger (1939)
Gurra Din
Law of the Pampas (1939)
[Señor José] Valdez
Escape to Paradise (1939)
Don Miguel
Range War (1939)
Padre Jose
City in Darkness (1939)
Antoine
Dramatic School (1938)
LeMaistre
Storm over Bengal (1938)
Abdul Mir
International Settlement (1938)
Maurice Zabello
Heart of the North (1938)
Father Cloverly
Keep Smiling (1938)
J. Howard Travers
Gold Diggers in Paris (1938)
M. Cambret
The Firefly (1937)
Spanish general
Girl Loves Boy (1937)
Signor Luigi Montefiori
Maid of Salem (1937)
Mr. Morse
Marriage Forbidden (1937)
Dr. Walker
Rose of the Rancho (1936)
Gomez [also known as] Cortez
Trouble for Two (1936)
Sergei
Ramona (1936)
Father Salvierderra
His Brother's Wife (1936)
Dr. Capolo
The Devil-Doll (1936)
[Charles] Matin
Moonlight Murder (1936)
Swami
The Garden of Allah (1936)
Gardener
Anthony Adverse (1936)
Brother François
Professional Soldier (1936)
Stefan Bernaldo
Condemned to Live (1935)
Dr. Anders Bizet
The Crusades (1935)
Karakush
Captain Blood (1935)
Don Diego
The New Commandment (1925)
Picard
The Bandolero (1924)
Dorando, the Bandolero
The Desert Sheik (1924)
Prince Ibrahim
When Knighthood Was in Flower (1923)
Duke of Buckingham
The Enemies of Women (1923)
Atilio Castro
The Purple Highway (1923)
Joe Renard
Fires of Fate (1923)
I Will Repay (1923)
The Young Diana (1922)
Dr. Dimitrius
The Inner Chamber (1921)
Dr. George Danilo
The Dark Mirror (1920)
Mario
The Sin That Was His (1920)
Father Aubert
The World and His Wife (1920)
Don Severo
The New Moon (1919)
Prince Michail Koloyar
A Daughter of the Old South (1918)
Pedro de Alvarez
Runaway Romany (1917)
Zinga
One Law for Both (1917)
Count de Fernac
Sapho (1917)
Flamant
Barbary Sheep (1917)
Benchaalal
Just a Song at Twilight (1916)
Carlyle Turner
Maria Rosa (1916)
Ramon
Carmen (1915)
Escamillo
Temptation (1915)
Julien

Dance (Feature Film)

Thunder in the Sun (1959)
Miss Hayward's dance number choreography

Film Production - Main (Feature Film)

The First World War (1934)
Voice
Through the Centuries (1933)
Narr

Cast (Short)

Gun to Gun (1944)

Life Events

Photo Collections

The Devil Doll - Scene Stills
Here are a few scene stills from MGM's The Devil Doll (1936), starring Lionel Barrymore and directed by Tod Browning.

Videos

Movie Clip

Shut My Big Mouth (1942) - Beautify West! Opening his first feature on his new Columbia contract after two years recovering from car-crash injuries, Joe E. Brown is visionary florist Wellington Holmes, heading west with sidekick Oglethorpe (Fritz Feld), soon pursued by Buckskin Bill (Victor Jory), Hank Bell and Earle Hodgins driving the stage, in Shut My Big Mouth, 1942.
When Knighthood Was In Flower (1922) - Mary Tudor, Sister Of Henry Opening with Marion Davies as Mary Tudor, a historical figure, heroine of a best-selling novel from which the film takes its name, Lyn Harding her brother Henry VIII, Forrest Stanley as dashing Brandon, Pedro de Cordoba as Buckingham, a lavish production from William Randolph Hearst’s Cosmopolitan Pictures, When Knighthood Was In Flower, 1922.
Juarez (1939) - Your Imperial Majesty Emperor Maximillian (Brian Aherne), with aides Bazaine (Donald Crisp), Miramon (Henry O'Neill) and Mejia (Bill Wilkerson) shows some populist tendencies, angering Montares (Montagu Love), in Warner Bros' Juarez, 1939.
Juarez (1939) - At Saltillo, This First Day Of May, 1864 Fictional events contrived for Warner Bros.’ narrative, Paul Muni as the Mexican president Juarez, reads a letter from the American president with whom the picture equates him, then receives a declaration, with John Garfield as General Diaz, in the notoriously disorganized bio-pic Juarez, 1939.
My Favorite Wife (1940) - Bigamy! Nick (Cary Grant) meets the shrink (Pedro De Cordoba) hired by his new wife (Gail Patrick) while his original wife's boyfriend (Randolph Scott) awaits in My Favorite Wife, 1940.
Ghost Breakers, The (1940) - Keep It In The Can Thrifty heiress Mary (Paulette Goddard) wraps business with the guys (Paul Lukas, Pedro De Cordoba) overseeing her inheritance of a Cuban castle, then disrobes while radio gossip-monger Larry (Bob Hope) goes a little too far for gangster Frenchy (Paul Fix), early in The Ghost Breakers, 1940.

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