Ian Hunter


Ian Hunter

Biography

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

The Queen's Guards (1963)
Dobbie
Guns of Darkness (1962)
Dr. Swann
The Secret of Monte Cristo (1961)
Colonel Jackson
Doctor Blood's Coffin (1961)
Dr. Robert Blood
Flame Over India (1960)
She Played with Fire (1958)
Clive Fisher
Mad Little Island (1958)
Air Commodore Watchorn
Pursuit of the Graf Spee (1957)
Capt Wwoodhouse,
Eight O'Clock Walk (1954)
Appointment In London (1953)
Edward, My Son (1949)
Dr. Larry Woodhope
Forever and a Day (1943)
Dexter [Pomfret]
It Comes Up Love (1943)
Tom Peabody
A Yank at Eton (1942)
Roger Carlton
Andy Hardy's Private Secretary (1941)
Steven V. Land
Ziegfeld Girl (1941)
Geoffrey Collis
Come Live with Me (1941)
Barton Kendrick
Billy the Kid (1941)
Eric Keating
Smilin' Through (1941)
Reverend Owen Harding
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941)
Dr. John Lanyon
Gallant Sons (1940)
"Natural" Davis
Broadway Melody of 1940 (1940)
Bert C. Matthews
Dulcy (1940)
Gordon Daly
The Long Voyage Home (1940)
Smitty
Strange Cargo (1940)
Cambreau
Bitter Sweet (1940)
Lord Shayne
Yes, My Darling Daughter (1939)
Lewis Murray
Broadway Serenade (1939)
Larry Bryant
Tarzan Finds a Son! (1939)
Mr. Lancing
The Little Princess (1939)
Captain Crewe
Bad Little Angel (1939)
Jim Creighton
Maisie (1939)
Clifford Ames
Tower of London (1939)
King Edward IV
The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
King Richard the Lion-Heart
Comet over Broadway (1938)
Bert Ballin
Secrets of an Actress (1938)
Peter Snowden
Always Goodbye (1938)
Phillip Marshall
The Sisters (1938)
William Benson
Confession (1937)
Leonide Kirow
Call It a Day (1937)
Roger Hilton
52nd Street (1937)
Rufus Rondell
Stolen Holiday (1937)
Anthony Wayne
Another Dawn (1937)
Colonel [John] Wister
That Certain Woman (1937)
Lloyd Rogers
The White Angel (1936)
Fuller
To Mary--With Love (1936)
William C. "Bill" Hallam
The Devil Is a Sissy (1936)
Jay Pierce
The Girl from 10th Avenue (1935)
Geoffrey Sherwood
Jalna (1935)
Renny Whiteoaks
I Found Stella Parish (1935)
Keith Lockridge
A Midsummer Night's Dream (1935)
Theseus, Duke of Athens
Orders Is Orders (1934)
Captain Harper
The Church Mouse (1934)
Jonathan Steele
The Night of the Party (1934)
Guy Kennington
No Escape (1934)
Jim Brandon
The Sign of Four (1932)
Dr. Watson
Water Gypsies (1932)
Fred Green
Syncopation (1929)
Winston
The Ring (1927)
Easy Virtue (1927)
Downhill (1927)

Visual Effects (Feature Film)

The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)
Miniatures const

Cast (Special)

Waldo Salt: A Screenwriter's Journey (1990)

Life Events

1917

Joined Army; served in France

1919

Made stage acting debut

1924

Made British film debut in "Not for Sale"

1927

Directed by Alfred Hitchcock in "The Ring" and "When Boys Leave Home"

1934

Moved to Hollywood, CA

1935

Co-starred with Bette Davis in "The Girl from 10th Avenue"

1935

Cast as the Duke in feature adaptation "A Midsummer Night's Dream"

1938

Played jovial King Richard in "The Adventures of Robin Hood"

1942

Returned to England for military service

1949

Co-starred with Spencer Tracy and Deborah Kerr in "Edward, My Son"

1964

Retired from acting following final appearance in "Highlight: The Singing Cinema"

Photo Collections

A Midsummer Night's Dream (1935) - Scene Stills
Here are some scene stills from the all-star Warner Bros. production of A Midsummer Night's Dream (1935), directed by Max Reinhardt and William Dieterle.

Videos

Movie Clip

I Found Stella Parish (1935) - Open, Norman Theater Opening credits and some framing by theater fans awaiting the star, from Warner Bros. I Found Stella Parish, 1935, starring Kay Francis, Ian Hunter and Paul Lukas, directed by Mervyn LeRoy.
I Found Stella Parish (1935) - Quitting The Stage Disguised as an older lady on board ship, title character (Kay Francis) bumps into inquisitive journalist Lockridge (Ian Hunter) who's beginning to catch the scent, in Mervyn LeRoy's I Found Stella Parish, 1935.
That Certain Woman (1937) - Nice Day For The Ducks Ian Hunter is lawyer Rogers, intervening to stop creepy reporter Whitaker (Hugh O’Connell) from printing a story about the personal history of his much valued secretary Mary (Bette Davis), when his friend, and her would-be boyfriend, Henry Fonda as playboy Jack, turns up, early in That Certain Woman, 1937.
Strange Cargo (1940) - You Didn't See That Saloon girl Julie (Joan Crawford), kicked off the prison island, again rejects "Pig" (Peter Lorre) but not Marfeu (Bernard Nedell), as Moll (Albert Dekker) clobbers Verne (Clark Gable) and threatens Cambreau (Ian Hunter), staging the big escape, in Frank Borzage's Strange Cargo, 1940.
Strange Cargo (1940) - Kinship With The Dead Inmate Telez (Eduardo Ciannelli) with his bible, visited by the beatific Cambreau (Ian Hunter), who has inexplicably appeared among the convicts in the French colonial prison, literate Hessler (Paul Lukas), then re-captured Verne (Clark Gable) getting involved, in Frank Borzage's Strange Cargo, 1940.
That Certain Woman (1937) - I Was Trying To Make You Famous Writer-Director Edmund Goulding opens his remake of his 1929 Gloria Swanson picture, directing Bette Davis for the first time as Mary Donnell, Mary Phillips her friend, Norman Willis accompanying them on a secret errand, craven reporter Whitaker (Hugh O’Connell) spying, in That Certain Woman, 1937, co-starring Henry Fonda.
Ring, The (1927) - One Round Jack Opening sequences, brilliance from Alfred Hitchcock guiding his then-novice cameraman Jack Cox, some repugnant carnival events, and the introduction of the three principals, Lillian Hall-Davis, Ian Hunter, and Carl Brisson as “One-Round Jack,” from the silent boxing drama The Ring, 1927.
Ring, The (1927) - Jack's Met His Man With crafty shooting by director Alfred Hitchcock, Ian Hunter as Bob, gentleman challenger, agrees to take on boxer “One-Round” Jack (Carl Brisson), the main carnival attraction, who’s clobbered all comers, mainly due to interest in his ticket-taker girlfriend, (Lillian Hall-Davis), early in The Ring, 1927.
Ring, The (1927) - I'll Take My Revenge Sort of in good fun, at the wedding party for his sparring partner Jack (Carl Brisson) and wife (Lillian Hall-Davis), romantic rival and affluent boxer Bob (Ian Hunter) acts jovial, director Alfred Hitchcock playng tensions, Gordon Harker the inebriated trainer, in The Ring, 1927.
Andy Hardy's Private Secretary (1941) - Voci Di Primavera Andy (Mickey Rooney) is at the window while Kathryn (Grayson, in her MGM debut) and brother Harry (Todd Karns) undertake a song to cheer up their devoted, educated but unlucky widowed dad (Ian Hunter), a compositon by Gaetano Donizetti, in Andy Hardy’s Private Secretary, 1941.
Ring, The (1927) - I Thought You Said You'd Fight For Her Alfred Hitchcock with an advanced sequence from his boxing melodrama, challenger Jack (Carl Brisson) boils as his wife Mabel (Lillian Hall-Davis) enjoys a dance party with charming champ Bob (Ian Hunter), in The Ring, 1927.
That Certain Woman (1937) - I've Done A Lot With Polo Ponies Henry Fonda as footloose Jack, heir to his father’s fortune, at the end of an evening of trying to persuade Mary (Bette Davis) to marry him, turned down but not giving up, then seeking advice from his friend, her employer Lloyd (Ian Hunter), who begins to explain, in That Certain Woman, 1937.

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