(19??) Radio: Introduced the series "The Black Museum" and portrayed Prof. Moriarty in "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes". Both series were produced by Harry Alan Towers
, the man responsible for "The Lives of Harry Lime".
16 Biographical Movies |
51 Print Biographies |
21 Portrayals |
51 Articles |
2 Pictorials |
6 Magazine Cover Photos |
O.W. Jeeves | G.O. Spelvin | Orson Wells | Wells
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Did You Know?
After [Irving Thalberg
] died, Norma Shearer
--one of the most minimally talented ladies ever to appear on the silver screen and who looked like nothing, with one eye crossed over the other--went right on being the queen of Hollywood. Everybody used to say, "Mrs. Thalberg is coming", "Miss Shearer is arriving", as though they were talking about Sarah Bernhardt
had wanted to cast him as Buckingham in Richard III
(1955), his film of William Shakespeare
's play "Richard III", but gave the role to Ralph Richardson
, his oldest friend, because Richardson wanted it. In his autobiography, Olivier says he wishes he had disappointed Richardson and cast Welles instead, as he would have brought an extra element to the screen, an intelligence that ...