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Morris Carnovsky (1897–1992)

Morris Carnovsky was one of the more prominent victims of the Hollywood blacklist, being named as a Communist party member by both Elia Kazan -- the most infamous of the informers who sang before the House Un-American Activities Committee in the era blacklistee Lillian Hellman called the "Scoundrel Time" -- and Sterling Hayden. However, he had been... See full bio »

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Known For

Cyrano de Bergerac
(1950)
Edge of Darkness
Edge of Darkness Sixtus Andresen
(1943)
Dead Reckoning
Dead Reckoning Martinelli
(1947)
Gun Crazy
Gun Crazy Judge Willoughby
(1950)

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 1984 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Boris Mirkin
- The Cafeteria (1984) ... Boris Mirkin
 1974 The Gambler
A.R. Lowenthal
 1972 Dig (Short)
Earl of Limestone (voice)
 1970 The Chicago Conspiracy Trial (TV Movie)
Judge Julius J. Hoffman
 1962 A View from the Bridge
Mr. Alfieri
 1959 Play of the Week (TV Series)
Aaron Katz / Presiding Angel / Creon
- World of Sholom Aleichem (1959) ... Aaron Katz / Presiding Angel
- Medea (1959) ... Creon
 1959 The World of Sholom Aleichem (TV Movie)
Aaron Katz / Presiding Angel
 1950 Cyrano de Bergerac
Le Bret
 1950 The Second Woman
Dr. Hartley
 1950 Western Pacific Agent
Joe Wicken
 1950 Gun Crazy
Judge Willoughby
 1949 Thieves' Highway
Yanko Garcos
 1949 Your Show Time (TV Series)
 1949 Siren of Atlantis
Le Mesge
 1948 Man-Eater of Kumaon
Ganga Ram
 1948 Saigon
Alex Maris
 1947 Joe Palooka in the Knockout
Howard Abbott
 1947 Dishonored Lady
Dr. Richard Caleb
 1947 Dead Reckoning
Martinelli
 1946 Miss Susie Slagle's
Dr. Fletcher
 1945 Cornered
Manuel Santana
 1945 Our Vines Have Tender Grapes
Bjorn Bjornson
 1945 Rhapsody in Blue
Morris Gershwin
 1944 The Master Race
Old Man Bartoc
 1944 Address Unknown
Max Eisenstein
 1943 Edge of Darkness
Sixtus Andresen
 1937 Tovarich
Chauffourier Dubieff
 1937 The Life of Emile Zola
Anatole France
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Other Works:

Stage Play: Volpone. Written by Ben Jonson, as translated by Ruth Langner. Directed by Philip Moeller. Guild Theatre: 9 Apr 1928- May 1928 (closing date unknown/46 performances). Cast: Mary Bell, Morris Carnovsky (as "Judge"), Ernest Cossart (as "Corvino"), John C. Davis, Dudley Digges (as "Volpone"), Margalo Gillmore, John Henry, Philip ... See more »

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He was a distinguished stage actor, and among his portrayals was a notable "King Lear". See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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