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Leander De Cordova (1877–1969)

Leander De Cordova was born on December 5, 1877 in Kingston, Jamaica, British West Indies. He was an actor and director, known for Zorro's Fighting Legion (1939), She (1925) and Torture Ship (1939). He was married to Emmy. He died on September 19, 1969 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Zorro's Fighting Legion
She Director
Torture Ship
Torture Ship Ezra Matthews
The Penal Code
The Penal Code Isaac Lewin


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 1961 Lock Up (TV Series)
Mr. Voltarie
- His Brother's Keeper (1961) ... Mr. Voltarie
 1959 Highway Patrol (TV Series)
Diner counterman
- Detour to Death (1959) ... Diner counterman (as Leander DeCordova)
 1951 According to Mrs. Hoyle
Minister (as Leander de Cordova)
 1950 Dick Tracy (TV Series)
 1949 Tough Assignment
 1948 Casbah
Doorman (uncredited)
 1948 Albuquerque
Townsman (uncredited)
 1947 A Double Life
Audience Member (uncredited)
 1947 Fear in the Night
Man (uncredited)
 1947 Danger Street
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
 1946 Big Town
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
 1946 Gilda
Servant (uncredited)
 1945 Yolanda and the Thief
Elderly Butler (uncredited)
 1945 The Gay Senorita
Padre Anselmo (uncredited)
 1944 The Laramie Trail
 1943 Mission to Moscow
Heckler (uncredited)
 1941 Prairie Pioneers
Father Garcia (uncredited)
 1941 The Phantom Cowboy
Don Jose Toreno (uncredited)
 1939 Torture Ship
Ezra Matthews (as Leander de Cordova)
 1939 Midnight
Footman (uncredited)
 1937 The Emperor's Candlesticks
Bidder (uncredited)
 1937 Dick Tracy
Stevens (uncredited)
 1932 The Penal Code
Isaac Lewin
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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in "Ben Hur" on Broadway. Drama (revival). Dramatized by William Young. Based on the novel by Gen. Lew Wallace. Directed by Joseph Brooks. Manhattan Opera House: 6 Nov 1916-Jan 1917 (closing date unknown/88 performances). Cast: Charles Browning, Herbert Charles, Arthur Chatterdon, Reginald Goode, James W. Hayes, John R... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Leander DeCordova | Leander de Cordova

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Brother of actor/writer/assistant director Rudolph De Cordova and actor Rienzi De Cordova.

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