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Victor Jory (I) (1902–1982)


Victor Jory was the boxing and wrestling champion of the Coast Guard during his military hitch, and never lost his big, burly physique. His sinister looks and distinctive voice typed him as a heavy, at which he excelled, but he did occasionally play sympathetic leads, one of which was, oddly enough, the sci-fi cult classic Cat-Women of the Moon (... See full bio »

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 1980 The Mountain Men
Iron Belly
 1980 Power (TV Movie)
Hillman
 1980 Young Maverick (TV Series)
Pony That Waits
- Makin' Tracks (1980) ... Pony That Waits
 1979 Grandpa Goes to Washington (TV Series)
Meyer Brockman
- The Union Boys (1979) ... Meyer Brockman
 1978-1979 Greatest Heroes of the Bible (TV Series)
Narrator / Horaz
- The Story of Esther (1979) ... Narrator (voice)
- Daniel and Nebuchadnezzar (1979) ... Narrator (voice)
- Abraham's Sacrifice (1979) ... Narrator (voice)
- Sodom and Gomorrah (1979) ... Narrator (voice)
- The Ten Commandments (1979) ... Narrator
 1978 Devil Dog: The Hound of Hell (TV Movie)
Shaman
 1977 Alice (TV Series)
Billy 'The Scam' Williams
- The Indian Taker (1977) ... Billy 'The Scam' Williams
 1977 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Mini-Series)
Leon Davidian
- The Mask of Adonis (1977) ... Leon Davidian
 1976 Perilous Voyage (TV Movie)
Dr. Henry Merrill
 1974 Nakia (TV Series)
Ben Redearth
- The Fire Dancer (1974)
- The Non-Person (1974) ... Ben Redearth
 1974 Kolchak: The Night Stalker (TV Series)
Charles Rolling Thunder
- Bad Medicine (1974) ... Charles Rolling Thunder
 1974 McCloud (TV Series)
Joseph Rhigas
- The Concrete Jungle Caper (1974) ... Joseph Rhigas
 1974 Kung Fu (TV Series)
Fred
- Cry of the Night Beast (1974) ... Fred
 1973 Papillon
Indian Chief
 1973 Frasier, the Sensuous Lion
Frasier's Voice (voice)
 1973 Circle of Fear (TV Series)
Old Man
- The Phantom of Herald Square (1973) ... Old Man
 1972 Banacek (TV Series)
Paul Andros
- No Sign of the Cross (1972) ... Paul Andros
 1971 Longstreet (TV Series)
Fred Hornbeck
- So, Who's Fred Hornbeck? (1971) ... Fred Hornbeck
 1969-1971 Mannix (TV Series)
Stefan Mannix
- Wine from These Grapes (1971) ... Stefan Mannix
- Return to Summer Grove (1969) ... Stefan Mannix
 1970 Flap
Wounded Bear Mr. Smith (Attorney at Law)
 1964-1969 The Virginian (TV Series)
Luke Nichols / Jim Kohler / Tom Brant / ...
- Fox, Hound and the Widow McCloud (1969) ... Luke Nichols
- A Bad Place to Die (1967) ... Luke Nichols
- Melanie (1967) ... Jim Kohler
- The Return of Golden Tom (1966) ... Tom Brant
- The Dark Challenge (1964) ... Carl Hendricks
 1969 Mackenna's Gold
The Narrator
 1968 The Name of the Game (TV Series)
Victor Foss
- Witness (1968) ... Victor Foss
 1968 Jigsaw
Edward Arkroyd
 1968 The High Chaparral (TV Series)
Mr. Kelly
- The Peacemaker (1968) ... Mr. Kelly
 1967 Ironside (TV Series)
Walter 'Wally' Stowe
- The Past Is Prologue (1967) ... Walter 'Wally' Stowe
 1967 Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (TV Series)
Dr. Turner
- Fires of Death (1967) ... Dr. Turner
 1967 The Time Tunnel (TV Series)
Capt. Beal
- Pirates of Deadman's Island (1967) ... Capt. Beal
 1967 The Road West (TV Series)
Collier
- Beyond the Hill (1967) ... Collier
 1966 Iron Horse (TV Series)
Captain Anderson
- The Pride of the Bottom of the Barrel (1966) ... Captain Anderson
 1966 The Green Hornet (TV Series)
Charles Delaclaire
- The Frog Is a Deadly Weapon (1966) ... Charles Delaclaire
 1966 F Troop (TV Series)
Chief Mean Buffalo
- Indian Fever (1966) ... Chief Mean Buffalo
 1966 The Legend of Jesse James (TV Series)
Judge Parker
- Things Don't Just Happen (1966) ... Judge Parker
 1966 The Loner (TV Series)
Simon Ridley
- The Burden of the Badge (1966) ... Simon Ridley
 1966 I Spy (TV Series)
Ortiz
- Return to Glory (1966) ... Ortiz
 1966 Hazel (TV Series)
Mr. Woods
 1966 Bonanza (TV Series)
Charles Ludlow
- Ride the Wind: Part 1 (1966) ... Charles Ludlow
 1965 Who Has Seen the Wind? (TV Movie)
Peraltor
 1965 Kraft Suspense Theatre (TV Series)
Conrad Easter
- That Time in Havana (1965) ... Conrad Easter
 1965 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Chief Joseph
- Chief Joseph (1965) ... Chief Joseph
 1964 The Farmer's Daughter (TV Series)
Sultan
- Big Sultan, Little Sultan (1964) ... Sultan
 1964 Profiles in Courage (TV Series)
Charles Carlin
- Oscar W. Underwood (1964) ... Charles Carlin
 1964 Burke's Law (TV Series)
Jim Clover
- Who Killed Lenore Wingfield? (1964) ... Jim Clover
 1964 Cheyenne Autumn
Tall Tree
 1964 Suspense (TV Series)
the Sheriff
- I, Bradford Charles (1964) ... the Sheriff
 1963 Temple Houston (TV Series)
Claude Boley
- The Twisted Rope (1963) ... Claude Boley
 1963 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series)
Det. Paul Reardon
- Death of a Cop (1963) ... Det. Paul Reardon
 1963 Wide Country (TV Series)
Johnny Prewitt
- Step Over the Sky (1963) ... Johnny Prewitt
 1962 Empire (TV Series)
Mike Dahlback
- Ride to a Fall (1962) ... Mike Dahlback
 1959-1962 Rawhide (TV Series)
Hosea Brewer / Jess Hode
- Gold Fever (1962) ... Hosea Brewer
- Incident of the Dry Drive (1959) ... Jess Hode
 1962 87th Precinct (TV Series)
Mike Power
- The Last Stop (1962) ... Mike Power
 1962 The Untouchables (TV Series)
Arnold Stegler
- Element of Danger (1962) ... Arnold Stegler
 1962 Insight (TV Series)
- IOU, My Brother (1962)
 1962 The New Breed (TV Series)
Deacon Lee
- Policemen Die Alone: Part II (1962) ... Deacon Lee
- Policemen Die Alone: Part I (1962) ... Deacon Lee
 1962 Dr. Kildare (TV Series)
Dr. Oscar Whalen
- Oh, My Daughter (1962) ... Dr. Oscar Whalen
 1959-1961 Manhunt (TV Series)
Police Lt. Howard Finucane / Det. Lt. Howard Finucane
- Wooden Witness (1961) ... Police Lt. Howard Finucane
- Woman on the Highway (1961) ... Police Lt. Howard Finucane
- Witness in Danger (1961) ... Police Lt. Howard Finucane
- War Against San Diego (1961) ... Police Lt. Howard Finucane
- The Walking Engines (1961) ... Police Lt. Howard Finucane
 1960 The Fugitive Kind
Jabe M. Torrance
 1956-1959 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
George Bavister / Capt. Hume / Reverend Mr. Powell / ...
- Diary of a Nurse (1959) ... George Bavister
- Galvanized Yankee (1957) ... Capt. Hume
- The Ninth Day (1957) ... Reverend Mr. Powell
- Forbidden Area (1956) ... General Clumb
 1959 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Fernand
- Night of Betrayal (1959) ... Fernand
 1959 Wanted: Dead or Alive (TV Series)
Sam McGarrett
- The Legend (1959) ... Sam McGarrett
 1958 Pursuit (TV Series)
Cop
- The Silent Night (1958) ... Cop
 1958 Johnny Belinda (TV Movie)
Black McDonald
 1955-1957 Climax! (TV Series)
John Coulter / Sam Bellows / Robert
- Necessary Evil (1957) ... John Coulter
- The Secret of River Lane (1956) ... Sam Bellows
- The Box of Chocolates (1955) ... Robert
 1956-1957 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
Joe Carpenter / Gangster / Rancher / ...
- Candid Profile, Inc. (1957) ... Joe Carpenter
- Ride into Danger (1957)
- Flesh and Blood (1957) ... Gangster
- Prairie Night (1956) ... Rancher
 1957 The Last Stagecoach West
Rand McCord
 1956-1957 Matinee Theatre (TV Series)
Edward Hicks / Molara
- The Starmaster (1957)
- The Peaceable Kingdom (1957) ... Edward Hicks
- Savrola (1956) ... Molara
- The Declaration (1956)
 1957 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
Harry Bond
- Moment of Decision (1957) ... Harry Bond
 1957 The 20th Century-Fox Hour (TV Series)
Maj. Kenniston
- The Still Trumpet (1957) ... Maj. Kenniston
 1957 Crossroads (TV Series)
Reverend George Truett
- Lone Star Preacher (1957) ... Reverend George Truett
 1957 Omnibus (TV Series)
Captain Kidd
- The Trial of Captain Kidd (1957) ... Captain Kidd
 1957 The Man Who Turned to Stone
Dr. Murdock
 1956 Death of a Scoundrel
Leonard Wilson
 1956 The Alcoa Hour (TV Series)
D'Alcala
- Key Largo (1956) ... D'Alcala
 1956 Telephone Time (TV Series)
Stypulkowski
- I Am Not Alone (1956) ... Stypulkowski
 1953-1956 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
Ferdie Shiff / Andrew Duquette
- Weapon of Courage (1956) ... Ferdie Shiff
- The Man Who Escaped from Devil's Island (1954) ... Andrew Duquette
- The Mirror (1953)
 1956 TV Reader's Digest (TV Series)
Antonio Rosas / Movie Producer Stanley
- The Gigantic Bank Note Swindle (1956) ... Antonio Rosas
- The Woman Who Changed Her Mind (1956) ... Movie Producer Stanley
 1956 Science Fiction Theatre (TV Series)
Det. Lt. William Kiel
- The Flicker (1956) ... Det. Lt. William Kiel
 1956 Studio 57 (TV Series)
Jeweler
- The Queen's Bracelet (1956) ... Jeweler
 1956 Blackjack Ketchum, Desperado
Jared Tetlow
 1956 Manfish
'Professor' Walter Fenton
 1954-1955 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Andrew Perry
- A Child Is Born (1955)
- Exit for Margo (1954) ... Andrew Perry
 1955 Kings Row (TV Series)
Dr. Tower (1955-1956)
 1955 Warner Brothers Presents (TV Series)
- King's Row (1955)
 1955 Producers' Showcase (TV Series)
Aristides Argamonte
- Yellow Jack (1955) ... Aristides Argamonte
 1954 Sabaka
Ashok
 1954 Valley of the Kings
Tuareg Chief
 1954 Ponds Theater (TV Series)
Merlin
 1954 Moby Dick (TV Movie)
Captain Ahab
 1952-1953 Broadway Television Theatre (TV Series)
Manningham
- Angel Street (1953) ... Manningham
- Angel Street (1952) ... Manningham
 1953 Cat-Women of the Moon
Kip Reissner
 1952 Tales of Tomorrow (TV Series)
Dr. Alden / Dr. Kramer
- The Fatal Flower (1952) ... Dr. Alden
- World of Water (1952) ... Dr. Kramer
 1952 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Dr. Kane / Gangster
- The Hospital (1952) ... Dr. Kane
- Captain-General of the Armies (1952) ... Gangster
 1952 Toughest Man in Arizona
Frank Girard
 1952 Son of Ali Baba
Caliph
 1952 The Ken Murray Show (TV Series)
- Episode #3.35 (1952)
 1952 Flaming Feather
Lucky Lee
 1951 Cave of Outlaws
Ben Cross
 1951 The Bigelow Theatre (TV Series)
College Professor
- The Sum of Seven (1951) ... College Professor
 1951 The Highwayman
Lord Douglas
 1950 Sure As Fate (TV Series)
- Child's Play (1950)
 1950 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
- The First Formal (1950)
 1950 The Cariboo Trail
Frank Walsh
 1950 The Capture
Father Gomez
 1950 The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre (TV Series)
Publisher
- Oropalo (1950) ... Publisher
 1949 Fighting Man of the Plains
Dave Oldham
 1949 Canadian Pacific
Dirk Rourke
 1949 A Woman's Secret
Brook Matthews
 1949 South of St. Louis
Luke Cottrell
 1948 The Gallant Blade
Marshal of France Mordore
 1948 The Loves of Carmen
García
 1947 Tubby the Tuba (Short)
Narrator
 1944 Package for Jasper (Short) (voice)
 1943 The Unknown Guest
Charles 'Chuck' Williams
 1943 The Kansan
Jeff Barat
 1943 Colt Comrades
Jebb Hardin
 1943 Leather Burners
Dan Slack
 1943 Buckskin Frontier
Champ Clanton
 1943 Hoppy Serves a Writ
Tom Jordan
 1943 Power of the Press
Oscar Trent
 1942 Jasper and the Haunted House (Short)
Jasper (uncredited)
 1942 Shut My Big Mouth
Buckskin Bill
 1941 Secrets of the Lone Wolf
'Dapper' Dan Streever
 1941 The Stork Pays Off
Deak Foster
 1941 Riders of the Timberline
Baptiste Deschamp
 1941 The Gay Knighties (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1941 Charlie Chan in Rio
Alfredo Cardozo
 1941 Wide Open Town
Steve Fraser
 1941 Hoola Boola (Short) (voice)
 1941 Border Vigilantes
Henry Logan
 1940 Lady with Red Hair
Mr. Clifton
 1940 Give Us Wings
Mr. Arnold Carter
 1940 Cherokee Strip
Coy Barrett
 1940 Girl from Havana
Tex Moore
 1940 River's End
Norman Talbot
 1940 Knights of the Range
Malcolm Lascalles
 1940 The Lone Wolf Meets a Lady
Clay Beaudine
 1939 Call a Messenger
Ed Hogan
 1939 I Stole a Million
Patian aka Payton - 2 Hats' boss
 1939 Each Dawn I Die
Grayce
 1939 Susannah of the Mounties
Wolf Pelt
 1939 Women in the Wind
Doc
 1939 Dodge City
Yancey
 1939 Blackwell's Island
Commissioner Thomas MacNair
 1939 Wings of the Navy
Lt. Parsons
 1937 First Lady
Gordon Keane
 1937 Glamorous Night
Baron Lyadeff
 1937 Bulldog Drummond at Bay
Gregoroff
 1936 Rangle River
Dick Drake
 1936 Meet Nero Wolfe
Claude Roberts
 1936 The King Steps Out
Capt. Palfi
 1936 Hell-Ship Morgan
Jim Allen
 1935 White Lies
Terry Condon
 1935 Too Tough to Kill
John O'Hara
 1935 Streamline Express
Jimmy Hart
 1935 Party Wire
Matthew Putnam
 1934 Mills of the Gods
Jim Devlin
 1934 Madame Du Barry
Duc Armand d'Aiguillon
 1934 Pursued
Beauregard
 1934 He Was Her Man
Nick Gardella
 1934 Murder in Trinidad
Howard Sutter
 1934 I Believed in You
Jim Crowl
 1933 Smoky
Clint Peters
 1933 My Woman
John Bradley
 1933 The Devil's in Love
Dr. Andre Morand / Paul Vernay
 1933 I Loved You Wednesday
Randall Williams
 1933 Trick for Trick
La Tour
 1933 Infernal Machine
Alfred Doreen
 1933 Sailor's Luck
Baron Portola aka Darrow
 1933 State Fair
Hoop Toss Barker
 1933 Second Hand Wife
Lotzi Vajda
 1932 Handle with Care
1st Public Enemy
 1932 Pride of the Legion
Jerry Brewster
 1930 Renegades
Officer Belonge (uncredited)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Self (7 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (9 credits)

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(8/26/65) Appeared in the television special "Hollywood Traveling Stars" hosted by Bill Burrud. Also appearing were Gypsy Rose Lee, Ken Murray and Lloyd Nolan. See more »

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6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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His voice was formerly heard narrating the Battle Of Atlanta at the Cyclorama in Atlanta, Ga. for many years, until it was replaced by a new recording featuring the voice of James Earl Jones. See more »

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Sagittarius

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