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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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Known For

Papillon
Papillon Indian Chief
(1973)
Manhunt
Manhunt Police Lt. Howard Finucane / Det. Lt. Howard Finucane
(1959-1961)
Gone with the Wind
Gone with the Wind Jonas Wilkerson - Field Overseer
(1939)
The Miracle Worker
The Miracle Worker Captain Arthur Keller
(1962)

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 1980 The Mountain Men
Iron Belly
 1973 Papillon
Indian Chief
 1970 Flap
Wounded Bear Mr. Smith (Attorney at Law)
 1969 Mackenna's Gold
The Narrator
 1968 Jigsaw
Edward Arkroyd
 1964 Cheyenne Autumn
Tall Tree
 1959 The Fugitive Kind
Jabe M. Torrance
 1957 The Last Stagecoach West
Rand McCord
 1957 The Man Who Turned to Stone
Dr. Murdock
 1956 Death of a Scoundrel
Leonard Wilson
 1956 Blackjack Ketchum, Desperado
Jared Tetlow
 1956 Manfish
'Professor' Walter Fenton
 1954 Sabaka
Ashok
 1954 Valley of the Kings
Tuareg Chief
 1953 Cat-Women of the Moon
Kip Reissner
 1952 Toughest Man in Arizona
Frank Girard
 1952 Son of Ali Baba
Caliph
 1952 Flaming Feather
Lucky Lee
 1951 Cave of Outlaws
Ben Cross
 1951 The Highwayman
Lord Douglas
 1950 The Cariboo Trail
Frank Walsh
 1950 The Capture
Father Gomez
 1949 Fighting Man of the Plains
Dave Oldham
 1949 Canadian Pacific
Dirk Rourke
 1949 South of St. Louis
Luke Cottrell
 1949 A Woman's Secret
Brook Matthews
 1948 The Gallant Blade
Marshal of France Mordore
 1948 The Loves of Carmen
García
 1943 The Unknown Guest
Charles 'Chuck' Williams
 1943 The Kansan
Jeff Barat
 1943 Colt Comrades
Jeb 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 Shut My Big Mouth
Buckskin Bill
 1941 Secrets of the Lone Wolf
Dapper Dan Streever
 1941 Charlie Chan in Rio
Alfredo Cardozo
 1941 Wide Open Town
Steve Fraser
 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 The Lone Wolf Meets a Lady
Clay Beaudine
 1940 Knights of the Range
Malcolm Lascalles
 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 Wings of the Navy
Lt. Parsons
 1939 Blackwell's Island
Commissioner Thomas MacNair
 1937 First Lady
Gordon Keane
 1937 Bulldog Drummond at Bay
Gregoroff
 1937 Glamorous Night
Baron Lyadeff
 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 Party Wire
Matthew Putnam
 1934 Mills of the Gods
Jim Devlin
 1934 Pursued
Beauregard
 1934 Madame Du Barry
Duc Armand d'Aiguillon
 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)
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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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Father of Jon Jory and Jean Jory. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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