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Nicholas Joy (I) (1884–1964)

Nicholas Joy was born on January 31, 1884 in Paris, France. He was an actor and writer, known for Gentleman's Agreement (1947), Desk Set (1957) and Abbott and Costello Meet the Killer, Boris Karloff (1949). He was married to Hildreth Sisson. He died on March 16, 1964 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. See full bio »

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 1957 Desk Set
Mr. Azae
 1956 Star Stage (TV Series)
- The Real Thing (1956)
 1956 Star Tonight (TV Series)
Senator Cunningham
- Can You Coffeepot on Skates? (1956) ... Senator Cunningham
 1955 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Col. Edward Hall Sr.
- The Rack (1955) ... Col. Edward Hall Sr.
 1954 Climax! (TV Series)
 1954 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
- U.F.O. (1954) ... General
 1953 Affair with a Stranger
Producer George W. Craig
 1953 Proudly I Love (TV Movie)
 1953 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
- The Inn of Eagles (1953) ... Frobisher
 1951 The Man with a Cloak
Dr. Roland
 1951 Here Comes the Groom
Uncle Prentiss
 1949 And Baby Makes Three
Marvin Fletcher
 1949 Song of Surrender
General Seckle
 1949 The Great Gatsby
Drunken Guest at Party
 1949 Bride of Vengeance
 1949 The Sun Comes Up
Victor Alvord
 1948 Larceny
Walter Vanderline
 1948 The Fuller Brush Man
Commissioner Gordon Trist
 1948 The Iron Curtain
Dr. Harold Preston Norman, aka 'Alec'
 1948 The Naked City
Mr. McCormick (uncredited)
 1947 If Winter Comes
Mr. Pettigrew
 1947 Daisy Kenyon
 1947 Gentleman's Agreement
Dr. Craigie
 1947 Dishonored Lady
Mitchell (uncredited)
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Stage Play: Good Hunting. Satire. Written by Nathanael West and Joseph Schrank. Directed by Jerome Mayer. Hudson Theatre: 21 Nov 1938- Nov 1938 (closing date unknown/2 performances). Cast: John Barrington, George Brandt, Dennis Gurney, Edward Harvey, Marcel Journet (as "Lieutenant Frenique"), Nicholas Joy (as "Lt. Colonel Jarvis, D.S.O."), ... See more »

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Broadway actor; active from 1912-1957. Joy had an extremely prolific theatrical career, cast in numerous hit productions. He appeared in the original cast production of "The Iceman Cometh" (as "Cecil Lewis") in 1946, "The Philadelphia Story" (as "Seth Lord") in 1939, "Music in the Air" (as "Ernst Weber") in 1932 and "Topaze" (as "Roger de Berville"), one of the biggest hits of the 1930 theatrical... See more »

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