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Walter Kingsford (1881–1958)

Walter Kingsford was born on September 20, 1881 in Redhill, Surrey, England. He was an actor, known for Captains Courageous (1937), Carefree (1938) and Algiers (1938). He was married to Alison. He died on February 7, 1958 in North Hollywood, California, USA. See full bio »

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Captains Courageous
Captains Courageous Dr. Finley
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 1958 Merry Andrew
Mr. Fairchild
 1957 Suspicion (TV Series)
- Rainy Day (1957) ... Doctor
 1957 The Christophers (TV Series)
- Gentle Warrior (1957)
 1956-1957 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Dr. Manley / Dr. Sam Helck / Dr. Mack / ...
- The Three Dreams of Mr. Findlater (1957) ... Dr. Manley
- John Brown's Body (1956) ... Dr. Sam Helck
- Jonathan (1956) ... Dr. Mack
- The Legacy (1956) ... Col. Blair
- The Perfect Murder (1956) ... Pierre
 1957 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
James Hughes
- Legacy (1957) ... James Hughes
 1957 Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
Eustace Fitzhugh
- Not for Publication (1957) ... Eustace Fitzhugh
 1957 State Trooper (TV Series)
Mr. Darnell
- Coate of Many Colors (1957) ... Mr. Darnell
 1955-1957 Science Fiction Theatre (TV Series)
Dr. Howard Menges / Rudyard Parker / Prof. Tubor / ...
- Gravity Zero (1957) ... Dr. Howard Menges
- End of Tomorrow (1956) ... Rudyard Parker
- Signals from the Heart (1956) ... Prof. Tubor
- Postcard from Barcelona (1955) ... Dr. Cole
- The Lost Heartbeat (1955) ... Dr. John Crane
 1957 Dr. Christian (TV Series)
- Fear (1957)
 1956 Tales of the 77th Bengal Lancers (TV Series)
- Golden Ring (1956)
 1956 The 20th Century-Fox Hour (TV Series)
Under Secretary
- Operation Cicero (1956) ... Under Secretary
 1956 Fury (TV Series)
- Indian Mountain (1956) ... Professor
 1956 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
- Sometimes It Happens (1956) ... Costigan
 1956 The Count of Monte Cristo (TV Series)
- The Dubarry Affair (1956) ... Louis
 1956 Around the World in Eighty Days
Captain of the 'Mongolia' (uncredited)
 1956 Soldiers of Fortune (TV Series)
Sir Angus MacGora
- The Monster of Loch Mac Gora (1956) ... Sir Angus MacGora
 1956 The Search for Bridey Murphy
 1956 The Joseph Cotten Show: On Trial (TV Series)
- The Trial of Edward Pritchard (1956) ... Prosecutor
 1956 Telephone Time (TV Series)
Schliemann's father
- The Man Who Believed in Fairy Tales (1956) ... Schliemann's father
 1956 I Love Lucy (TV Series)
Sir Clive Richardson
- The Fox Hunt (1956) ... Sir Clive Richardson
 1953-1956 Four Star Playhouse (TV Series)
Dr. Blake / Armstrong / Cary Howard / ...
- Tunnel of Fear (1956) ... Dr. Blake
- Madeira, Madeira (1955) ... Armstrong
- The Returning (1955) ... Cary Howard
- The Man on the Train (1953) ... Sir Charles
 1955 TV Reader's Digest (TV Series)
Chief Surgeon Charles
- Six Hours of Surgery (1955) ... Chief Surgeon Charles
 1955 The Eddie Cantor Comedy Theater (TV Series)
- And Now from the Audience (1955) ... Blackwell
 1955 The Man Behind the Badge (TV Series)
- The Case of the Educated Prisoner (1955) ... Bartlett
 1954 December Bride (TV Series)
- Lily Is Bored (1954) ... Rodney
 1953-1954 Your Favorite Story (TV Series)
- The Magic Egg (1954)
- The Lost Duchess (1953)
 1954 Flight from Cathay (TV Movie)
 1954 The Lone Wolf (TV Series)
Vance Connor
- Plantation Story (1954) ... Vance Connor
 1953-1954 Cavalcade of America (TV Series)
General Carleton
- A Strange Journey (1954) ... General Carleton
 1954 Casanova's Big Night
Minister (uncredited)
 1953 Walking My Baby Back Home
Uncle Henry Hall
 1953 Wonder Valley
Elderly Writer
 1953 Loose in London
Earl of Walsingham
 1953 Your Jeweler's Showcase (TV Series)
- The Monkey's Paw (1953)
 1952 The Pathfinder
Col. Duncannon
 1952 The Brigand
Sultan of Morocco
 1952 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
 1952 Confidence Girl
Mr. Markewell
 1952 The Unexpected (TV Series)
 1952 Personal Appearance Theater (TV Series)
- The Chair (1952)
 1951 The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel
Vice-Adm. Friedrich Ruge (uncredited)
 1951 Two Dollar Bettor
Carleton P. Adams
 1951 The Amos 'n Andy Show (TV Series)
Mr. Wilton
- The Rare Coin (1951) ... Mr. Wilton (uncredited)
 1951 My Forbidden Past
 1951 Soldiers Three
Fairfax (uncredited)
 1951 Tarzan's Peril
 1951 The Bigelow Theatre (TV Series)
Consul General
- Agent from Scotland Yard (1951) ... Consul General
 1950 Kim
Dr. Bronson (uncredited)
 1950 Experiment Alcatraz
Dr. J.P. Finley
 1949 Slattery's Hurricane
R.J. Milne
 1948 The Velvet Touch
Peter Gunther
 1944 Secrets of Scotland Yard
Roylott Bevan
 1944 Ghost Catchers
Chambers (uncredited)
 1944 Mr. Skeffington
Dr. Melton (uncredited)
 1943 Hi Diddle Diddle
Senator Jummy Simpson
 1943 Bomber's Moon
Prof. Frederich Mueller
 1943 Don't You Believe It (Short)
George Washington (uncredited)
 1943 Mr. Lucky
Commissioner Hargraves
 1943 Flight for Freedom
Admiral Graves
 1943 Forever and a Day
Estate Lawyer
 1942 The Loves of Edgar Allan Poe
T.W. White
 1942 Fingers at the Window
Dr. Cromwall
 1942 My Favorite Blonde
Dr. Wallace Faber
 1942 Fly-By-Night
 1941 H.M. Pulham, Esq.
The Skipper (uncredited)
 1941 The Corsican Brothers
Monsieur Dupre
 1941 Unholy Partners
Mr. Peck - Managing Editor
 1941 Hit the Road
Colonel Smith
 1941 The Devil and Miss Jones
 1941 The Lone Wolf Takes a Chance
Dr. Hooper Tupman
 1940 Kitty Foyle
Mr. Kennett
 1940 Lucky Partners
 1940 Star Dust
Napoleon in Screen Test
 1940 Adventure in Diamonds
 1939 The Secret of Dr. Kildare
Dr. S.J. Carew
 1939 Dancing Co-Ed
President Cavendish
 1939 The Witness Vanishes
Amos Craven
 1939 Miracles for Sale
Colonel Watrous
 1938 Smashing the Spy Ring
Dr. L.B. Carter
 1938 Say It in French
 1938 Carefree
Dr. Powers
 1938 The Young in Heart
 1938 Lord Jeff
 1938 The Toy Wife
Judge Rondell
 1938 The Lone Wolf in Paris
Grand Duke Gregor de Meyerson
 1938 There's Always a Woman
 1938 A Yank at Oxford
Dean Williams
 1938 Paradise for Three
William Reichenbach
 1938 Algiers
 1937 I'll Take Romance
William Kane
 1937 Behind the Criminal (Short)
Robert Carver
 1937 My Dear Miss Aldrich
Mr. Talbot
 1937 Double or Nothing
Mr. Dobson
 1937 The Life of Emile Zola
Colonel Sandherr
 1937 It Could Happen to You!
Prof. Schwab
 1937 The Devil Is Driving
Louis Wooster
 1937 The League of Frightened Men
Ferdinand Bowen
 1937 Maytime
Mr. Rudyard
 1937 Stolen Holiday
Francis Chalon
 1937 Bulldog Drummond Escapes
 1936 Mad Holiday
Ben Kelvin
 1936 Anthony Adverse (uncredited)
 1936 Meet Nero Wolfe
Emanuel Jeremiah (E.J.) Kimball
 1936 Hearts Divided
 1936 Speed
Uncle Edward Emery (uncredited)
 1936 Frankie and Johnnie
 1936 Little Lord Fauntleroy
Mr. Snade
 1936 The Music Goes 'Round
 1936 The Invisible Ray
Sir Francis Stevens
 1935 Professional Soldier
Christian Ledgard
 1935 A Tale of Two Cities
Victor (uncredited)
 1935 The Melody Lingers On
 1935 Shanghai
 1935 Naughty Marietta
Don Carlos de Braganza
 1935 The White Cockatoo
Marcus Lovscheim
 1934 The President Vanishes
Martin Drew
 1934 The Pursuit of Happiness
Rev. Lyman Banks
 1932 The Trans-Atlantic Mystery (Short)
Dodge - Miller's Valet (uncredited)
 1930 Outward Bound
The Policeman (uncredited)
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Stage Play: Major Pendennis. Written by Langdon Mitchell from a novel by William Makepeace Thackeray. Criterion Theatre: 26 Oct 1916- Mar 1917 (closing date unknown/75 performances). Cast: Alice Chapin, John Drew, Jane Houston, Walter Kingsford, Lester Lonergan, Helen MacKellar, Helen Menken, John S. O'Brien, Edith Shayne, Alison Skipworth... See more »


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Serious-looking, dignified English character actor from the London stage. On screen, he specialised in portraying noblemen (Prince Metternich in Juarez (1939), Grand Duke Gregor in The Lone Wolf in Paris (1938)) and heads of state (Napoleon III in The Story of Louis Pasteur (1936) and A Dispatch from Reuter's (1940) ). Also a long gallery of doctors , police inspectors and diverse authority ... See more »

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