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Launce Maraschal (1892–1972)

Launce Maraschal was born on October 26, 1892 in Blackburn, Lancashire, England as Tom Garstang. He was an actor, known for Fiend Without a Face (1958), On the Spot (1948) and The Detective (1954). He died in 1972 in Marylebone, London, England. See full bio »

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Fiend Without a Face
On the Spot
On the Spot Chief Detective Commisioner John Kelly
The Detective
The Detective Texan Millionaire
Murder on Approval
Murder on Approval J.D. Everleigh


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 1960 Hotel Imperial (TV Series)
Managing Director
- Changes in the Staff (1960) ... Managing Director
 1959 Sunday's Child (TV Series)
Mr. Vanderbeer
- The Star (1959) ... Mr. Vanderbeer
 1958-1959 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Judge Stovell / Old man
- No Gun, No Guilt (1959) ... Judge Stovell
- Underground (1958) ... Old man
 1958 Orders to Kill
Gen. Nolan (uncredited)
 1958 Fiend Without a Face
 1958 Long Distance (TV Short)
Judge MacLean
 1957/II Violent Stranger
Canadian Consul (as Launce Marashal)
 1957 The Story of Esther Costello
Senator (uncredited)
 1957 Overseas Press Club - Exclusive! (TV Series)
General Coley
- The Millionth Frenchman (1957) ... General Coley
 1950-1957 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Sturveson / Crandall / Mr. Carver / ...
- Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1957) ... Sturveson
- The Voices (1955) ... Crandall
- Three Men on a Horse (1954) ... Mr. Carver
- Britannia of Billingsgate (1953) ... Cliff Elder
 1957 Second Fiddle
 1957 The New Adventures of Martin Kane (TV Series)
- The Inside Dope Story (1957) ... Rogers
 1956 Teenage Bad Girl
 1956 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series)
- Better Mousetraps (1956) ... Colton
 1955 Joe MacBeth
Physician (uncredited)
 1955 The Wise Cat (TV Movie)
The Butcher
 1955 The Atomic Man
Alcott, the Editor (uncredited)
 1955 Potasch and Perlmutter (TV Movie)
Henry Sieurman
 1955 Murder on Approval
J.D. Everleigh
 1955 The Mulberry Accelerator (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1955) ... Meyrick
 1954 The Green Scarf
Sen. Bell
 1954 Parliament of Science (TV Movie documentary)
Sir Hiram Maxim
 1954 The Detective
Texan Millionaire
 1952 Theatre Royal (TV Movie)
Herbert Dean
 1949 Counsellor at Law (TV Movie)
Francis Clark Baird
 1948 The Front Page (TV Movie)
Mayor (as Launce Marashal)
 1948 On the Spot (TV Movie)
Chief Detective Commisioner John Kelly
 1948 The Adding Machine (TV Movie)
The Boss
 1947 The Soul of Anthony Nero (TV Movie)
James McCarthy
 1947 You Can't Take It with You (TV Movie)
Mr. Kirby

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British actor and designer, in Canada from 1920. He was stage manager and designer at Hart House Theatre, 1926 to March 1928, designed sets and costumes for Jack Arthur at the Uptown Theatre on Yonge Street, Toronto, and toured Canada as stage manager and designer with the Maurice Colbourne Company. He acted in films and on the British stage and in films under the name of Launce Maraschal, also ... See more »

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