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Robert Morley (I) (1908–1992)


English character actor Robert Morley was educated in England, Germany, France and Italy. His family planned for him to go into the diplomatic service but he liked the idea of acting more. After studying at The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in London he appeared on the London stage in 1929 and in 1938 he first appeared on Broadway as the ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Known For

The African Queen
The African Queen The Brother / Rev. Samuel Sayer
(1951)
Around the World in Eighty Days
Around the World in Eighty Days Ralph - Bank of England Governor
(1956)
Beat the Devil
Beat the Devil Peterson
(1953)
Topkapi
Topkapi Cedric Page
(1964)

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 1989 Istanbul
Atkins
 1987 Little Dorrit
Lord Decimus Barnacle
 1987 The Trouble with Spies
Angus
 1984 Second Time Lucky
God
 1981 Loophole
Godfrey
 1980 Oh Heavenly Dog
Bernie
 1979 Scavenger Hunt
Bernstein
 1979 The Human Factor
Doctor Percival
 1975 Hugo the Hippo
Sultan (voice)
 1973 Theatre of Blood
Meredith Merridew
 1971 When Eight Bells Toll
Sir Arthur Artford Jones ('Uncle Arthur')
 1970 Song of Norway
Berg
 1970 Doctor in Trouble
Captain George Spratt
 1970 Lola
Judge Roxborough
 1969 Sinful Davey
Duke of Argyll
 1969 Some Girls Do
Miss Mary
 1968 Hot Millions
Caesar Smith
 1967 Woman Times Seven
Dr. Xavier - episode 'Super Simone'
 1966 The Trygon Factor
Hubert Hamlyn
 1966 Finders Keepers
Colonel Roberts
 1966 Way... Way Out
Harold Quonset
 1966 Tender Scoundrel
Lord Swift
 1966 Hotel Paradiso
Henri Cotte
 1965 Life at the Top
Tiffield
 1965 Genghis Khan
The Emperor of China
 1964 Agent 8 3/4
Colonel Cunliffe
 1963 Ladies Who Do
Colonel Whitforth
 1963 Take Her, She's Mine
Mr. Pope-Jones
 1963 Murder at the Gallop
Hector Enderby
 1963 Nine Hours to Rama
P.K. Mussadi
 1962 The Boys
Montgomery
 1962 The Road to Hong Kong
Leader of the 3rd Echelon
 1962 Go to Blazes
Arson Eddie
 1961 Wonderful to Be Young!
Hamilton Black
 1960 The Battle of the Sexes
Robert Macpherson
 1959 Libel
Sir Wilfred
 1959 The Journey
Hugh Deverill
 1958 The Sheriff of Fractured Jaw
Uncle Lucius
 1958 Law and Disorder
Judge Sir Edward Crichton
 1956 Around the World in Eighty Days
Ralph - Bank of England Governor
 1954 The Rainbow Jacket
Logan
 1952 Curtain Up
W.H. 'Harry' Derwent Blacker
 1951 The African Queen
The Brother / Rev. Samuel Sayer
 1951 Outcast of the Islands
Elmer Almayer
 1949 Edward, My Son
Cameo (uncredited)
 1949 Hour of Glory
The Minister (uncredited)
 1947 The Ghosts of Berkeley Square
Gen. 'Jumbo' Burlap / Nawab of Bagwash
 1945 A Yank in London
Duke of Exmoor
 1942 The Foreman Went to France
Mayor Coutare of Bivary
 1942 This Was Paris
Van Der Stuyl
 1942 The Big Blockade
German: Von Geiselbrecht
 1941 You Will Remember
Tom Barrett / Leslie Stuart
 1935 Scrooge
Rich man (uncredited)
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10 Print Biographies | 1 Article | 2 Pictorials | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

6' 0½" (1.84 m)
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Actors live in a cocoon of praise. They never meet the people who don't like them. See more »

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When asked to give a talk at his old school, Wellington, he said the only reason he would return to the school would be to burn it down. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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