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Robert Newton (I) (1905–1956)


Robert Newton was one of the great character actors -- and great characters -- of the British cinema, best remembered today for playing Long John Silver in Treasure Island (1950) and its sequel for Walt Disney in the 1950s. His portrayal of Long John Silver and of Blackbeard, the Pirate (1952) created a persona that was so indelible that his vocal... See full bio »

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 1956-1957 The Adventures of Long John Silver (TV Series)
Capt. Long John Silver
- Dragon Slayer (1957) ... Capt. Long John Silver
- The Devil's Stew (1957) ... Capt. Long John Silver
- Voodoo (1957) ... Capt. Long John Silver
- Strange Cargo (1957) ... Capt. Long John Silver
- The Fishwife (1957) ... Capt. Long John Silver
 1953-1955 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Philip Marshall / Mr. Fishkettle
- The Suspect (1955) ... Philip Marshall
- The Ascent of Alfred Fishkettle (1953) ... Mr. Fishkettle
 1953-1955 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
Simon Mantle / John Lindsey, the Baker
- The Argonauts (1955) ... Simon Mantle
- The Baker of Barnbury (1953) ... John Lindsey, the Baker
 1955 Climax! (TV Series)
Keith Dorrant
 1954 Long John Silver
Robert Louis Stevenson's immortal Long John Silver
 1954 The Beachcomber
Edward 'Honorable Ted' Wilson
 1954 The High and the Mighty
Gustave Pardee
 1953 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
- Confession (1953)
 1953 The Plymouth Playhouse (TV Series)
 1952 Blackbeard, the Pirate
Edward Teach / Blackbeard
 1951 Soldiers Three
Pvt. Bill Sykes
 1950 Waterfront Women
Peter McCabe
 1948 Kiss the Blood Off My Hands
Harry Carter
 1948 Snowbound
Derek Engles
 1947 Temptation Harbor
Bert Mallison
 1947 Odd Man Out
Lukey
 1946 Night Boat to Dublin
Capt. David Grant
 1942 Wings and the Woman
Jim Mollison
 1942 A.J. Cronin's Hatter's Castle
James Brodie
 1940 Channel Incident (Short)
Tanner
 1940 Bulldog Sees It Through
Watkins
 1940 21 Days Together
Tolly
 1939 Dangerous Cargo
Cmdr. Tomasou
 1939 Poison Pen
Sam Hurrin
 1937 I, Claudius
Cassius, Capt. of Caligula's Guard
 1937 The Green Cockatoo
Dave Connor
 1937 Murder on Diamond Row
Larry Graeme
 1937 Troopship
Jim Carter
 1937 Dark Journey
Officer of U-Boat
 1937 Fire Over England
Don Pedro
 1932 Reunion
 1924 The Tremarne Case (Short)
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Other Works:

He acted in Maxwell Anderson and Cecil Madden's play, "Saturday's Children," at the Wimbledon Theatre in Wimbledon, London, England with Hermione Baddeley and Phyllis Konstam in the cast. See more »

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1 Print Biography | 2 Articles | See more »

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Alfred Hitchcock thought Louis Jourdan was all wrong as the lower class groom/lover in "The Paradine Case," but he was overruled by producer David O. Selznick. Hitchcock wanted Newton for the part. See more »

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