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MacDonald Parke (1891–1960)

MacDonald Parke was born on July 30, 1891 in Cornwall, Ontario, Canada as John Alexzander MacDonald Parke. He was an actor, known for Summertime (1955), The Mouse That Roared (1959) and Mr. Mergenthwirker's Lobblies (1949). He died on July 17, 1960 in London, England. See full bio »


(age 68) in London, England, UK

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 1959 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Edmund L. Hartley
- Sweet Poison (1959) ... Edmund L. Hartley
 1959 A Touch of Larceny
Jason Parrish (as Macdonald Parke)
 1959 The Battle of the Sexes
'C.J.' (as Macdonald Parke)
 1959 The Mouse That Roared
General Snippet (as Macdonald Parke)
 1958 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
- The Greatest Man in the World (1958) ... Kolbmeyer
 1958 Hell, Heaven or Hoboken
American General (as Macdonald Parke: in closing credits)
 1956-1958 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Jake Alton / Gordon
- High Tension (1958) ... Jake Alton
- World of His Own (1956) ... Gordon
 1957 A King in New York (uncredited)
 1951-1957 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Mr. Wickens / Mr. Sandler / Amos Ames / ...
- Mrs. Wickens in the Fall (1957) ... Mr. Wickens
- The Troubled Air (1953) ... Mr. Sandler
 1957 Mrs Wickens in the Fall (TV Movie)
Bob Wickens
 1956 Beyond Mombasa
 1956 The March Hare
 1956 The Count of Monte Cristo (TV Series)
John Crane
- The Texas Affair (1956) ... John Crane
 1953-1956 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series)
Mackenzie / Chester Hill / Arthur Holcomb / ...
- Better Mousetraps (1956) ... Mackenzie
- Deadline: Vienna (1956) ... Chester Hill
- Pitfall (1955) ... Arthur Holcomb
- Border Incident (1955) ... Winters
- Pardon My Ghost (1954) ... Edmund P. Jossop
 1955 London Playhouse (TV Series)
Mr. Bright
- The Glorification of Al Toolum (1955) ... Mr. Bright
 1955 Summertime
Mr. McIlhenny
 1954 The Last Moment
Tom Canting (segment: 'The Last Moment')
 1954 Three's Company
Evans (segment "The Scream' story)
 1954 The Good Die Young
Mr. Carruthers (uncredited)
 1953 The 23rd Mission (TV Movie)
 1953 Is Your Honeymoon Really Necessary?
Admiral Fields
 1952 Babes in Bagdad
 1952 The Paris Express
Chicago Businessman
 1952 Penny Princess
Schuyster the Lawyer (uncredited)
 1952 Island of Desire
Ship's Captain
 1951 A Tale of Five Women
New York Magazine Editor
 1950 European Assignment
B.G. Bradley
 1948 The Fool and the Princess
Colonel Wingfield
 1948 The Front Page (TV Movie)
Sheriff Hartman
 1948 No Orchids for Miss Blandish
Doc (as Macdonald Parke)
 1946 Teheran
Maj. Wellman, USA
 1944 Candlelight in Algeria
 1943 Yellow Canary
Intelligence Chief (uncredited)
 1942 Wings and the Woman
Man (as MacDonald Park)
 1941 Hi Gang!
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

MacDonald Park | Macdonald Parke

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Heavy-set, balding character actor who often played gullible Americans in British films of the 1940's and 50's. His voice was also featured on radio in 'Riders of the Range'.

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