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John Philliber (1873–1944)

John Philliber was born on July 6, 1873 in Elkhart, Indiana, USA. He was an actor, known for Double Indemnity (1944), It Happened Tomorrow (1944) and A Lady Takes a Chance (1943). He died on November 6, 1944 in Elkhart. See full bio »

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 1944 Gentle Annie
 1944 Three Is a Family
Dr. Bartell
 1944 Summer Storm
Polycarp - Petroff's Butler
 1944 It Happened Tomorrow
Pop Benson
 1944 Ladies of Washington
Mother Henry
 1944 Strange Confession

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Slightly-built and balding, Philliber was primarily a stage actor. His greatest success was as Mr. Sycamore in "Winterset" on Broadway (1942). He came to films only near the end of his life, giving several poignant performances as frail elderly gentlemen.

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