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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), A Lady Takes a Chance (1943) and It Happened Tomorrow (1944). He died on November 6, 1944 in Elkhart. See full bio »

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Known For

Double Indemnity
Double Indemnity Joe Peters
(1944)
A Lady Takes a Chance
A Lady Takes a Chance Storekeeper
(1943)
It Happened Tomorrow
(1944)
Summer Storm
Summer Storm Polycarp - Petroff's Butler
(1944)

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 1944 Gentle Annie
Barrow
 1944 Three Is a Family
Dr. Bartell
 1944 Summer Storm
Polycarp - Petroff's Butler
 1944 Double Indemnity
Joe Peters
 1944 Ladies of Washington
Mother Henry
 1944 It Happened Tomorrow
Pop Benson
 1944 Strange Confession
Mortemart
 1943 A Lady Takes a Chance
Storekeeper

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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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