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Irving Pichel (1891–1954)

Irving Pichel was born on June 24, 1891 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. He was an actor and director, known for The Most Dangerous Game (1932), Martin Luther (1953) and Destination Moon (1950). He was married to Violette Wilson. He died on July 13, 1954 in Hollywood, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1953 Martin Luther
 1951 Santa Fe
 1950 Destination Moon
Off Screen Narrator of Woody Woodpecker Cartoon (uncredited)
 1950 Quicksand
Radio Announcer (voice, uncredited)
 1950 The Great Rupert
Puzzled Pedestrian (uncredited)
 1949 She Wore a Yellow Ribbon
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1947 Something in the Wind
Dynamo Dan (voice, uncredited)
 1947 They Won't Believe Me
Courtroom Extra (uncredited)
 1946 The Bride Wore Boots
Steeplechase Announcer (uncredited)
 1946 Tomorrow Is Forever
Radio Commentator (voice, uncredited)
 1943 December 7th: The Movie
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1943 The Moon Is Down
Peder, Inn Keeper (uncredited)
 1941 How Green Was My Valley
Huw Morgan as an Adult (voice, uncredited)
 1939 Old Hickory (Short)
Bruce Renoir
 1939 Torture Ship
Dr. Herbert Stander
 1939 The Great Commandment
Jesus Christ (voice, uncredited)
 1939 Rio
 1939 Dick Tracy's G-Men
Nicolas Zarnoff
 1939 Exile Express
 1939 Juarez
Gen. Carbajal
 1938 Topper Takes a Trip
 1938 Newsboys' Home
Tom Davenport
 1938 Gambling Ship
 1938 There Goes My Heart
Mr. Gorman
 1938 Jezebel
 1937 High, Wide, and Handsome
Mr. Stark
 1937 Armored Car
 1937 Join the Marines
Col. Leonard
 1936 General Spanky
 1936 Down to the Sea
Alex Fotakis
 1936 Special Agent K-7
Lester Owens
 1936 The House of a Thousand Candles
Anton Sebastian
 1936 Don't Gamble with Love
Rick Collins
 1935 Three Kids and a Queen
 1934 The Silver Streak
Captain Herman Bronte
 1934 British Agent
Sergei Pavlov
 1934 She Was a Lady
 1934 Return of the Terror
Daniel Burke
 1934 Such Women Are Dangerous
 1934 Fog Over Frisco
Jake Bello
 1933 The Right to Romance
Dr. Beck
 1933 I'm No Angel
Bob - Clayton's Attorney (uncredited)
 1933 Night Flight
Dr. Decosta
 1933 Before Dawn
Police Radio Announcer (voice, uncredited)
 1933 The Story of Temple Drake
Lee Goodwin
 1933 King of the Jungle
 1933 The Woman Accused
District Attorney Clark
 1933 The Mysterious Rider
Cliff Harkness
 1933 Billion Dollar Scandal
Albert Griswold
 1932 Strange Justice
 1932 The Painted Woman
Robert Dunn, Lawyer
 1932 Forgotten Commandments
Prof. Marinoff
 1932 The Miracle Man
Henry Holmes
 1932 Two Kinds of Women
Senator Krull
 1931 The Cheat
Hardy Livingstone
 1931 The Road to Reno
Robert Millet
 1931 An American Tragedy
District Attorney Orville Mason
 1931 Murder by the Clock
Philip Endicott
 1930 The Right to Love
Caleb Evans
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Directed 2 actors to Oscar nominations: Monty Woolley (Best Actor, The Pied Piper (1942)) and J. Carrol Naish (Best Supporting Actor, A Medal for Benny (1945)). See more »

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