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John Stuart (I) (1898–1979)

John Stuart was born on July 18, 1898 in Edinburgh, Scotland as John Alfred Louden Croall. He was an actor, known for Superman (1978), Number 17 (1932) and Village of the Damned (1960). He was married to Barbara Markham, Muriel Angelus and Jeanne Lagrene. He died on October 17, 1979 in London, England. See full bio »


(age 81) in London, England, UK

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 1979 Accident (TV Series)
Dummy at Bridge
- Ends and Ways (1979) ... Dummy at Bridge
 1978 Superman
10th Elder
 1977 Supernatural (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Pettifer
- The Werewolf Reunion (1977) ... Mr. Pettifer
- Countess Ilona (1977) ... Mr. Pettifer
 1976 ITV Sunday Night Drama (TV Series)
- The Nicest Man in the World (1976) ... Clergyman
 1975 Angels (TV Series)
Mr. Marshall
- Nights (1975) ... Mr. Marshall
 1975 Against the Crowd (TV Series)
- Poor Baby (1975) ... Judge
 1974 The Carnforth Practice (TV Series)
- The Tattered Anarchist (1974) ... Judge
 1973 Bowler (TV Series)
Commitee Member
- Members Only (1973) ... Commitee Member
 1973 The Adventurer (TV Series)
Records Clerk
- Mr. Calloway Is a Very Cautious Man (1973) ... Records Clerk
 1972 Young Winston
Speaker Peel
 1972 Doctor in Charge (TV Series)
Dr. Milroy
- Doctors' Lib (1972) ... Dr. Milroy
 1970 The Doris Day Show (TV Series)
Mr. Bradford / Jameson
- Doris Leaves Today's World: Part 2 (1970) ... Jameson
- Doris Hires a Millionaire: Part 2 (1970) ... Mr. Bradford
- Doris Hires a Millionaire: Part 1 (1970) ... Mr. Bradford
 1966 Son of the Sahara
The Caid
 1966 Sergeant Cork (TV Series)
Dr. Brown
- The Case of the Prominent Thespian (1966) ... Dr. Brown
 1965 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
- The Minister (1965) ... Ardrossan
 1962-1964 Dr. Finlay's Casebook (TV Series)
Anaesthetist / Fairlie
- Dear Doctor (1964) ... Anaesthetist
- What Money Can't Buy (1962) ... Fairlie
 1963 The Crimson Blade
Beverley (uncredited)
 1963 Paranoiac
 1963 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Bill Leeston
- I Can't Bear Violence (1963) ... Bill Leeston
 1962 Danger on My Side
Prison governor
 1962 The Cheaters (TV Series)
- The Case of George Peterson (1962) ... Inspector
 1961 Pit of Darkness
Lord Barnsford (uncredited)
 1960 Compelled
Book man
 1960 Village of the Damned
Professor Smith
 1960 Man from Interpol (TV Series)
Inspector / McCall
- Love by Extortion (1960) ... Inspector
- The Key Witness (1960) ... McCall
 1960 Bottoms Up
Police Officer
 1960 Sink the Bismarck!
Captain (Hood)
 1959 The Men from Room 13 (TV Series)
Doctor Grierson
- The Man Who Lost His Trousers: Part 1 (1959) ... Doctor Grierson
 1959 The Mummy
 1959 Jo's Boys (TV Series)
Dr. Firth
- Part 7 (1959) ... Dr. Firth
- Part 4 (1959) ... Dr. Firth
 1959 Too Many Crooks
Inspector Jensen
 1959 The Unseeing Eye (Short)
Dr. Murray
 1954-1959 The Vise (TV Series)
Inspector / George Hilton / Dr.Wells / ...
- Time Alibi for Murder (1959) ... Dr.Wells
- Switch to Murder (1959) ... Henderson
- Scream in the Night (1959) ... Pelham
- Beyond Fear (1959) ... Dr.Gordon
 1958 Further Up the Creek
 1958 Ivanhoe (TV Series)
Brother Aubrey / Sir Thomas
- The Gentle Jester (1958) ... Brother Aubrey
- Slave Traders (1958) ... Sir Thomas
 1958 Blood of the Vampire
Uncle Phillippe
 1958 The Crossroad Gallows (Short)
Mr. Simmons
 1958 Murder Bag (TV Series)
Dr. Hinton
- Lockhart Casts a Net (1958) ... Dr. Hinton
 1958 The Revenge of Frankenstein
 1958 White Hunter (TV Series)
Paul Haggis
- Decision (1958) ... Paul Haggis
 1958 The New Adventures of Charlie Chan (TV Series)
Prof. John Curtis
- Kidnap (1958) ... Prof. John Curtis
 1957 O.S.S. (TV Series)
Prison Governor
- Operation Big House (1957) ... Prison Governor
 1957 Your Past Is Showing
Police Inspector
 1957 Enemy from Space
 1956 Eyewitness
Chief Constable
 1956 The Last Man to Hang?
 1956 The Adventures of Robin Hood (TV Series)
Stationarius / Pinot
- The Byzantine Treasure (1956) ... Stationarius
- The Deserted Castle (1956) ... Pinot
 1956 Raiders of the River
Mr. Hampton
 1956 Space School (TV Series)
Space Commodore Sir Hugh Sterling
- Episode #1.1 (1956) ... Space Commodore Sir Hugh Sterling
 1956 Johnny You're Wanted
 1956 Tons of Trouble
 1955 It's a Great Day
Det. Insp. Marker
 1955 Alias John Preston
Dr. Underwood
 1954-1955 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series)
Police Inspector / Prince Schiavoni
- Guilt (1955) ... Police Inspector
- Four Farewells in Venice (1954) ... Prince Schiavoni
 1955 John and Julie
Palace Sergeant
 1955 The Mysterious Bullet (Short)
Local Inspector (uncredited)
 1955 The Gilded Cage
 1955 Return to the Lost Planet (TV Series)
Dr. Lachlan McKinnon
 1954 The Grove Family (TV Series)
Plainclothes Police Officer
- Prevention and Cure (1954) ... Plainclothes Police Officer
 1954 Front Page Story
Counsel for the Prosecution
 1954 The Lost Planet (TV Series)
Dr. Lachlan McKinnon
 1954 Someone Else's Child (Documentary short)
 1953 Four Sided Triangle
 1953 Both Sides of the Law
 1953 Man in Hiding
 1953 Joey's Burglar (TV Movie)
Doctor Martin
 1952 A Time to Be Born (TV Movie)
 1952 The Ringer
 1952 To the Rescue (Short)
 1952 Joey (TV Movie)
Doctor Martin
 1951 Mr. Denning Drives North
 1951 The Magic Box
2nd Platform Man at Connaught
 1951 The Railway Children (TV Series)
- The End of Things (1951) ... Father
- The Beginning of Things (1951) ... Father
- The End of Things (1951) ... Father
- The Beginning of Things (1951) ... Father
 1950 Mr. Bowling Buys a Newspaper (TV Movie)
Supt. Winnik
 1949 Man on the Run
Det. Inspector Jim McBane
 1949 Temptations
Gerald Amersley
 1949 The Temptress
Sir Charles Clifford
 1949 Third Time Lucky
 1948 Escape from Broadmoor (Short)
Inspector Thornton
 1948 The Chronicles of Ben (TV Mini-Series)
- Through a Window (1948) ... Taylor
 1948 House of Darkness
Crabtree - the Solicitor
 1948 R.U.R. (TV Movie)
 1947 Mrs. Fitzherbert
Duke of Bedford
 1947 Mine Own Executioner
Dr. John Hayling
 1947 Murder in the Cathedral (TV Movie)
Second tempter
 1947 The Phantom Shot
Inspector Webb
 1945 Madonna of the Seven Moons
 1944 Candles at Nine
William Gardener, Turf Commission
 1944 Headline
L.B. Ellington
 1943 Women Aren't Angels
Major Gaunt
 1942 Flying Fortress
Captain Harvey (uncredited)
 1942 Hard Steel
Alan Saunders
 1942 Banana Ridge
Chief Police Officer Staples
 1942 The Missing Million
Inspector Dicker
 1942 Courageous Mr. Penn
 1942 The Big Blockade
Royal Navy: Naval Officer
 1942 The Seventh Survivor
Robert Cooper
 1941 Ships with Wings
Cmdr. Hood
 1941 Old Mother Riley's Ghosts
John Cartwright
 1940 Old Mother Riley in Society
Tony Morgan
 1938 The Claydon Treasure Mystery
Peter Kerrigan
 1937 Talking Feet
Dr. Roger Hood
 1937 The Show Goes On
Mack McDonald
 1937 Pearls Bring Tears
Harry Willshire
 1937 The Elder Brother
Ronald Bellairs
 1936 Reasonable Doubt
Noel Hampton
 1936 The Secret Voice
Jim Knowles
 1935 Lend Me Your Husband
Jeff Green
 1935 Abdul the Damned
Capt. Talak-Bey
 1935 Once a Thief
Roger Drummond
 1935 Regal Cavalcade
Explorer in Tent
 1935 D'Ye Ken John Peel?
Captain Moonlight
 1934 The Black Abbot
Frank Brooks
 1934 The Four Masked Men
Trevor Phillips
 1934 The Pointing Finger
Lord Rollestone
 1934 The Green Pack
Larry Dean
 1934 The Blue Squadron
Colonel Mario Spada
 1934 Grand Prix
Jack Holford
 1934 Blind Justice
John Summers
 1933 Home, Sweet Home
Richard Pelham
 1933 Little Fella
Major Tony Griffiths
 1933 Love's Old Sweet Song
Paul Kingslake
 1933 Mr. Quincey of Monte Carlo
Mr. Quincey
 1933 Naughty Cinderella
Michael Wynard
 1933 The House of Trent
John Trent
 1933/I The Wandering Jew
Pietro Morelli
 1933 Enemy of the Police
John Meakin
 1933 Mayfair Girl
Robert Blair
 1933 Head of the Family
Bill Stanmore
 1933 This Week of Grace
Henry Baring
 1933 The Lost Chord
David Graham
 1932 Men of Steel
James 'Iron' Harg
 1932 Number 17
Barton - the Detective
 1932 Verdict of the Sea
Gentleman Burton
 1932 In a Monastery Garden
Michael Ferrier
 1931 The Wrong Mr. Perkins (Short)
Larry Byrne
 1930 Children of Chance
 1930 Kissing Cup's Race
Lord Jimmy Hilhoxton
 1930 No Exit
Bill Alden
 1930 The Brat
Max Nicholson
 1930 Eve's Fall (Short)
Jack Tremaine
 1929 Atlantic
 1929/II Memories (Short)
 1929 Taxi for Two
Jack Devenish
 1929 Kitty
Alex St. George
 1929 High Seas
Tiny Bracklethorpe
 1928 Smashing Through
Richard Bristol
 1928 Sailors Don't Care
Slinger Woods
 1927 A Woman in Pawn
James Rawdon
 1927 With Cobham to the Cape
John Massey
 1927 The Glad Eye
 1927 Roses of Picardy
Lieutenant Skene
 1926 Back to the Trees (Short)
Philip Brain-Marsh
 1926 The Woman Juror (Short)
 1926 Curfew Shall Not Ring Tonight (Short)
 1926 Baddesley Manor: The Phantom Gambler (Short)
Stephen Ellis
 1926 The Tower of London (Short)
 1925 Venetian Lovers
Bob Goring
 1925 Parted (Short)
The Tourist
 1925 A Daughter of Love
Dudley Bellairs
 1925 We Women
Michael Rivven
 1924 Her Redemption
Jack Latimer
 1924 His Grace Gives Notice
Joseph Longley
 1923 Constant Hot Water (Short)
 1923 The Loves of Mary, Queen of Scots
George Douglas
 1923 The Reverse of the Medal (Short)
 1923 Little Miss Nobody
Guy Cheviot
 1923 This Freedom
Huggo Occleve
 1922 The Extra Knot (Short)
Teddy Blythe
 1922 If Four Walls Told
Ned Mason
 1922 A Sporting Double
Will Blunt
 1922 The Little Mother
 1922 Sinister Street
Michael Fane
 1921 Belle of the Gambling Den (Short)
 1921 Something in the City (Short)
 1921 The Man Who Came Back (Short)
 1921 The Notorious Mrs. Fagin (Short)
 1921 The Stolen Jewels (Short)
 1921 Eileen Alannah (Short)
The Man
 1921 Home Sweet Home (Short)
 1921 Sally in Our Alley (Short)
The Man
 1921 Land of My Fathers
David Morgan
 1920 The Lights of Home
Philip Compton
 1920 The Great Gay Road
Rodney Foster
 1920 Her Son
Min Gascoyne
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Tall, dark-haired leading man of the silent screen, a sort of British equivalent to Valentino, usually cast in dashing romantic roles. Apparently, he rarely used a double and sustained several injuries, at one time nearly drowning while filming in Cardigan Bay. Stuart successfully made the transition to sound and later became a prolific character actor. He also acted on stage from 1919. Stuart ... See more »

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