Played Hercule Poirot in Agatha Christie
's 1930 play "Black Coffee" (laterfilmed as Black Coffee
(1931) with Austin Trevor
) and her 1940 play "Peril at End House". "Peril at End House" was filmed for television many years later as part of the "Agatha Christie's Poirot" series, with David Suchet as the famous detective.
Francis L.Sullivan | Francis Sullavan | Francis Sullivan | François Sully
5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Awarded a Tony in 1955 for supporting dramatic actor in Witness For the Prosecution. Charles Laughton
, who played the same role in the 1957 film version, was Oscar nominated for his performance in the best actor category, not best supporting actor.
Heavy jowled and distinctive deep peppery voice