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Austin Trevor (1897–1978)

Austin Trevor was born on October 7, 1897 in Belfast, Ireland as Claude Austin Trevor. He was an actor, known for The Red Shoes (1948), Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1939) and The Day the Earth Caught Fire (1961). He was married to Violet Clowes. He died on January 22, 1978 in London, England. See full bio »


(age 80) in London, England, UK

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 1959-1972 Whack-O! (TV Series)
Sir John Dalton / Brigadier Taplow
- Episode #8.6 (1972) ... Sir John Dalton
- Episode #4.3 (1959) ... Brigadier Taplow
 1969 W. Somerset Maugham (TV Series)
- Louise (1969) ... Gambler
 1969 The Main Chance (TV Series)
- Body and Soul (1969) ... Judge
 1969 World in Ferment (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1969)
 1967 The Forsyte Saga (TV Mini-Series)
- No Retreat (1967) ... Botterill
 1966 Foreign Affairs (TV Series)
Sir Hugh Marriot
- The Foreign Body (1966) ... Sir Hugh Marriot
 1966 Sergeant Cork (TV Series)
Joseph Fitzroy
- The Case of a Lady's Good Name (1966) ... Joseph Fitzroy
 1965 Here's Harry (TV Series)
- The Dinner Party (1965)
 1965 The Alphabet Murders
 1965 Poison Island (TV Series)
Dr. Beauregard
 1957-1965 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Marquis of Steventon / Mr. Galloway / Almady
- The Edwardians #1: The Walls of Jericho (1965) ... Marquis of Steventon
- Skyline for Two (1959) ... Mr. Galloway
- The Play's the Thing (1957) ... Almady
 1960-1965 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Silves / Sir Dudley Coniston
- Found Dead (1965) ... Silves
- Six Eyes on a Stranger (1960) ... Sir Dudley Coniston
 1962 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series)
Lord St Erth
- Loyalties (1962) ... Lord St Erth
 1961 The Escape of R.D.7 (TV Series)
Sir Charles Delman
- A Matter of Business (1961) ... Sir Charles Delman
- The Trap (1961) ... Sir Charles Delman
 1961 Never Back Losers
Col. Warburton
 1961 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre (TV Series)
Col. Warburton
- Never Back Losers (1961) ... Col. Warburton
 1961 The Day the Earth Caught Fire
Sir John Kelly
 1961 Frontier Drums (TV Series)
Lord Mulgrave
- An Englishman's Home (1961) ... Lord Mulgrave
- The Vengeance of Kardar Khan (1961) ... Lord Mulgrave
 1960-1961 Yorky (TV Series)
Mr. Playford / Mr. Cottram
- Raggle Taggle (1961) ... Mr. Playford
- Old Boy (1961) ... Mr. Playford
- What's in a Name? (1960) ... Mr. Cottram
 1961 Boyd Q.C. (TV Series)
Brigadier Boyd
- The Season of the Year (1961) ... Brigadier Boyd
- Family Business (1961) ... Brigadier Boyd
 1961 Konga
Dean Foster
 1960 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Mr. Alfred
- The New Man (1960) ... Mr. Alfred
 1960 Somerset Maugham Hour (TV Series)
Hon. Charles Pelling
- A Casual Affair (1960) ... Hon. Charles Pelling
 1960 Interpol Calling (TV Series)
Dr. Martin
- The Heiress (1960) ... Dr. Martin
 1959 H.G.Wells' Invisible Man (TV Series)
Antwone Hugo
- The White Rabbit (1959) ... Antwone Hugo
 1959 Hancock's Half Hour (TV Series)
- Twelve Angry Men (1959) ... Judge
 1959 The Third Man (TV Series)
- An Offering of Pearls (1959) ... Beaucaid
 1959 Charlesworth (TV Series)
Lakington / M. Laporte
- In the Black (1959) ... Lakington
- Pearls Before... (1959) ... M. Laporte
 1959 Horrors of the Black Museum
Commissioner Wayne
 1959 Man in a Cocked Hat
Secretary General (uncredited)
 1958 Private Investigator (TV Series)
Sir Julian Waite
- The Missing Crucifix (1958) ... Sir Julian Waite
 1955-1958 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
M. Lacadé, Mayor of Lourdes / Sigbert von Mohrungen
- Bernadette Soubirous (1958) ... M. Lacadé, Mayor of Lourdes
- The Devil's General (1955) ... Sigbert von Mohrungen
 1958 Fair Game (TV Series)
Captain Carmner
- Bull and Bear (1958) ... Captain Carmner
 1958 East End, West End (TV Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1958)
 1957 Dangerous Exile
M. Petitval
 1957 Your Past Is Showing
Minister with Heart Attack (uncredited)
 1957 Overseas Press Club - Exclusive! (TV Series)
Camp Commandant
- The Millionth Frenchman (1957) ... Camp Commandant
 1957 Abandon Ship
Edward Wilton
 1956 The Count of Monte Cristo (TV Series)
Don Feliz
- A Toy for the Infanta (1956) ... Don Feliz
 1956 Tons of Trouble
Sir Hervey Shaw
 1955 Quatermass II (TV Mini-Series)
- The Coming (1955) ... Fowler
- The Food (1955) ... Fowler
- The Mark (1955) ... Fowler
 1955 To Paris with Love
Leon de Colville
 1954 The Detective
 1952 Affairs of State (TV Movie)
 1952 Eight to a Bar (TV Series)
Arno Krischner
- A Shot in the Dark (1952) ... Arno Krischner
 1950 Twelve Thousand (TV Movie)
Prussian Colonel
 1950 So Long at the Fair
Police Commissaire
 1949 Her Excellency (TV Movie)
Senor Riazza
 1949 And So to Bed (TV Movie)
Charles II
 1948 The Red Shoes
Prof. Palmer
 1947 The Merchant of Venice (TV Movie)
 1946 Lisbon Story
Maj. Lutzen
 1944 Champagne Charlie
The Duke
 1944 Heaven Is Round the Corner
John Cardew
 1943 The New Lot (Short)
Soldier Talking to Corporal (uncredited)
 1942 The Young Mr. Pitt
French Registrar (uncredited)
 1942 The Big Blockade
German: U-boat Captain
 1942 The Seventh Survivor
Captain Hartzmann
 1940 The Briggs Family
John Smith
 1940 Under Your Hat
Boris Vladimir
 1940 Night Train to Munich
Capt. Prada (as Austen Trevor)
 1940 Law and Disorder
 1939 The Lion Has Wings
Schulemburg - German Air Chief of Staff
 1939 The Pelican (TV Movie)
Paul Lauzun
 1939 The Followers (TV Movie)
Colonel Redfern
 1937 Knight Without Armor
Col. Adraxine
 1936 Rembrandt
Marquis de Grand-Coeur
 1936 Hideout in the Alps
Swiss Hotelier-Gang Leader
 1936 The Beloved Vagabond
Count de Verneuil
 1936 Le vagabond bien-aimé
Count de Verneuil
 1936 La vie parisienne
Don Joâo (uncredited)
 1936 Parisian Life
Don Joao
 1935 Mimi
 1935 Inside the Room
Pierre Santos
 1934 Vagabond Violinist
Pierre Falaise
 1934 Death at a Broadcast
Leopold Dryden
 1933 Spy 77
Captain Larco
 1932 A Safe Proposition
Count Tonelli
 1932 The Chinese Puzzle
Paul Markatel
 1932 The Crooked Lady
Captain James Kent
 1931 Night in Montmartre
Paul deLisle
 1930 The Man from Chicago
Inspector Drew
 1930 Escape!
 1930 The W Plan
Captain of Military Police

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He acted in Denison Clift and Frank Gregory's play, "The Moon is Red," at the Daly's Theatre in London, England with Joyce Bland, Helen Goss, Hugh Miller, George Curzon, and Eille Norwood in the cast. Frank Gregory was also director. See more »

Alternate Names:

Austen Trevor | Auston Trevor


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The first actor to play Hercule Poirot in films. His portrayal of the courtier Le Beau in the 1936 "As You Like It", with its whiskers and thick French accent, is vaguely reminiscent of Agatha Christie's detective. See more »

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